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13 termscreated on December 7, 2016
LR - Question Types
Must Be True/Most Supported... Family on…
Main Point... Family one - Must Be
Point at Issue/Point of Agreement... Fam…
Assumption... Family Two - Help
If the statements above are true, which one of the following…
"The main point of the argument is that"
"Jones and Smith disagree about whether" or "Achelle's and Ha…
Which one of the following is an assumption required by the a…
Must Be True/Most Supported... Family on…
If the statements above are true, which one of the following…
Main Point... Family one - Must Be
"The main point of the argument is that"
409 termscreated on December 7, 2016
LSAT Vocab
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
253 termscreated on December 6, 2016
LSAT
vagrant
disparate
raze (to the ground)
bog down
włóczęga
niewspółmierny, nieporównywalny
burzyć
grzęznąć, hamować
vagrant
włóczęga
disparate
niewspółmierny, nieporównywalny
8 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Reading Comprehension
Kaplan Method for RC
The Big Picture of RC
Topic
Scope
1. Read the passage strategically... 2. Read the question stem... 3…
1. Topic... 2. Scope... 3. Purpose... 4. Main Idea
the overall subject of the passage
thee particular aspect of the topic that the author is focusi…
Kaplan Method for RC
1. Read the passage strategically... 2. Read the question stem... 3…
The Big Picture of RC
1. Topic... 2. Scope... 3. Purpose... 4. Main Idea
21 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Logical Reasoning
Kaplan Logical Reasoning Method
What is the VIPCAR acronym used for?
What does VIPCAR stand for?
Common Argument Structures
1. Identify the Question Type... 2. Untangle the Stimulus... 3. Pre…
Helps identify different types of conclusions
V - value judgement... I - If/then... P - Prediction... C - Comparison…
Mismatched Concepts... Overlooked Possibilities
Kaplan Logical Reasoning Method
1. Identify the Question Type... 2. Untangle the Stimulus... 3. Pre…
What is the VIPCAR acronym used for?
Helps identify different types of conclusions
8 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Logic Games
BLEND Acronym
What does each letter of BLEND stand f…
Blocks of Entities
Limited Options
acronym to help make deductions when given a set of rules on…
B - block of entities... L - limited options... E - established ent…
when two or more players who are always grouped together
rules or restrictions that limit the overall setup to one of…
BLEND Acronym
acronym to help make deductions when given a set of rules on…
What does each letter of BLEND stand f…
B - block of entities... L - limited options... E - established ent…
43 termscreated on December 5, 2016
psych exam 4 ch14
what can help play a role in determini…
what is the DSM and why do we have it?
what is comorbidity of disorders?
what are 3 positive symptoms of schizo…
cultural values
the diagnostic manual of mental disorders because there neede…
suffering from more than one disorder- most often anxiety and…
delusions (false belief)... hallucinations (false perceptions)... l…
what can help play a role in determini…
cultural values
what is the DSM and why do we have it?
the diagnostic manual of mental disorders because there neede…
51 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Final Flashcards #7: Intelligence
Although we have mostly focused on gro…
Group level differences help us see __…
We study individual differences to pro…
There are different models of intellig…
Individual (stable variation in a trait) ... How and why indivi…
normative patterns of development
support (people who need help) & opportunities (special peopl…
hierarchal
Although we have mostly focused on gro…
Individual (stable variation in a trait) ... How and why indivi…
Group level differences help us see __…
normative patterns of development
34 termscreated on December 4, 2016
LSAT Session 1
If --> Then statement
If it is a square than it is a rectang…
~R-->~S
Whoever, All, Any, Anyone, Every, Ever…
Basic Conditional Statement
Example of Basic Conditional Statement
What's the Contrapositive of S->R ?
Which words function as the IF in if-->then statements?
If --> Then statement
Basic Conditional Statement
If it is a square than it is a rectang…
Example of Basic Conditional Statement
17 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Sufficient and Necessary
If
When
Whenever
Every
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
If
Sufficient
When
Sufficient
18 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Identifying Premises and Conclusions
Becasue
Since
For
For the reason that
Premise
Premise
Premise
Premise
Becasue
Premise
Since
Premise
72 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Intro to Law Final
Antonin Scalia: method of interpretati…
What is Originalism?
