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11 termscreated on January 20, 2017
module 28
language
phoneme
morpheme
grammar
our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine…
in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
in a language, the smallest unit that carries meaning, may be…
in a language, a system of rules that enables us to communica…
language
our spoken, written, or signed words and the ways we combine…
phoneme
in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
13 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Final - First Semester
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Functionalism
Structuralism
Opened the first psychology lab at the university of Lepzig
Developed functionalism which was based on Darwin and stated…
Created by William James. Based on Darwin and state that ever…
Used introspection (looking in) to explore the elemental stru…
Wilhelm Wundt
Opened the first psychology lab at the university of Lepzig
William James
Developed functionalism which was based on Darwin and stated…
63 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 4- Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Perspective Definitions
Biological
Behavioral
Cognitive
Humanistic
They believed that behavior is explained by chemicals, brain…
They focused on observable and measurable behaviors.
They focused on memory, intelligence, problem-solving and ret…
They research the conscious experience, the freedom to choose…
Biological
They believed that behavior is explained by chemicals, brain…
Behavioral
They focused on observable and measurable behaviors.
5 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Module 6 - psych journal entry
encoding
storage
retrieval
phonemes
the process of getting information inside of your head by pro…
maintaining the information inside your head for some period…
the process of getting the information you have stored back o…
basic unit of sound in a language... - ch... - th
encoding
the process of getting information inside of your head by pro…
storage
maintaining the information inside your head for some period…
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Realism
When did it realism begin?
What is realism based on?
Characters are displayed in what type…
What does dialogue often reflect?
In the 19th century, but it continues throughout modern liter…
True-Life Experiences
A straightforward manner as possible, but without idealizing…
Vernacular
When did it realism begin?
In the 19th century, but it continues throughout modern liter…
What is realism based on?
True-Life Experiences
34 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP PSYCH DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
developmental psychology
continuity/stages
stability/change
zygote
study of physical, cognitive, and social processes
is development continuous or does it occur in gradual stages?
do our early personality traits persist through life or do th…
2 weeks ... fertilized egg
developmental psychology
study of physical, cognitive, and social processes
continuity/stages
is development continuous or does it occur in gradual stages?
11 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology: Unit III: Module 10
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System
Nerves
Sensory neurons
The brain and spinal cord. Body's decision maker.... The brain'…
Responsible for gathering information and for transmitting CN…
Electrical cables formed of bundles of axons, link the CNS wi…
Carry messages from the body's tissues and sensory receptors…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The brain and spinal cord. Body's decision maker.... The brain'…
Peripheral Nervous System
Responsible for gathering information and for transmitting CN…
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AP Psychology Week 1 Vocab
Absolute Threshold
Action Potential
Aggression
Anxiety
The intensity level of a stimulus such that a person has a 50…
A neural impulse; a brief electrical charge that travels down…
Any behavior directed towards another that is intended to cau…
An unpleasant state that is associated with feelings of uneas…
Absolute Threshold
The intensity level of a stimulus such that a person has a 50…
Action Potential
A neural impulse; a brief electrical charge that travels down…
118 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP psychology final exam
Wilhelm wundt
william james
structuralism
functionalism
opened the first laboratory. founded structuralism
founded functionalism. inspired by darwinism
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
Wilhelm wundt
opened the first laboratory. founded structuralism
william james
founded functionalism. inspired by darwinism
67 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych: Myers Ch 6
Operant conditioning
Law of effect
Operant chamber
Reinforcement
A type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if follo…
Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable co…
A chamber (or Skinner box) containing a bar or key that an an…
Any event that strengthens the behavior it follows
Operant conditioning
A type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if follo…
Law of effect
Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable co…
36 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych: Myers Ch 5
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
The biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of…
Rapid eye movement sleep; a recurring sleep stage during whic…
The relatively slow brain waves of a relaxed, awake state.
