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AP Psychology: Abnormal pyschology
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Biopsychosocial Approach
Bipolar Disorder
a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) ex…
psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persist…
an integrated perspective that incorporates... biological, psych…
mood disorder in which the person alternates... between the hope…
Antisocial Personality Disorder
a personality disorder in which the person (usually a man) ex…
Anxiety Disorders
psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persist…
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AP Pyschology CH 16 Social Psychology
social psychology
attribution theory
fundamental attribution error
attitude
*Social psychology is an example of how we think about, influ…
*An example of attribution theory could be my mom coming home…
the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior…
feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us…
social psychology
*Social psychology is an example of how we think about, influ…
attribution theory
*An example of attribution theory could be my mom coming home…
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AP Psychology Chapter 12: Abnormal Pyschology
WHO
Deviant
Distressful
Dysfunctional
The world health organization says that 450 millon people suf…
Doesn't fit into cultural norms, varies by context and cultur…
Causing physical/emotional discomfort from daily functioning.
Impairs normal daily functioning
WHO
The world health organization says that 450 millon people suf…
Deviant
Doesn't fit into cultural norms, varies by context and cultur…
64 terms
AP pyschology
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…
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AP Psychology "Who's Who in Pyschology"
Harlow
Freud
Adler
Jung
attachment; cloth/wire monkey experiment (infant had stronger…
id, ego, superego; defense mechanisms
inferiority complex; Will to power and striving for superiori…
collective unconscious, anima, animus, dreams
Harlow
attachment; cloth/wire monkey experiment (infant had stronger…
Freud
id, ego, superego; defense mechanisms
560 terms
AP Pyschology
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…
42 terms
AP Pyschology
Functionalism
Mary Whiton
Wilhelm Wundt
Empiricism
How mental and behavioral processes function.
The first women to become the president of the American Psych…
Established the first psychology lab at the university of Lei…
The idea that what we know comes from experience, and that ob…
Functionalism
How mental and behavioral processes function.
Mary Whiton
The first women to become the president of the American Psych…
333 terms
AP Pyschology
Pyschoanalytic
Cognitive
Behaviorism
Humanism
Theory of personality organization and the dynamics of person…
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
A theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientifi…
outlook in which thinkers studied classical texts and focused…
Pyschoanalytic
Theory of personality organization and the dynamics of person…
Cognitive
Having to do with an organism's thinking and understanding
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Ap Pyschology
Hindsight Bias
Critical Thinking
Intuition
Scientific Method
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
Intuition is a person's capacity to obtain or have direct kno…
The scientific method is a systematic, step-by-step procedure…
Hindsight Bias
The tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one…
Critical Thinking
Thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusio…
33 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Plasticity
Neurogenesis
split brain
Lesion
brains ability to change especially during childhood by reorg…
formation of new neurons, re-grow brain cells
a condition resulting from surgery that isolates the brain's…
Tissue destruction;
Plasticity
brains ability to change especially during childhood by reorg…
Neurogenesis
formation of new neurons, re-grow brain cells
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AP Pyschology
Sense
Accessory structure
Transduction
Receptors
Takes info from outside nervous system and translates into ne…
Nose, ear, tongue gather stimulus
Converting energy into neutral activity at receptors
Area where transduction takes place
Sense
Takes info from outside nervous system and translates into ne…
Accessory structure
Nose, ear, tongue gather stimulus
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AP Pyschology
social facilitation
Drive Theory
Mere presence
arousal
Stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the pre…
Freud's psychological theory of development
The most basic level of "interaction" between individuals; wh…
Activation of the central nervous system, the autonomic nervo…
social facilitation
Stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the pre…
Drive Theory
Freud's psychological theory of development
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Ap Pyschology
Afferent (sensory) Neurons
Efferent (motor) Neurons
Polarization
Resting Potential
Helps brain to register sensory informmation
Crucial for the occurrence of the reaction-action response. (…
Negatively charged chloride ions exist with in the axon, resu…
In active state where the neurons is ready to fire.
