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AP Psychology Module 16 Words
Visual Capture
Gestalt
Figure-Ground
Grouping
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses.
An organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tend…
The organization of the visual field into objects that stand…
The perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent gro…
Visual Capture
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses.
Gestalt
An organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tend…
31 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 16
ADHD
DSM
anxiety disorders
generalized anxiety disorder
A psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
Psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persist…
An anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, a…
ADHD
A psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
DSM
The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
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AP Psychology Module 16 Words
Visual Cliff
Binocular Cues
Retinal Disparity
Monocular Cues
A laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants a…
Depth cues, such as retinal disparity and convergence, that d…
A binocular cue for perceiving depth: By comparing images fro…
Depth cues, such as interposition and linear perspective, ava…
Visual Cliff
A laboratory device for testing depth perception in infants a…
Binocular Cues
Depth cues, such as retinal disparity and convergence, that d…
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AP Psychology Chapter 16
psychological disorder
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
medical model
anxiety disorders
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns.
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
psychological disorders characterized by distressing, persist…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns.
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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AP Psychology sensation 16 Words
Visual Capture
Gestalt
Figure-Ground
Grouping
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses.
An organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tend…
The organization of the visual field into objects that stand…
The perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent gro…
Visual Capture
The tendency for vision to dominate the other senses.
Gestalt
An organized whole. Gestalt psychologists emphasized our tend…
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AP Psychology Vocab 1-16
psychology
positive psychology
biological psychologists
developmental psychologists
the science of behavior and mental processes
a field of research that focuses on peoples positive experien…
Psychologists who analyze the biological factors influencing…
Psychologists who seek to understand, describe, and explore h…
psychology
the science of behavior and mental processes
positive psychology
a field of research that focuses on peoples positive experien…
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2015-16 SCS 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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2015-16 AP Psychology Unit 1 - History and Approaches
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 Module 16
Sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
16 terms
AP Psychology Module 16
Sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
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2015-16 SCS AP Psychology Unit 4 - Sensation and Perception
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Chapter 16: 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 someones behavior by crediting eit…
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 someones behavior by crediting eit…
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AP English List 16 Words
adjure
affidavit
confidant
conjure
a. to command solemnly, as under oath. b. to request, urge, o…
a written declaration made under oath before a notary public…
a person to whom secrets or private matters are confided.
a. to produce as if by magic. b. to call upon or request, esp…
adjure
a. to command solemnly, as under oath. b. to request, urge, o…
affidavit
a written declaration made under oath before a notary public…
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AP Psychology Vocabulary 16
psychological disorder
ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity…
medical model
DSM-IV(-TR)
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the American Psychiatric Association's "Diagnostic and Statis…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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AP Psychology Chapter 15 and 16 Vocabulary Words
abnormal behavior
medical model
DSM-IV
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Behavior that is deviant, maladaptive, or personally distress…
The view that psychological disorders are medical diseases wi…
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders; th…
One of the most common psychological disorders of childhood,…
abnormal behavior
Behavior that is deviant, maladaptive, or personally distress…
medical model
The view that psychological disorders are medical diseases wi…
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AP Psychology 16/17
absolute threshold
difference threshold
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
Starts at the sensory receptors and works up to higher levels…
Constructing perceptions based on our experiences and expecta…
absolute threshold
minimal amount of energy required to produce any sensation, 5…
difference threshold
Just Noticeable Difference (JND); the smallest change in stim…
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AP Psychology Module 16
Sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
16 terms
AP Psychology Module 16
Sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher level mental processe…
Sensation
process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
perception
Process of organizing and interpret sensory information, enab…
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AP Psychology Chapter 16 Vocab Words
Attention
Attitude
Attributions
Central route to persuasion
Focusing awareness on a narrowed range of stimuli or events
Orientations that locate objects of thought on dimensions of…
Inferences that people draw about the causes of events, other…
Occurs when a person is persuaded by content of the message
Attention
Focusing awareness on a narrowed range of stimuli or events
Attitude
Orientations that locate objects of thought on dimensions of…
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AP Psychology Modules 16-18
Perception
Bottom-up processing
Top-down processing
Selective attention
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and work up t…
Information guided by higher level mental processes, as when…
The focusing of conscious awareness on a particular stimulus
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information
Bottom-up processing
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and work up t…
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AP Psychology Chapter 16 Bernstein
Psychotherapy
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Psychoanalysis
The treatment of psychological disorders through talking and…
Medical doctors who have completed special training in the tr…
Among therapists, those who have completed a master's or (usu…
A method of psychotherapy that seeks to help clients gain ins…
Psychotherapy