Name the three branches of government
There are more than 11 federal circuit…
Originalism
...
Judicial, Legislative, Executive
True
Antonin Scalia: method of interpretati…
Originalism
What is Originalism?
...
18 termscreated on December 3, 2016
Intelligence
Intelligence: Indv Differences
Carroll's Model of Intelligence
Gardern's Model of Intelligence
Why Study Indv Differences
When do children master X ability? Normative Patterns of Devo…
Fluid, Crystalized, General memory and learning, Broadh visua…
Lingusitic, Logical-math, Pstial, Muscle, Naturalistic, Kines…
Interventions & Politices... Understand development
Intelligence: Indv Differences
When do children master X ability? Normative Patterns of Devo…
Carroll's Model of Intelligence
Fluid, Crystalized, General memory and learning, Broadh visua…
34 termscreated on December 2, 2016
Government 9
Citizen
14th Amendment
Jus Soli
Jus Sanguinis
One who owes allegiance to the United States and is entitled…
All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subj…
the law of the soil-- is an American Citizen if born in U.S.,…
The law of the blood-citizenship at birth may also be determi…
Citizen
One who owes allegiance to the United States and is entitled…
14th Amendment
All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subj…
33 termscreated on December 2, 2016
LSAT
MOST
ALL
NOT ALL
SOME
NOT REVERSIBLE
NOT REVERSIBLE
NOT REVERSIBLE
REVERSIBLE
MOST
NOT REVERSIBLE
ALL
NOT REVERSIBLE
30 termscreated on December 2, 2016
Myers Psychology Chapter 10
Fluid Reasoning
Knowledge
Quantitive Reasoning
Visual Spatial Processing
Novel Problem; Understanding relationships that are not cultu…
Skill & Knowledge of mathematical thinking
Knowledge of mathematical thinking including number concepts,…
ability to see patterns and relationships and spatial orienta…
Fluid Reasoning
Novel Problem; Understanding relationships that are not cultu…
Knowledge
Skill & Knowledge of mathematical thinking
38 termscreated on December 2, 2016
cod ghosts guns list
assault rifle
assault rifle
assault rifle
assault rifle
SC-2010
SA-805
AK-12
FAD
assault rifle
SC-2010
assault rifle
SA-805
74 termscreated on December 1, 2016
Criminal Justice test 3
Civil law
Example of civil law
How to breach a contract
Jail with civil case
Suing someone
breaching a contract, torte
There has to be an offer, acceptance, both sides consider giv…
Can't go to jail
Civil law
Suing someone
Example of civil law
breaching a contract, torte
13 termscreated on December 1, 2016
LSAT : Logical Reasoning
Assumption
Strengthen
Weaken
FLAW
AMBAL- NO and Not correct- extreme is okay.
what can i add to the evidence that will help. HELPS MOST
YES!!! But what if?
WENE- Why evidence isn't enough?
Assumption
AMBAL- NO and Not correct- extreme is okay.
Strengthen
what can i add to the evidence that will help. HELPS MOST
66 termscreated on December 1, 2016
intl 101 exam review
Al Qaeda
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
gacaca
roots in sunni tradition ... combat increasing role of west in m…
controlled by King Leopold II of Belgium ... slavery and violenc…
1994 ... hutu majority against tutsi minority
justice on the grass in Rwanda
Al Qaeda
roots in sunni tradition ... combat increasing role of west in m…
Democratic Republic of the Congo
controlled by King Leopold II of Belgium ... slavery and violenc…
7 termscreated on December 1, 2016
Unit two: civil war ends chapter 17 PEOPLE
Abe Lincoln
Jefferson Davis
Robert Lee
Ulysses Grant
He thought only to Preserved the union. He later fought to ab…
President of confederate states
General for confederation
Commander of the Union in lsat few battles
Abe Lincoln
He thought only to Preserved the union. He later fought to ab…
Jefferson Davis
President of confederate states
55 termscreated on November 30, 2016
LSAT Prep
If the statements above are true, whic…
Which one of the following can be prop…
If the information above is correct, w…
Each of the following could be false E…
MBT
MBT
MBT
MBT
If the statements above are true, whic…
MBT
Which one of the following can be prop…
MBT
33 termscreated on November 30, 2016
Byzantine Empire
why was Byzantium a strategic location?
