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AP Psychology - Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
Social Psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Attribution Theory
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
24 terms
AP Psychology - Abnormal Psychology
psychological disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
medical model
DSM-V-TR
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorde…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional patterns of thoughts,…
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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AP Psychology Unit 6 - Learning
learning
habituation
associative learning
classical conditioning
a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
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
decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infan…
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AP Psychology Unit 5 - Consciousness
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM (rapid eye movement) 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…
43 terms
AP Psychology - Development Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology Unit 7 - Cognition
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
a mental image or best example of a category.
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people.
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AP Psychology - perception
perception
sensation
after image
Depth perception
the process of creating meaningful patterns from raw sensory…
the experience of sensory stimulation
sense experience that occurs after a visual stimulus has been…
ability to perceive the world in three dimensions (3D) and th…
perception
the process of creating meaningful patterns from raw sensory…
sensation
the experience of sensory stimulation
32 terms
AP Psychology - Research Methods
Hindsight Bias
Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
An explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory.
A statement of the procedures (operations) used to define res…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Theory
An explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
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AP Psychology: Unit 13: Treatment
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
psychoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
in psychoanalysis, the blocking from consciousness of anxiety…
eclectic approach
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
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BT AP Psychology Unit 9 - Development Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
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AP Psychology Unit 7A
flashbulb memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
processing of information into the memory system- for example…
retention of encoded information over time
process of getting information out of memory storage
flashbulb memory
clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
encoding
processing of information into the memory system- for example…
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Myers for AP Psychology Unit 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…
44 terms
AP Psychology Unit 10 - Personality
personality
free association
psychoanalysis
unconscious
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
personality
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Development Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Development Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
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Myers' AP Psychology for AP*: Unit 3C
Chromosomes
DNA
Genes
Behavior Genetics
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
): a complex molecule containing genetic information that mak…
: the biochemical units of heredity that make up chromosomes,…
: the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and e…
Chromosomes
threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the…
DNA
): a complex molecule containing genetic information that mak…
55 terms
#13 Abnormal Psychology (AP Psychology)
Disorder Criteria
DSM V
Rosenhan's Study
Medical Model on Disorders
consist of deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior p…
Described: used by psychologists and psychiatrists to diagnos…
Conducted: a group of people faked hearing voices and were im…
assumes that psychological disorders are mental illnesses tha…
Disorder Criteria
consist of deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior p…
DSM V
Described: used by psychologists and psychiatrists to diagnos…
46 terms
Unit 3 AP Psychology Myers
biological psychologists
neuron
axon
myelin sheath
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the neuron extension that passes and electrical messages thro…
a layer of fatty tissue segmentally encasing the fibers of ma…
biological psychologists
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
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Unit 3 AP Psychology Myers
biological psychologists
neuron
dendrites
axon
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive mess…
the neuron extension that passes and electrical messages thro…
biological psychologists
the scientific study of the links between biological and psyc…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
7 terms
Ap Psychology
Introverted
repression
eclectic
Hindsight Bias
a quiet, shy, in-going person
caused by tension or anxiety derived from floating of informa…
collection of beliefs are well-ranging, diversified. it also…
A tendency of hearing about the research finding(Many other t…
Introverted
a quiet, shy, in-going person
repression
caused by tension or anxiety derived from floating of informa…
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AP Psychology Unit 2
hindsight bias
critical thinking
theory
hypothesis
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory
hindsight bias
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
critical thinking
thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
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AP Psychology- Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Attribution Theory
Fundamental Attribution Error
Attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
Social Psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
Attribution Theory
the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting ei…
44 terms
AP Psychology Unit 10 - Personality
personality
free association
psychoanalysis
unconscious
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable though…
personality
an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling,…
free association
in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in w…
37 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 3: Consciousness
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM (rapid eye movement) 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…
