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29 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Psych Chpt6 Vocab (nguyen)
Thinking
Well-defined Problem
Ill-defined Problem
Fixation
The processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
A problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
A problem lacking clear specification of either the start sta…
The inability to create a new interpretation of a problem
Thinking
The processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
Well-defined Problem
A problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
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AP US Government Vocabulary
Amicus curiae
Block Grants
Casework
Categorical Grants
An argument filed with a court by an individual or group who…
Federal money given to the states with few restrictions about…
When congressional staff help a constituent solve a problem
Money given by the federal government to the states to be use…
Amicus curiae
An argument filed with a court by an individual or group who…
Block Grants
Federal money given to the states with few restrictions about…
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Unit 6: Cognition
1. Cognition (Thinking)
2. Concept
3. Prototype
4. Category
Purposeful process that involves knowing, understanding, reme…
Distinction making "agents" that create mental groupings of s…
Mental model containing the most typical features of a concep…
Organizes concepts -A.T.
1. Cognition (Thinking)
Purposeful process that involves knowing, understanding, reme…
2. Concept
Distinction making "agents" that create mental groupings of s…
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Russia- AP Comparative Government
Autonomous republic
nomenklatura
Collectivization
Okrug
a territorial unit in the Soviet Union that was a member of t…
The selection process for the chosen few who command the comm…
Stalin in the late 1920s and early 1930s and in China under M…
one of ten territorial units of the Russian Federation that a…
Autonomous republic
a territorial unit in the Soviet Union that was a member of t…
nomenklatura
The selection process for the chosen few who command the comm…
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AP Psych Chapter 6
thinking
well-defined problem
ill-defined problem
fixation
the processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
a problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
a problem lacking clear specification of either the start sta…
the inability to create a new interpretation of a problem
thinking
the processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
well-defined problem
a problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
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Psych- Ch6 Vocab
Thinking
Well-defined problem
Ill-defined problem
Fixation
The processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
A problem with clear specifications of the start state, goal…
A problem lacking clear specification of either start state,…
The inability to create a new interpretation of a problem
Thinking
The processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
Well-defined problem
A problem with clear specifications of the start state, goal…
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AP Psych Ch 17: Therapy
psychotherapy
biomedical therapy
eclectic approach
psychoanalysis
an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
Prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directl…
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
Sigmund Freud's therapeutic technique;... Freud believed the pat…
psychotherapy
an emotionally charged, confiding interaction between a train…
biomedical therapy
Prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directl…
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Brunson AP Psychology Unit 2 Research Methods
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 Psych Unit 13 Vocab
psychotherapy
biomedical therapy
eclectic approach
psychoanalysis
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directl…
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
Freud's theory of personality and therapeutic technique that…
psychotherapy
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
biomedical therapy
prescribed medications or medical procedures that act directl…
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AP Psychology Chapter 1 Thinking Critically
Theory
Hypothesis
Replication
Survey
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory
the repetition of an experiment in order to test the validity…
a technique for ascertaining the self-reported attitudes or b…
Theory
an explanation using an integrated set of principles that org…
Hypothesis
a testable prediction, often implied by a theory
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Experiments & Observational Studies
Observational Study
Experiment
Treatment
Experimental Unit
Observes outcome without imposing any treatment.
Actively impose some treatment in order to receive the respon…
Methods imposed on the experimental unit
Single individual to which treatments are assigned.
Observational Study
Observes outcome without imposing any treatment.
Experiment
Actively impose some treatment in order to receive the respon…
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Sampling Error/Bias
Bias
Voluntary Response
Convenience Sampling
Undercoverage
Systematic error in measuring the estimate
People CHOOSE to respond; American Idol voting
Ask people who are/seem easy to ask
Some groups are left out
Bias
Systematic error in measuring the estimate
Voluntary Response
People CHOOSE to respond; American Idol voting
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Ap Euro: Industrial revolution
Why Britain?
Domestic tariff
Protective tariff
Infrastructure
1: scientific Revolution and Englighent... 2:proto-industrializa…
Shrinks size of market
Doesn't allow any forfeit products
The ability to transport goods
Why Britain?