consciousness
Our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
circadian rhythm
The biological clock; regular bodily rhythms (for example, of…
63 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych: Myers Ch 4
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
33 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych: Myers Ch 2
Hindsight Bias
Double Blind Procedure
Independent Variable
Dependent Variables
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
An experimental procedure in which both the research particip…
The experimental factor that is manipulated--the variable who…
The outcome factor -- the variable that may change in respons…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Double Blind Procedure
An experimental procedure in which both the research particip…
99 termscreated on January 20, 2017
PSHS 2016-17 AP Psychology Unit 1 Vocab (Ch 1 & 13)
psychologist
correlation
psychology
pavlov
someone with a PhD (doctorate) in psychology
this association between two variables does not prove causation
scientific study of mental processes and behavior
russian scientist who inspired behaviorists by training dogs…
psychologist
someone with a PhD (doctorate) in psychology
correlation
this association between two variables does not prove causation
19 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology: Unit III Biological Bases of Behavior: Module 9
1800's: Franz Gall
Phrenology
Biological Psychologists
Humans are...
German physician that believed phrenology, studying bumps on…
It's popularity faded, but succeeded in focusing attention on…
The scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
Biopsychosocial systems
1800's: Franz Gall
German physician that believed phrenology, studying bumps on…
Phrenology
It's popularity faded, but succeeded in focusing attention on…
37 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 9 Vocabulary (part 2)
self-concept
gender-typing
Social Learning Theory
gender
all our thoughts and feelings about ourselves, in answer to t…
the acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role
theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitati…
biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which…
self-concept
all our thoughts and feelings about ourselves, in answer to t…
gender-typing
the acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role
12 terms
created on January 20, 2017
An acronym to remember Por & Para
para - P
para - E
para - R
para - F
purpose, goal
effect something has on something else
recipient
future date or time
para - P
purpose, goal
para - E
effect something has on something else
48 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Chapter 8 - Cognition
attention
spotlight model
zoom-lens model
cognitive load
the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentra…
attention has a focus, a margin, and a fringe
has all of the properties of the spotlight model, but it has…
the total amount of mental effort being used in working memory
attention
the behavioral and cognitive process of selectively concentra…
spotlight model
attention has a focus, a margin, and a fringe
24 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych Personality Vocab
Defense Mechanisms
Repression
Sublimation
Regression
a mental process (e.g., repression or projection) initiated,…
the action or process of suppressing a thought or desire in o…
socially unacceptable impulses or idealizations are unconscio…
defense mechanism leading to the temporary or long-term rever…
Defense Mechanisms
a mental process (e.g., repression or projection) initiated,…
Repression
the action or process of suppressing a thought or desire in o…
14 termscreated on January 20, 2017
2. Research and Scientific Method
Case Studies
Naturalistic Observation
Surveys
Illusory Correlation
A case study examines one person or group in hopes to reveals…
It is watching someone or something in it's natural environme…
They use samples estimate from a large sample of people their…
The perception of a relationship where none exists
Case Studies
A case study examines one person or group in hopes to reveals…
Naturalistic Observation
It is watching someone or something in it's natural environme…
41 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Vocab Topic 2
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Theory
Hypothesis
...
...
...
...
Hindsight Bias
...
Critical Thinking
...
60 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych: Myers Ch 1
Psychology
Socrates & Plato
Aristotle
Descartes
Study of behavior and mental processes. (The study of the mind)
(GREEK) Mind is separate from the body and after you die, the…
(GREEK) Knowledge is not pre-existing, grows from experience.
Spirits and channels for movement (nerves)
Psychology
Study of behavior and mental processes. (The study of the mind)
Socrates & Plato
(GREEK) Mind is separate from the body and after you die, the…
31 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 8: motivation, emotion and stress
Motivation
Instinct
Drive reduction theory
Homeostasis
A need or desire that energizes and directs Behavior
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly pattern through…
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state,…
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs Behavior
Instinct
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly pattern through…
26 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 7: Cognition
cognition
cognition
working memory
concepts... problem solving... decision maki…
all the mental activities associated with processing, underst…
flow of info between sensory register, LTM, language, and STM…
where thinking occurs
how to investigate cognition?