Define theme system
How did the theme system system improv…
What were Byzantine craft workers know…
Defensible peninsula and blessed w/ a magnificent natural har…
Enabled Byzantium to expand its influence between 9th and 12t…
Supported large amounts of peasants who intensely cultivated…
Glassware, linen, and wooden textiles, gems, jewelry, fine wo…
why was Byzantium a strategic location?
Defensible peninsula and blessed w/ a magnificent natural har…
Define theme system
Enabled Byzantium to expand its influence between 9th and 12t…
24 termscreated on November 30, 2016
LSAT Memorization Tables
In a conditional statement, the suffic…
In a conditional statement, the necess…
the word "only" introduces a ______ co…
the words "only if" introduces a _____…
first
second
necessary
necessary
In a conditional statement, the suffic…
first
In a conditional statement, the necess…
second
83 termscreated on November 30, 2016
Basic Law
First Degree Murder
Second Degree Murder
Felony Murder
Voluntary Manslaughter
Also called capital murder. A first degree murder involves el…
Requires malice but not deliberation or premeditation.
A murder that occurs during the commission of a felony.
Unlawful killing in the heat of passion
First Degree Murder
Also called capital murder. A first degree murder involves el…
Second Degree Murder
Requires malice but not deliberation or premeditation.
29 termscreated on November 30, 2016
LSAT Question Prompts
Operation Family - Sufficient
Operation Family - Sufficient
Operation Family - Necessary
Operation Family - Necessary
The conclusion drawn by the physician follows logically if wh…
The conclusion of the criminologist's argument is properly in…
The argument depends on assuming that
The researcher's argument requires the assumption that
Operation Family - Sufficient
The conclusion drawn by the physician follows logically if wh…
Operation Family - Sufficient
The conclusion of the criminologist's argument is properly in…
117 termscreated on November 29, 2016
CRWR 200 final
Rimbaud to Iorca trying to do what wit…
synethesia/aethesia
derangement of the senses
alchemy
use letters and sounds to communicate the incomunicable and i…
the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or…
rimbaud's experiment???
correspondences of vowels and consonants to colors and phenom…
Rimbaud to Iorca trying to do what wit…
use letters and sounds to communicate the incomunicable and i…
synethesia/aethesia
the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or…
8 termscreated on November 29, 2016
Reading Strategically (Keywords)
Emphasis
Opinion
Contrast
Sequence/Chronology (timing)
Remarkable, (more/most) important, compelling, substantial, e…
believed by, thought to be, asserts, some maintain, argues th…
But, despite, yet, although, however, while, even so, neverth…
Since, until recently, historically, traditionally
Emphasis
Remarkable, (more/most) important, compelling, substantial, e…
Opinion
believed by, thought to be, asserts, some maintain, argues th…
20 termscreated on November 29, 2016
LSAT
IF
When
Whenever
Every
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
Sufficient
IF
Sufficient
When
Sufficient
47 termscreated on November 29, 2016
Philospshy Final, Study Guide 2
consequentialism
utilitarianism
utility
principle of utility... (The Greatest Hap…
a view about what makes things right or wrong... the rightness o…
consequential theory in which the goodness of consequences ar…
benefit , advantage, pleasure, goodness or happiness
principle that consequences are measured by thier effect on t…
consequentialism
a view about what makes things right or wrong... the rightness o…
utilitarianism
consequential theory in which the goodness of consequences ar…
6 termscreated on November 29, 2016
Resolve the Paradox Questions (Chapter 12)
Resolve the Paradox
Resolve the Paradox Stimuli
No Conclusion
Language of Contradiction
A distinctive stimulus is present that presents a situation w…
Usually contains no conclusion and/or language of contradiction
The author is not trying to persuade you, s/he just presents…
Uses this language to signal: ... But, However, Yet, Although, P…
Resolve the Paradox
A distinctive stimulus is present that presents a situation w…
Resolve the Paradox Stimuli
Usually contains no conclusion and/or language of contradiction
7 termscreated on November 29, 2016
Assumption Questions (Chapter 11)
Assumption
Assumption Features
Supporter Assumption
Defender Assumption
An unstate premise of the argument; that is, an intergral com…
1. The stem uses the word "assumption" or "presupposition" or…
These assumptions link to get her new or rogue elements in th…
These assumptions contain statements that eliminate ideas or…
Assumption
An unstate premise of the argument; that is, an intergral com…
Assumption Features
1. The stem uses the word "assumption" or "presupposition" or…
24 termscreated on November 29, 2016
CIVICS Final Unit 2
Community College
Technical College
Cover Letter
Job Application
Two year school which grants only associates degrees
Offers occupational programs which last 1-3 years
Introduces you to the potential employer.