1: scientific Revolution and Englighent... 2:proto-industrializa…
Domestic tariff
Shrinks size of market
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Sampling Design
Population
Sample
Census
Survey
All subjects under study for a given characteristic or variab…
Part of the population we actually examine
Process of gathering info from EACH MEMBER OF TE POPULATION
Process of collecting data from the SAMPLE
Population
All subjects under study for a given characteristic or variab…
Sample
Part of the population we actually examine
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AP Stats Chapter 7 Glossary
Biased estimator
Central Limit Theorem
Parameter
Population distribution
a statistic used to estimate a parameter is a biased estimato…
When n is large, the sampling distribution of the sample mean…
A number that describes some characteristic of a POPULATION.…
Gives values of the variable for all the individuals in a pop…
Biased estimator
a statistic used to estimate a parameter is a biased estimato…
Central Limit Theorem
When n is large, the sampling distribution of the sample mean…
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4-3
perfect independence
marginal frequencies
conditional relative frequencies
complete the table
percentages
number
percentages
all across... all down
perfect independence
percentages
marginal frequencies
number
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Ap psychology vocab test unit 2
hindsight bias
naturalistic observation
correlation
correlation coefficiant
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situa…
A measure of the extent to which two factors vary together-ho…
A statistical index of the relationship between two things (f…
hindsight bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
naturalistic observation
Observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situa…
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Logical Fallacies
scare tactics
either-or choices
slippery slope
sentimental appeals
- work by scaring people and exaggerating possible dangers we…
essentially an ultimatum; a way to simplify arguments and giv…
small problems that lead to bigger ones... - become fallacious…
use excessive emotions to distract readers from facts... - dist…
scare tactics
- work by scaring people and exaggerating possible dangers we…
either-or choices
essentially an ultimatum; a way to simplify arguments and giv…
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Part III Gathering Data
What is it about random... selection that…
Random event/phenomenon
If our goal as statisticians is to... unc…
Simulation
1. Nobody can guess the outcome in advance.... 2. Outcomes are e…
We know what outcomes could happen, but not which particular…
our greatest enemy and our most important tool.
A sequence of random outcomes that model a situation, often... d…
What is it about random... selection that…
1. Nobody can guess the outcome in advance.... 2. Outcomes are e…
Random event/phenomenon
We know what outcomes could happen, but not which particular…
452 termscreated on December 8, 2016
AP Psychology ALL Terms
psychology
nature-nurture issue
natural selection
neuroscience
the science of behavior and mental processes
the long-standing controversy over the relative contributions…
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
the perspective of psychological science that deals with how…
psychology
the science of behavior and mental processes
nature-nurture issue
the long-standing controversy over the relative contributions…
21 termscreated on December 8, 2016
AP Stats Chapter 13 Experiments and Observational Studies
Observational study
Retrospective study
Prospective study
Experiment
A study based on data in which no manipulation of factors has…
An observational study in which subjects are selected an then…
An observational study in which subjects are followed to obse…
An experiment manipulates factor levels to create treatments,…
Observational study
A study based on data in which no manipulation of factors has…
Retrospective study
An observational study in which subjects are selected an then…
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Literary terms (1984 part 2)
Simian
Adulation
Saccharine
Recurrent
relating to, resembling, or affecting apes or monkeys.
obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
excessively sweet or sentimental.
occurring often or repeatedly.
Simian
relating to, resembling, or affecting apes or monkeys.
Adulation
obsequious flattery; excessive admiration or praise.
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AP Statistics Chapter 5 Vocab
observational study
experiment
population
sample
observes individuals and measures variables of interest but d…
some treatment on individuals in order to observe their respo…
the entire group of individuals that we want information about
a part of the population that we actually examine in order to…
observational study
observes individuals and measures variables of interest but d…
experiment
some treatment on individuals in order to observe their respo…
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AP lang Exam
Rhetoric
Rhetorical Analysis
Rhetorical Precis
Syntax
The art of finding ways to persuade an audience
...
...
the arrangement of words into phrases, clauses, and sentences.
Rhetoric
The art of finding ways to persuade an audience
Rhetorical Analysis
...