cognition
all the mental activities associated with processing, underst…
cognition
flow of info between sensory register, LTM, language, and STM…
14 termscreated on January 20, 2017
1. History & and approaches
wilhelm wundt
Edward Tichner
William James
Empiricism
founder of modern psychology ... First one to open a research ps…
first major school in psych (Structuralism) ... Structures of th…
father of american psychology... His ideas were the basis of fun…
understand our experiences through observation and experiment…
wilhelm wundt
founder of modern psychology ... First one to open a research ps…
Edward Tichner
first major school in psych (Structuralism) ... Structures of th…
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Unit 2
Operational definition
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Replication
A statement of the procedures used to define research variables
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response…
Repeating the essence of a research study, usually with diffe…
Operational definition
A statement of the procedures used to define research variables
Independent Variable
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
14 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Ap Psychology chapter 1
What philosopher was the first to conc…
Which philosopher is most well known f…
First psychological laboratory was est…
Who used the method of introspection t…
Aristotle
John Locke
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward titchener
What philosopher was the first to conc…
Aristotle
Which philosopher is most well known f…
John Locke
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AP Psych unit 8
basal metabolic rate
cannon-bard theory
cyberostracism
drive-reduction theory
body's resting rate of energy energy expenditure
theory than an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously trigg…
banishment or exclusion in a virtual environment such as the…
the idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension…
basal metabolic rate
body's resting rate of energy energy expenditure
cannon-bard theory
theory than an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously trigg…
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Unit 9 AP Psychology
developmental psychology
cross sectional study
longitudinal study
conception
physical, cognitive & social change throughout life span (stu…
participants of different ages studied at the same time
one group of people studied over a period of time
when egg is fertilized by sperm
developmental psychology
physical, cognitive & social change throughout life span (stu…
cross sectional study
participants of different ages studied at the same time
57 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych Midterm Review
Wundt
Structuralism
Titchner
Functionalism
Founded first reaearch lab in 1879;... "Father of scientific psy…
Studied consciousness; introspection... Examining one is mind an…
Created stucturalism
Focuses on howour mental and behavioral processes function -…
Wundt
Founded first reaearch lab in 1879;... "Father of scientific psy…
Structuralism
Studied consciousness; introspection... Examining one is mind an…
47 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 1 (History and Approaches)
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
Information is collected by objective observations and experi…
structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
15 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Unit 1 Quiz (Myers Second Edition)
The biological perspective in psycholo…
Who would be most likely to emphasize…
Which approach is most directly concer…
A clinical psychologist who explains b…
Blood Chemistry
Sigmund Freud
Biopsychosocial
Psychodynamic
The biological perspective in psycholo…
Blood Chemistry
Who would be most likely to emphasize…
Sigmund Freud
37 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych Unit 9 Vocab
Developmental Psychology
Maturation
Critical Period
Cross-Sectional Method
Study of age-related changes in behavior and mental processes…
Development governed by automatic, generally predetermined si…
A time of special sensitivity to specific types of learning,…
Measures individuals of various ages at one point in time and…
Developmental Psychology
Study of age-related changes in behavior and mental processes…
Maturation
Development governed by automatic, generally predetermined si…
27 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych Vocab Chapter 10
Cognition
Concepts
Prototypes
Algorithm
...
...
...
...
Cognition
...
Concepts
...
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AP Psychology Sem 1 Final Vocab
Culture
The Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective
Triangulation
Metacognition
the enduring behaviors ideas, attitudes, technology, and trad…
emphasizes the psychological (cognitive), and sociocultural f…
comparison of at least 2 views/explanations of the same thing
thinking about thinking, assumptions, methods, or goals
Culture
the enduring behaviors ideas, attitudes, technology, and trad…
The Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective
emphasizes the psychological (cognitive), and sociocultural f…
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AP Psych Chapter 7B & 11
Phonemes
Creativity
Morphemes
Illusionary Correlation
g
...
g
...
Phonemes
g
Creativity
...