Afferent (sensory) Neurons
Helps brain to register sensory informmation
Efferent (motor) Neurons
Crucial for the occurrence of the reaction-action response. (…
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AP Pyschology
Social Psychology
Attribution theory
Self fulfilling prophesy
Rosenthal effect
Scientifically studies how we think about, influence and rela…
Tendency to give causal explanations for someones behavior
Tendency for a person to act a certain way because they are e…
Higher expectations lead to increase in performance
Social Psychology
Scientifically studies how we think about, influence and rela…
Attribution theory
Tendency to give causal explanations for someones behavior
48 terms
AP Pyschology
socrates
introspection
Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes
"know thy self"
to look within (socrates)
father of modern psychology
"i think, therefore i am"
socrates
"know thy self"
introspection
to look within (socrates)
60 terms
AP Pyschology
Phobia
Pyscotherapy
Placebo Effect
Psychosis
An anxiety disorder caused by an irrational fear
The idea that mental distress can be cured through a conversa…
Any medical affect due to the subjects, expectation alone
Symptoms resulting in loss of touch with reality
Phobia
An anxiety disorder caused by an irrational fear
Pyscotherapy
The idea that mental distress can be cured through a conversa…
63 terms
AP Pyschology
Who founded classical conditioning?
Conditioned stimulus
Unconditioned stimulus
Unconditioned response
Ivan Pavlov
The initially neutral stimuli (the bell tone)
The initially meaningful stimulus (food)
The naturally occurring response (salivating when it sees the…
Who founded classical conditioning?
Ivan Pavlov
Conditioned stimulus
The initially neutral stimuli (the bell tone)
AP Pyschology
Bottom Up Processing
Inattentional Blindness
Change Blindness
Absolute thresholds
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed…
failing to notice changes in the environment
the mimimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulu…
Bottom Up Processing
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Inattentional Blindness
failing to see visible objects when our attention is directed…
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AP Pyschology
Sample
Carl Rogers
Psychiatrist
Statistics
Selected Segment of the population under study
American psychologist who was largely responisble for finding…
mental health professional who has a medical degree plus year…
mathematical methods used to summarize, analyze, and draw cin…
Sample
Selected Segment of the population under study
Carl Rogers
American psychologist who was largely responisble for finding…
69 terms
AP Pyschology
Sensation
Perception
Absolute threshold
Signal detection theory
The process by which we detect physical energy from our envir…
The process of selecting, organizing and interpreting sensory…
The minimum stimuli needed to detect a particular stimulus 50…
No actual absolute threshold because the threshold change w/…
Sensation
The process by which we detect physical energy from our envir…
Perception
The process of selecting, organizing and interpreting sensory…
73 terms
AP Pyschology
Biological psychology
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
A threadlike extension of a neuron that carries nerve impulse…
Biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
37 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Physical, social, cognitive, moral
Zygote, embryo, fetus
Prenatal, childbirth, puberty, adultho…
Able to reproduce
Types of development
Stages of prenatal development
Stages of physical development
Puberty
Physical, social, cognitive, moral
Types of development
Zygote, embryo, fetus
Stages of prenatal development
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AP Pyschology
confounding variables
random selection/assignment
double blind
IV
factors that you did not control that might be in charge for…
making sure all "subjects" are placed randomly into groups/th…
neither the participants nor the researchers or data gatherer…
what you are manipulating
confounding variables
factors that you did not control that might be in charge for…
random selection/assignment
making sure all "subjects" are placed randomly into groups/th…
41 terms
AP Pyschology
activation-information mode model (AIM)
activation-synthesis hypothesis
adaptive theory
alcohol
revised version of the activation-synthesis explanation of dr…
explanation of dreaming that states that dreams are created b…
theory of sleep proposing that animals and humans evolved sle…
depressant drug resulting from fermentation or distillation o…
activation-information mode model (AIM)
revised version of the activation-synthesis explanation of dr…
activation-synthesis hypothesis
explanation of dreaming that states that dreams are created b…
64 terms
AP pyschology
empiricism
structuralism
functionalism
experimental psychology
knowledge come from experience + science should rely on obser…
early school of psychology : used introspection to explore th…
focused on how our mental and behavioral processes function-…
the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
empiricism
knowledge come from experience + science should rely on obser…
structuralism
early school of psychology : used introspection to explore th…
53 terms
AP Pyschology
Humanistic Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Psychology
Historically significant perspective that emphasized human gr…
Explores the ways we perceive, process, and remember informat…
Studies brain activity underlying mental activity. (perceptio…
The science of behavior and mental processes.