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AP Environmental Science: Environmental Hazards and Human Health (Chapter 17)
risk
risk assessment
risk management
pathogen
the probability of suffering harm from a hazard that can caus…
the process of using statistical methods to estimate how much…
involves deciding whether or how to reduce a particular risk…
an organism that can cause disease in another organism
risk
the probability of suffering harm from a hazard that can caus…
risk assessment
the process of using statistical methods to estimate how much…
44 termscreated on December 8, 2016
APES Chapter 17
The 3 categories of human health risks
Infectious Diseases
Chronic Disease
Acute disease
Physical (Natural Disasters, UV radiation etc) , Biological (…
those caused by infections agents known as pathogens, i.e pne…
Slowly impairs the functioning of a person's body (heart dise…
rapidly impairs the functioning of a person's body. (ebola)
The 3 categories of human health risks
Physical (Natural Disasters, UV radiation etc) , Biological (…
Infectious Diseases
those caused by infections agents known as pathogens, i.e pne…
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APES Chapter 17 Vocab
risk
risk assessment
risk management
pathogen
the probability of suffering harm from a hazard that can caus…
the process of using statistical methods to estimate how much…
involves deciding whether or how to reduce a particular risk…
an organism that can cause disease in another organism. Examp…
risk
the probability of suffering harm from a hazard that can caus…
risk assessment
the process of using statistical methods to estimate how much…
49 termscreated on December 8, 2016
AP psychology unit 2 test
biological, humanistic, social-cultura…
hindsight bias
overconfidence
critical thinking
7 perspectives
tendency to believe that, after the outcome, you would've for…
- tendency to think more than you actually do... - overestimatio…
- 3 major components:... -> skepticism... -> curiosity... -> humility
biological, humanistic, social-cultura…
7 perspectives
hindsight bias
tendency to believe that, after the outcome, you would've for…
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AP Psych Chapter 6 Notecards
thinking
well-defined problem
ill-defined problem
fixation
processing of information to solve problems and make judgment…
a problem with clear specifications of the start state, goal…
a problem lacking clear specification of either the start sta…
inability to create a new interpretation of a problem
thinking
processing of information to solve problems and make judgment…
well-defined problem
a problem with clear specifications of the start state, goal…
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ap world
autonomy
capitalism
civilization
colony
right or power to govern oneself; self determination
economic system based on private ownership of the means of pr…
complex society with permanent location
foreign territory ruled by a parent state
autonomy
right or power to govern oneself; self determination
capitalism
economic system based on private ownership of the means of pr…
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Unit 2: Research Methods
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking Theory
Hypothesis
Operational Definition
...
...
...
...
Hindsight Bias
...
Critical Thinking Theory
...
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Unit 13: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
eclectic approach
psychotherapy
pscyhoanalysis
resistance
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
Freud's therapeutic technique. Freud believed the patient's f…
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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AP Psychology Test Nine
Cognitive Psychology
Humanist
Behaviorist
Dualism
focuses on the mental processes involved in perception, learn…
studies the whole person; people are naturally good; looks at…
psychologists should investigate only overt, observable behav…
seeing mind and body as two different things that interact
Cognitive Psychology
focuses on the mental processes involved in perception, learn…
Humanist
studies the whole person; people are naturally good; looks at…
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APES chptr 7
Demography
I=PAT
Fecundity
Fertility
the study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or th…
(environmental) impact= population X affluence X technology
actual reproductive rate of an organism or population, simila…
Being able to conceive children
Demography
the study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or th…
I=PAT
(environmental) impact= population X affluence X technology
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Logical Fallacies AP Lang
Personal Attack
Hasty or Sweeping Generalization
Either/Or Fallacy
Red Herring
Not attacking the argument but the character that makes his/h…
Drawing conclusion with too little evidence
There are only two options to choose, not this one, then the…
A clue that serves as a distraction to draw attention away fr…
Personal Attack
Not attacking the argument but the character that makes his/h…
Hasty or Sweeping Generalization
Drawing conclusion with too little evidence
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Basic Statistics (AP Psychology)
68-95-99.7 Rule
Normal Distribution
Positively Skewed
Negatively Skewed
Percentage of values that lie within a band around the mean i…
describes a symmetrical, bell shaped curve that shows the dis…
scores are clustered at the lower end; tail is to the right;…
scores are clustered at the upper end; tail is to the left; m…
68-95-99.7 Rule
Percentage of values that lie within a band around the mean i…
Normal Distribution
describes a symmetrical, bell shaped curve that shows the dis…
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AP Human Unit 2: Population
Age Distribution
Carry Capacity
Cohort
Demographic Equation
Ages and genders of a populaiton
Largest number of people that can be sustained in a certain e…
Group of people unified by a common characteristic that is tr…
Calculates population changes... Births minus deaths plus or min…
Age Distribution
Ages and genders of a populaiton
Carry Capacity
Largest number of people that can be sustained in a certain e…
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AP Psychology Terms
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Psychology
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
A school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavio…
The science of behavior and mental processes
Empiricism
The view that (a) knowledge comes from experience via the sen…
Structuralism
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
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AP Stats Chapter 11 Vocab
population
sample
sampling frame
randomization
a group of pepole about whom the researcher wants to make con…
a selection from a population that is random and no more than…
all the individuals who are present for the survey
a way to avoid bias when selecting a sample;... makes sure the s…
population
a group of pepole about whom the researcher wants to make con…
sample
a selection from a population that is random and no more than…
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AP Statistics Fall Final Review
Explain the difference between observa…
Explain the placebo effect.