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AP psychology final study guide ***
Wilhelm Wundt
Tabula Rasa
naturalistic observation
case study
Set up the first psychological laboratory research. Trained s…
John Locke's essay about a "blank slate", the idea that you a…
observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situa…
An observation technique in which one person or individual gr…
Wilhelm Wundt
Set up the first psychological laboratory research. Trained s…
Tabula Rasa
John Locke's essay about a "blank slate", the idea that you a…
15 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Salud y Belleza (verbos)
deprimirse/estar deprimido
diagnosticar
equilibrar
estar acomplejado
to be depressed
to diagnose
to balance
to have a complex
deprimirse/estar deprimido
to be depressed
diagnosticar
to diagnose
7 termscreated on January 20, 2017
ap psychology: chapter nine
encoding
storage
retrieval
short term memory
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
the retention of encoded material over time
the process of getting information out of memory storage
activated memory that holds a few items briefly before the in…
encoding
the processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
storage
the retention of encoded material over time
10 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 2 Module 5: The Scientific Method and Description
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
Replication
an explanation suing an integrated set of principles that org…
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory
a carefully worded statement of the exact procedures (operati…
repeating the essence of a research study, usually with diffe…
Theory
an explanation suing an integrated set of principles that org…
Hypothesis
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory
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Behaviour Genetics: Predicting individual differences
behaviour genetics
environment
chromosomes
DNA
variation among individuals is separated into genetic vs envi…
surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plan…
a thread-like structure of nucleic acids and protein found in…
molecule carries genetic instructions in growth, development,…
behaviour genetics
variation among individuals is separated into genetic vs envi…
environment
surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plan…
12 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 1 Module 3: Careers of Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Biological Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Psychometrics
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
the scientific study go all the mental activities associated…
the scientific study of the measurement of human abilities, a…
Experimental Psychology
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
Biological Psychology
the scientific study of the links between biological (genetic…
24 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 1 Module 2: Psychology's Big Issues and Approaches
Nature-Nature Issue
Natural Selection
Levels of Analysis
Biopsychosocial Approach
the longstanding controversy over the relative contributions…
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
the differing complementary views, from biological to psychol…
an integrated approach that incorporates biological, psycholo…
Nature-Nature Issue
the longstanding controversy over the relative contributions…
Natural Selection
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
22 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Unit 6 AP Psychology
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
an organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated…
learning that certain events occur together. These events may…
a type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
learning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
habituation
an organism's decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated…
42 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Module 4: Neural and Hormonal Systems
biological psychology
neuron
dendrite
axon
a branch of psychology dealing with the relationships between…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
the branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages an…
the long stretch of a neuron, it passes messages from the som…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology dealing with the relationships between…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.…
38 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psychology Ch.8/9 Vocab
memory
recall
recognition
relearning
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve informa…
A measure of memory in which the person need only identify it…
A measure of memory that assesses the amount of time saved wh…
memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
recall
A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve informa…
46 termscreated on January 20, 2017
ap pysch unit 8
Industrial-organizational psychology
Personnel psychology:
Organizational psychology:
Task leadership:
uses psychology in the workplace
for of I/O, focuses on employee recruitment, training, and de…
form of I/O, focuses on worker satisfaction and productivity
goal-oriented, sets standards and organizes work
Industrial-organizational psychology
uses psychology in the workplace
Personnel psychology:
for of I/O, focuses on employee recruitment, training, and de…
30 termscreated on January 20, 2017
AP Psych Personality Vocab
defense mechanisms
repression
regression
reaction formation
tactics that reduce or redirect anxiety by distorting reality
banishes anxiety arousing thoughts and feelings from consciou…
allows us to retreat to an earlier, more infantile stage of d…
the ego unconsciously makes unacceptable impulses look like t…
defense mechanisms
tactics that reduce or redirect anxiety by distorting reality
repression
banishes anxiety arousing thoughts and feelings from consciou…
24 termscreated on January 20, 2017
Chapter 9 Vocab
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
a mental image or best example of a category. Matching new it…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
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