Humanistic Psychology
Historically significant perspective that emphasized human gr…
Cognitive Psychology
Explores the ways we perceive, process, and remember informat…
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AP Pyschology
Which school of psychology was most cl…
Professor Reed attempts to assess the…
Which perspective is most relevant to…
Dr. Stevens provides psychotherapy to…
Functionalism
Behavior genetics
Neuroscience
Clinical
Which school of psychology was most cl…
Functionalism
Professor Reed attempts to assess the…
Behavior genetics
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Ap Pyschology
Alzheimer's disease
amnesia
anterograde amnesia
automatic encoding
the most common form of dementia in elderly people, leads to…
disorder characterized by severe memory loss
loss of memory from the point of injury or trauma forward or…
tendency of certain kinds of information to enter long-term m…
Alzheimer's disease
the most common form of dementia in elderly people, leads to…
amnesia
disorder characterized by severe memory loss
Ap Pyschology
Sensation
Perception
Top down processing
Bottom up processing
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
The process by organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Constructs perceptions form the sensory input by drawing on o…
Starts at the sensory receptors and work up to higher levels…
Sensation
The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
The process by organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
30 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental Psychology
= the view that knowledge originates in experience and that s…
= an early school of psychology that used introspection to ex…
= a school of psychology that focused on how our mental and b…
= the study of behavior and thinking using the experimental m…
Empiricism
= the view that knowledge originates in experience and that s…
Structuralism
= an early school of psychology that used introspection to ex…
45 terms
AP PYSCHOLOGY
Learning
Habituation
Associative learning
Classical Conditioning
Permanent behavior change in an organism due to experience
Organisms decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated exp…
Learning that certain events occur together ... Events that may…
A type of learning in which one learns to link two or more st…
Learning
Permanent behavior change in an organism due to experience
Habituation
Organisms decreasing response to a stimulus with repeated exp…
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Ap pyschology
promixity
Similarity
Equity
Triangle Theory of Love
people are more likely to become better friendw with people w…
people tend to pick partners who are similar
people receive in proportion to what they give to the relatio…
Intimacy(bond)... Passion(Sexual desire)... Commitment(staying toge…
promixity
people are more likely to become better friendw with people w…
Similarity
people tend to pick partners who are similar
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AP pyschology
teratogens
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Rooting Reflex
Habituation
anything that can disrupt the development of an embryo or fet…
physical, cognitive, and psychologicl abnormalities that resu…
a tendency for the infant, when stroked on the side of the fa…
tendancy to have decreased repsponsiveness to something
teratogens
anything that can disrupt the development of an embryo or fet…
Fetal alcohol syndrome
physical, cognitive, and psychologicl abnormalities that resu…
35 terms
AP Pyschology
Medulla
Brainstem
Reticular Formation
Thalamus
the base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Oldest part;central core;responsible for automatic survival f…
nerve in brainstem that controls arousal
Sensory switchboard; on top of brainstem;sends messages and s…
Medulla
the base of the brainstem; controls heartbeat and breathing
Brainstem
Oldest part;central core;responsible for automatic survival f…
AP Pyschology
operational definition
Independent variable
dependent variable
experimental group
Carefully worded procedure or operation used in a research st…
the experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
the outcome factor; the variable that may change in response…
In an experiment, the group exposed to the treatment, that is…
operational definition
Carefully worded procedure or operation used in a research st…
Independent variable
the experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
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AP Pyschology
Established the first psychological la…
School of thought that sought to ident…
Developed functionalism
Which school of thought used introspec…
Wilhelm Wundt
Introspection
William James
Structuralism
Established the first psychological la…
Wilhelm Wundt
School of thought that sought to ident…
Introspection
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Ap Pyschology chapter 3
biological psychologist
Franz Gall
Phre
neurons (nerve cells)
concerned with links of biology and behaviors, study link bet…
Father of Phre, founded the idea that various brain regions h…
study of the structure of one's head, assuming that it can de…
building block of the body neural information system... 2 main t…
biological psychologist
concerned with links of biology and behaviors, study link bet…
Franz Gall
Father of Phre, founded the idea that various brain regions h…
612 terms
Unit 7 AP Pyschology
memory
Remembering Process
encoding
storage
-- learning that has persisted over time, information that ha…
encoding ... storage ... retrieval
-- information into our brain
-- retain that information
memory
-- learning that has persisted over time, information that ha…
Remembering Process
encoding ... storage ... retrieval
39 terms
AP Pyschology Unit 5
consciousness
hypnosis
posthypnotic suggestion
dissociation
our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
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.