Actual application for employment
Community College
Two year school which grants only associates degrees
Technical College
Offers occupational programs which last 1-3 years
15 termscreated on November 29, 2016
LSAT Vocab
Narrative
Perniciousness
Precept
Paradigmatic
A story or account; a book or literary piece containing a story
Causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous, harmful
A commandment or direction given as a rule of action or conduct
An archetype; a set of forms that contain a particular element
Narrative
A story or account; a book or literary piece containing a story
Perniciousness
Causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous, harmful
1,016 termscreated on November 29, 2016
LSAT Vocab words
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
110 termscreated on November 29, 2016
LSAT keywords
Cannot be false - def
Cannot be true - opposite
Cannot be false - opposite
Could be false - def
Must be true
could be true
not necessarily true
not necessarily true
Cannot be false - def
Must be true
Cannot be true - opposite
could be true
12 termscreated on November 28, 2016
Group Logic Games
Group games require you to analyze the…
Defined games
Undefined games
Partially defined games
in terms of which ones can and cannot be together
the exact number of variables to be selected is fixed in the…
number of variables to be selected for the game is not fixed…
minimum or maximum number of variables to be selected but the…
Group games require you to analyze the…
in terms of which ones can and cannot be together
Defined games
the exact number of variables to be selected is fixed in the…
15 termscreated on November 28, 2016
Linear Logic Games
Conditional Reasoning
Contrapositive
Special rule for "unless"
Balanced Games
Involves sufficient and necessary conditions
Denies the necessary condition, making it impossible for the…
Whatever term is modified by unless becomes the necessary con…
Feature exactly the same number of variables as available slots
Conditional Reasoning
Involves sufficient and necessary conditions
Contrapositive
Denies the necessary condition, making it impossible for the…
25 termscreated on November 28, 2016
Advanced Features and Techniques (Chapter 9)
Justify Questions
How to Solve a Justify Question
Rule Substitution Questions
How to Solve a Rule Substitution Quest…
Questions that ask you to select an answer choice that forces…
1. Isolate the result specified in the question stem. ... 2. Gla…
Questions that ask you to first suspend one of the original r…
1. Isolate the rule being replaced and analyze its effects.…
Justify Questions
Questions that ask you to select an answer choice that forces…
How to Solve a Justify Question
1. Isolate the result specified in the question stem. ... 2. Gla…
9 termscreated on November 28, 2016
The Forgotten Few (Chapter 8)
Pattern Games
How Identify Pattern Games
How to Attack Pattern Games
Circular Linearity Games
A game that is typically Linear in nature that requires some…
1. The game is Linear and sometimes feature multiple stacks.…
1. Do not agonize over the fact that your setup seems "empty"…
A game that consists of a fixed number of variables assigned…
Pattern Games
A game that is typically Linear in nature that requires some…
How Identify Pattern Games
1. The game is Linear and sometimes feature multiple stacks.…
29 termscreated on November 28, 2016
Microeconomics Quiz 3
Tastes
Income and wealth
Expectations
Prices
When leisure is more popular, the curve shifts left
As people become wealthier or paid more, there is less need t…
If you expect that income will decrease, you may want to supp…
If you expect consumer pries to fall, you may want to supply…
Tastes
When leisure is more popular, the curve shifts left
Income and wealth
As people become wealthier or paid more, there is less need t…
7 termscreated on November 28, 2016
Justify the Conclusion (Chapter 10)
Justify the Conclusion
Justify Formula
Question Stems Contain
Mechanistic Approach
Questions that require you to select an answer choice that lo…
Premise + Answer Choice = Conclusion
1. The stem uses the word "if" or another sufficient conditio…
This approach requires you to reduce the stimulus to its comp…
Justify the Conclusion
Questions that require you to select an answer choice that lo…
Justify Formula
Premise + Answer Choice = Conclusion
19 termscreated on November 27, 2016
LSAT + Bill of Rights
LSAT test dates
how many LSAT sections?