65 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 9
Developmental Psychology
Zygote
Fetus
Embryo
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
a fertilized egg
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
stage in prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks
Developmental Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
a fertilized egg
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AP Psychology Review 612 terms
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental Psychology
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
Empiricism
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Structuralism
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
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AP Psychology Chapters 8 & 9
learning
associative learning
classical conditioning
behaviorism
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
A type of learning in which an organism comes to associate st…
The view that psychology (1) should be an objective science t…
learning
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
associative learning
Learning that certain events occur together. The events may b…
61 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 14
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings often based on our beliefs, which predispose us to r…
social psychology
the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and re…
attribution theory
suggests how we explain someone's behavior—by crediting eithe…
46 terms
AP Psychology Unit 6 CONSCIOUSNESS
consciousness
circadian rhythm
REM sleep
alpha waves
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a…
rapid eye moment sleep; a recurring sleep stage during which…
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 that occur on a…
141 terms
AP Psychology (Unit 1)
Two factors that constitute to a good…
Wilhelm Wundt
Edward Titchener
Margaret Washburn
falsifiable proposition and a willing suspension of disbelief
A structuralist who made the first psychology lab in 1879 in…
A structuralist who brought Structuralism to America and used…
A structuralist who is also the first women to get a psycholo…
Two factors that constitute to a good…
falsifiable proposition and a willing suspension of disbelief
Wilhelm Wundt
A structuralist who made the first psychology lab in 1879 in…
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AP psychology chapter 3
biopsychology
neuroscience
evolution
natural selection
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
the gradual change in a species over time
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
biopsychology
Specialty in psychology that studies the interaction of biolo…
neuroscience
perspective on psychology that emphasizes the study of the br…
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AP Psychology - Chapter 1
What does "psych" mean in Greek?
Definition of psychology
Empirical method
What did Wundt focus on?
soul
the scientific study of the mind and behavior
method for acquiring knowledge based on observation, includin…
Parts of the mind - structuralism
What does "psych" mean in Greek?
soul
Definition of psychology
the scientific study of the mind and behavior
AP psychology chapter 1
psychology
empirical approach
pseudo-psychology
confirmation bias
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
Erroneous assertions or practices set forth as being scientif…
the tendency to attend to evidence that complements and confi…
psychology
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
empirical approach
a study conducted via careful observations and scientifically…
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Myers for AP Psychology Unit 4
absolute threshold
binocular cues
blind spot
Just Noticeable Difference
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
place on the retina out where the optic nerve leaves the eye,…
difference threshold; the smallest change in stimulation that…
absolute threshold
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
binocular cues
visual messages/cues that require two eyes (retinal disparity…
35 terms
AP Psychology Unit 2
hindsight bias
critical thinking
theory
hypothesis
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Is rationally deciding what to believe or what to do. When on…
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
hindsight bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
critical thinking
Is rationally deciding what to believe or what to do. When on…
607 terms
AP Psychology
Emotion (366)
James-Lange theory (367)
Cannon-Bard theory (367)
Two-factor theory (367)
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
the theory that an emotion-arousing stimulus simultaneously t…
the Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one mu…
Emotion (366)
a response of the whole organism, involving (1) physiological…
James-Lange theory (367)
the theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of…
60 terms
Ap Psychology
Central Nervous system
Peripheral Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
Autonomic Nervous System
brain and spinal cord
sensory and motor neurons that connect the CNS to the rest of…
the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls t…
part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the gland…
Central Nervous system
brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System
sensory and motor neurons that connect the CNS to the rest of…
27 terms
AP Psychology Unit 8A: MOTIVATION
Motivation
Instinct
Drive reduction theory
Homeostatis
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
The idea that a physiological need creates an arousal tension…
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant interval state;…
Motivation
A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
Instinct
A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
55 terms
AP Psychology Biology of Psychology
Acetylcholine (ach)
Action potential
Adrenal glands
Agonist
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
A neural impulse: a brief electrical charge that travels down…
A pair of endocrine glands just above the kidneys. The adrena…
Excite neurons by mimicking natural neurotransmitters or bloc…
Acetylcholine (ach)
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
Action potential
A neural impulse: a brief electrical charge that travels down…
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AP Psychology Biology of Psychology
Acetylcholine (ach)
Action potential
Adrenal glands
Agonist
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
A brief electrical charge that is generated by the movement o…
A pair of endocrine glands just above the kidney that secrete…
Excite neurons by mimicking natural neurotransmitters or bloc…
Acetylcholine (ach)
A neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also…
Action potential
A brief electrical charge that is generated by the movement o…
56 terms
AP Psychology Unit 14
Social psychology
alturism
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
...