hypnosis
a social interaction in which one person (the subject) respon…
16 terms
AP Pyschology unit 3
Know the function of each scan (EEG, C…
Thalamus
Hypothalamus
Know location and function of parietal…
EEG- records waves of electrical activity that moves across b…
Relays sensory information
Located Right below the thalamus; it controls body temp, thir…
Frontal- motor skills... Parietal- senses ... Temporal- hearing ... Oc…
Know the function of each scan (EEG, C…
EEG- records waves of electrical activity that moves across b…
Thalamus
Relays sensory information
651 terms
AP Pyschology Review
Wilhelm Wundt
William James
Introspection
Structuralism
"Founder of Psychology" launched the first psychological labo…
Functionalist that considered the evolved functions of our th…
Looking inward.
An early school of psychology that used introspection to expl…
Wilhelm Wundt
"Founder of Psychology" launched the first psychological labo…
William James
Functionalist that considered the evolved functions of our th…
21 terms
Brain Structures AP pyschology
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Limbic System
Brain Stem
Anterior part of the brain responsible for complex sensory an…
Coordinate and regulate muscle activity
A complex system of nerves concerned with instinct and mood
The centeral trunk of the brain connected with the spinal cord
Cerebrum
Anterior part of the brain responsible for complex sensory an…
Cerebellum
Coordinate and regulate muscle activity
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AP Psychology, Unit 1 - Pyschology's History and Approaches
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 focuses 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…
34 terms
AP Pyschology vocab
Applied research
basic research
behavioral psychology
behaviorism
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
aims to understand our actions by analyzing the way that we o…
the theory that human and animal behavior can be explained in…
Applied research
scientific study that aims to solve practical problems
basic research
pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge b…
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Pyschology AP exam Vocab
spinal cord
Afferent neurons (sensory neurons)
Efferent neurons (motor neurons)
Interneuron
A major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
Neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
Nerves that carry impulses away from the brain and spinal cor…
Central nervous system neurons that internally communicate an…
spinal cord
A major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
Afferent neurons (sensory neurons)
Neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
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AP Psych Abnormal Pyschology
abnormal pyschology
continuity
discontinuity
historical view on abnormal psychology
unusual patterns of behavior and emotion that can be harmful
describes a severe form of normal behavior
describes an abnormal behavior fundamentally different from n…
believed to be caused by supernatural influences
abnormal pyschology
unusual patterns of behavior and emotion that can be harmful
continuity
describes a severe form of normal behavior
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AP PSYCH: Biological Pyschology
Biological Psychology
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Motor Neurons
Branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
nerve cell; basic building block of nervous system
neurons that carry incoming info from sensory receptors to br…
neurons that carry outgoing info from brain and spinal chord…
Biological Psychology
Branch of psychology concerned with links between biology and…
Neuron
nerve cell; basic building block of nervous system
16 terms
AP Pyschology Prologue
Structuralism
Functionalism
Behaviorism
Humanistic Psychology
An early school of pysch that used introspection (looking inw…
A school of pysch that focused on how our mental and behavior…
View that psychology should be an objective science that stud…
Historically significant perspective that emphasized the grow…
Structuralism
An early school of pysch that used introspection (looking inw…
Functionalism
A school of pysch that focused on how our mental and behavior…
40 terms
AP Pyschology Ch 3
consciousness
cognitive neuroscience
dual processing
selective attention
our awareness of ourselves and our envionment
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
principle that information is often simultaneously processed…
focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our envionment
cognitive neuroscience
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
44 terms
AP Pyschology Unit 6
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 repeatin…
learning that certain events occur together. The event may be…
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 repeatin…
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