Explain a double-blind study.
Explain the difference between qualita…
Observational Study: you impose nothing on the subjects, you…
The placebo effect is when you are doing an experiment with a…
A double-blind study is one in which neither the person recei…
Qualitative: data falls into a category Quantitative: data is…
Explain the difference between observa…
Observational Study: you impose nothing on the subjects, you…
Explain the placebo effect.
The placebo effect is when you are doing an experiment with a…
29 termscreated on December 8, 2016
ap psych chapter 6
Thinking
Well-defined problem
Ill-defined problem
Fixation
the processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
a problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
a problem lacking clear specification of either the start sta…
the inability to create a new interpretation of a problem
Thinking
the processing of information to solve problems and make judg…
Well-defined problem
a problem with clear specifications of the start, goal state,…
22 termscreated on December 8, 2016
Ch. 15 Mechanisms of Evolution
Standard Deviation
Standard Error
What does evolution tend to do to stan…
evolution
A statistical tool to measure the amount of variation from th…
the sample mean is not necessarily identical to the mean of t…
decrease it due to artificial mating and environmental changes
change in allele frequency in species/population over time ... -…
Standard Deviation
A statistical tool to measure the amount of variation from th…
Standard Error
the sample mean is not necessarily identical to the mean of t…
62 termscreated on December 8, 2016
AP Psychology Part A
Structuralism
Empiricism
Functionalism
Experimental psychology
Early school of psychology, used introspection to explore str…
View that knowledge originates in experience so science of re…
School of psychology that focused on how our mental and behav…
The study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
Structuralism
Early school of psychology, used introspection to explore str…
Empiricism
View that knowledge originates in experience so science of re…
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AP Statistics Flashcards (ch.10- ch.12) Pearson
Random
Simulation
Trial
Response Variable
an outcome is random if we know the possible values it can ha…
models a real-world situation by using random-digit outcomes
sequence of several components representing events that we ar…
the trial's outcome
Random
an outcome is random if we know the possible values it can ha…
Simulation
models a real-world situation by using random-digit outcomes
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AP Psychology Mid-Term (Chapter 2)
Why replication is important to science
Double Blind Procedures
Operational Definitions
Independent Variable
to see whether the basic findings extends to other participan…
both groups don't know who is receiving the placebo
A specification of how a researcher measures a research varia…
this variable is the one manipulated
Why replication is important to science
to see whether the basic findings extends to other participan…
Double Blind Procedures
both groups don't know who is receiving the placebo
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AP World History Periodization Five Vocabulary #1
agrarian
balance of power
bourgeoisie
break of bulk
pertains to farming; farmers; rural; agricultural
distribution of military and economic power that prevents any…
the middle class (in French)
the point at which a cargo is unloaded and broken up into sma…
agrarian
pertains to farming; farmers; rural; agricultural
balance of power
distribution of military and economic power that prevents any…
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Quarter 2 AP World Vocab
conventional
converge
corollary
correlation
based on or in accordance with what is generally done or beli…
come together from directions so as eventually to meet
a proposition that follows from one already proved
a mutual relationship or connection between 2 or more things
conventional
based on or in accordance with what is generally done or beli…
converge
come together from directions so as eventually to meet
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AP Stats vocab-Sample Survey
Bias
Census
convenience sampling
Pilot
Failure of sampling method to accurately represent its popula…
Sample that consists of an entire population
Samples consisting of individuals that are "conventionally" a…
Trial run of a survey to check if questions are clear;
Bias
Failure of sampling method to accurately represent its popula…
Census
Sample that consists of an entire population
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AP Psych: Ch. 2 + Ch. 3
Which lobes of the brain receive the i…
The speed at which a neural impulse tr…
Endocrine glands secrete hormones dire…
The person most likely to suggest that…
parietal
myelin sheath
the bloodstream
phrenologist
Which lobes of the brain receive the i…
parietal
The speed at which a neural impulse tr…
myelin sheath
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Reading 5 Unit 5
Cognitive Ability
Intelligence
Stanford-Binet
IQ Test
The capacity to reason, remember, understand, solve problems,…
Those attributes that center around skill at information proc…
A test for determining a person's intelligence quotient, or IQ
A test designed to measure intelligence on an objective, stan…
Cognitive Ability
The capacity to reason, remember, understand, solve problems,…
Intelligence
Those attributes that center around skill at information proc…
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