LSAT: 3 types of multiple choice?
reading comprehension questions
February, June, October, December
5 sections, 4 count for your score
1. Reading comprehension... 2. Analytical Reasoning... 3. Logical R…
- measure understanding and insight of complex material simil…
LSAT test dates
February, June, October, December
how many LSAT sections?
5 sections, 4 count for your score
18 termscreated on November 27, 2016
Weaken Questions (Chapter 7)
Weaken Questions
Stimulus and Argument
Conclusion Focus
Suspect Stimulus
Questions that require you to select the answer choice that u…
The stimulus will contain an argument. Because you are asked…
Almost all Weaken answer choices impact the conclusion. The m…
The information in the stimulus is suspect. There are typical…
Weaken Questions
Questions that require you to select the answer choice that u…
Stimulus and Argument
The stimulus will contain an argument. Because you are asked…
10 termscreated on November 27, 2016
Pure Sequencing Games (Chapter 7)
Pure Sequencing
Left/Right Sequencing
Variable Equality
Chain Link
Always overlay a linear senario. All the rules are sequential…
Use lines (➖) to represent relationships and positioning in r…
If equality is part of a relationship in a sequencing game, e…
Search for variables that appear in more than one rule, link…
Pure Sequencing
Always overlay a linear senario. All the rules are sequential…
Left/Right Sequencing
Use lines (➖) to represent relationships and positioning in r…
40 termscreated on November 26, 2016
LSAT Logical Reasoning Vocb
Adduce
Preclude
Diminution
ephemeral
to cite as evidence
to prevent something from happening
reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something
lasting a short amount of time
Adduce
to cite as evidence
Preclude
to prevent something from happening
1,016 termscreated on November 26, 2016
LSAT
indigenous
subjective
paradox
anomalous
native, originating in a place
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
seeming contradiction or an actual contradiction
irregular, unusual
indigenous
native, originating in a place
subjective
relating to the mind as the subject of experience
24 termscreated on November 26, 2016
LSAT
you read for...
QT Main Point
QT Reasoning
QT Necessary Assumption
Information or Reasoning
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
Key words: X responds to Y by...,claim that....plays what rol…
Assumption on which the argument depends/relies, assumption r…
you read for...
Information or Reasoning
QT Main Point
Key words: main point, main conclusion, argument is structure…
22 termscreated on November 26, 2016
T and M: Educational Achievement Tests and Personality Tests
types of tests
requirements to classify learning disa…
Kauffman Assessment Battery for Children
Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test
Intelligence tests measure natural ability ... achievement tests…
When there is a discrepancy between a person's ability and ac…
-achievement test for children 3-18... -tests: sequential proces…
-age 2-90 years... -easily administered... -takes 15 mins or less h…
types of tests
Intelligence tests measure natural ability ... achievement tests…
requirements to classify learning disa…
When there is a discrepancy between a person's ability and ac…
5 termscreated on November 25, 2016
Reading Comprehension Chapter 4
MP
CC
Def
Ex
Main Point
Compare and Contrast sections
Definitions
Examples
MP
Main Point
CC
Compare and Contrast sections
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