...
...
...
Social psychology
...
alturism
...
39 terms
AP Psychology - Unit 5
consciousness
hypnosis
posthypnotic suggestion
dissociation
our awareness of ourselves and our environment. (Myers Psycho…
a social interaction in which one person (the subject) respon…
a suggestion, made during a hypnosis session, to be carried o…
a split in consciousness, which allows some thoughts and beha…
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment. (Myers Psycho…
hypnosis
a social interaction in which one person (the subject) respon…
200 terms
AP Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Conception
3 major issues of development
Babinski reflex
Study physical, mental, and social changes throughout the lif…
Physical development begins when sperm fertilizes the eggs
1. Nature vs Nurture... 2. Stages vs continuous process... 3. Stabi…
scrape bottom of baby foot and if its toes flare out, then ne…
Developmental Psychology
Study physical, mental, and social changes throughout the lif…
Conception
Physical development begins when sperm fertilizes the eggs
47 terms
AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
What we know comes from experience, Scientific knowledge is f…
introspection reveals the structure of the human mind... Wundt a…
Studies the function of mental and behavioral processes and h…
Study of behavior and thinking in experimental method
empiricism
What we know comes from experience, Scientific knowledge is f…
structuralism
introspection reveals the structure of the human mind... Wundt a…
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Myers for AP Psychology Unit 1
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
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
the view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
structuralism
an early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
62 terms
#7 Social Psychology (AP Psychology)
Norms
Zimbardo Prison Study
Social Loafing
Deindividuation
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
Defined: tendency to exert less effort/work when you are in a…
Defined: people feel anonymous in large groups and lose self-…
Norms
Implicit or explicit rules that apply to all members of group…
Zimbardo Prison Study
Conducted: Stanford students were randomly assigned roles of…
44 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 2
Hindsight Bias
Applied Research
Basic Research
Variables
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
research with clear, practical real-world applications
Explores questions that are of interest to psychologists but…
things that can vary among the participants in the research
Hindsight Bias
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Applied Research
research with clear, practical real-world applications
71 terms
AP Psychology
Acetylcholine (ACH)
Dopamine
Seratonin
Norepinephrine
Enables muscle action, learning, & memory. ... TOO MUCH: muscle…
Influences movement, learning, attention, and emotion. ... TOO M…
Affects mood (calm), hunger, sleep, arousal, and pain. TOO MU…
Regulates alertness and arousal (heart rate, sleep, stress, s…
Acetylcholine (ACH)
Enables muscle action, learning, & memory. ... TOO MUCH: muscle…
Dopamine
Influences movement, learning, attention, and emotion. ... TOO M…
72 terms
Myers for AP Psychology Unit 12
psychopathology
impaired functioning
biopsychosocial model
neurobiological model
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
a view of mental disorders as caused by a combination of inte…
a modern name for the medical model, in which psychological d…
psychopathology
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving that are maladapt…
impaired functioning
difficulty in fulfilling appropriate and expected family, soc…
40 terms
AP Psychology - Developmental Psychology
zygote
embryo
fetus
teratogens
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the emb…
zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell d…
embryo
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
1,328 terms
AP Psychology - ULTIMATE AP REVIEW
psychology
4 things you need in psychology
psychological perspectives (7)
empirical method
- the scientific study of behavior and mental processes... - fin…
critical thinking, skepticism, objecticity, curiousity
biological, behavioral, cognitive, evolutionary, humanistic,…
learning through observation, data, and logic
psychology
- the scientific study of behavior and mental processes... - fin…
4 things you need in psychology
critical thinking, skepticism, objecticity, curiousity
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