The treatment of psychological disorders through talking and…
Psychiatrists
Medical doctors who have completed special training in the tr…
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AP Psychology: Module 16-21
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
40 terms
AP Psychology Ch:16
Antisocial Personality
Avoidance Learning
Alzheimers
Anxiety Disorder
A person who lacks a conscience, is emotionally shallow, impu…
The process by which an individual learns a behavior or respo…
An age related disease characterized by memory loss, mental c…
Disruptive feeling of fear, apprehension, or anxiety, or dist…
Antisocial Personality
A person who lacks a conscience, is emotionally shallow, impu…
Avoidance Learning
The process by which an individual learns a behavior or respo…
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AP Psychology Vocab List Chapter 16
psychological disorder
ADHD
medical model
intern's syndrome
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the tendency for students, when learning about psychological…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
ADHD
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
66 terms
AP Psychology: Module 16-21
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
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AP Psychology Important Words (Chapters 9-16)
Achievement Test
Aptitude Test
Bell Curve
Crystallized Intelligence
gauges a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects
assess specific types of mental abilities
a frequency curve where most occurrences take place in the mi…
involves ability to apply acquired knowledge and skills in pr…
Achievement Test
gauges a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects
Aptitude Test
assess specific types of mental abilities
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AP Lang Word List 16
Anterior
Blandishment
Conjugal
Depredation
Front;... Earlier
Flattering remark
Marital
An act of robbery and violence;... Physical harm
Anterior
Front;... Earlier
Blandishment
Flattering remark
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AP Lang Word List 16
Anterior
Blandishment
Conjugal
Depredation
in the front; earlier
flattering statement used for persuasion
related to marriage
act of attacking, robbery; physical harm
Anterior
in the front; earlier
Blandishment
flattering statement used for persuasion
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AP Psychology - Ch. 16
insanity
DSM - 5
anxiety
panic disorder
...
...
...
...
insanity
...
DSM - 5
...
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AP Psychology Ch. 16
psychological disorder
ADHD
medical model
DSM-IV
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychology disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of on…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
ADHD
a psychology disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of on…
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AP Psychology Ch. 16
Philippe Pinel
psychotherapist
psychotherapy
5 types of licensed psychotherapists
"Father of Mental Health Workers" - 1st psychotherapist and 1…
anyone who helps someone with their mental health problems us…
any method used to treat people with mental problems
psychologist, psychiatrist, psychiatric nurse, social worker,…
Philippe Pinel
"Father of Mental Health Workers" - 1st psychotherapist and 1…
psychotherapist
anyone who helps someone with their mental health problems us…
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Myers' AP Psychology - Mod 16
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
43 terms
AP Psychology Ch. 16
Bystander Effect
Deindividuation
Social Loafing
Social Exchange Theory
The tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to giv…
The loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in gr…
The tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when…
The theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, t…
Bystander Effect
The tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to giv…
Deindividuation
The loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in gr…
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AP Psychology Ch. 16 Terms
Psychological disorder
ADHD
Medical model
DSM IV
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
Psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
ADHD
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
AP Psychology Vocabulary 16
psychological disorder
attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
medical model
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of M…
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
American Psychiatric Association; a widely used system for cl…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
40 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 16 Vocabulary Words
Antisocial Personality
Anxiety Disorder
Bipolar 1
Cyclothymic Disorder
A person who lacks a conscience, is emotionally shallow, impu…
Disruptive feelings of fear, apprehension, or anxiety, or dis…
A mood disorder in which a person has episodes of mania (exci…
Moderate manic and depressive behavior that persists for 2 ye…
Antisocial Personality
A person who lacks a conscience, is emotionally shallow, impu…
Anxiety Disorder
Disruptive feelings of fear, apprehension, or anxiety, or dis…
20 terms
AP Psychology - Chapter 16
psychological disorder
attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
medical model
DSM-V
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
psychological disorder
deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns
attention-deficit hyperactivity disord…
a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
36 terms
AP Psychology: Modules 16-18
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-down processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
AP Psychology Unit 1 Word List
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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MYERS' PSYCHOLOGY FOR AP: UNIT 4 Module 16
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-bottom processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
he process of organizing and interpreting sensory information…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
he process of organizing and interpreting sensory information…
9 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 16 : Tricky Words
Prejudice
Attraction
Ingroups
Discrimination
A preconceived attitude towards an individual or group withou…
Having positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors with regard…
Groups of which we are a member or with which we identify.
The act of treating others with bias or unfairly because they…
Prejudice
A preconceived attitude towards an individual or group withou…
Attraction
Having positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors with regard…
64 terms
MYERS' PSYCHOLOGY FOR AP: UNIT 4 (MODULES 16-21)
sensation
perception
bottom-up processing
top-bottom processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
he process of organizing and interpreting sensory information…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
perception
he process of organizing and interpreting sensory information…
40 terms
AP Psychology 14-16
This allows us to have one common way…
Characteristic of General Anxiety Diso…
This consists of flashbacks and nightm…
Schizophrenia is linked to an access a…
DSM 5
continuous worry
PTSD
dopamine
This allows us to have one common way…
DSM 5
Characteristic of General Anxiety Diso…
continuous worry
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2015-16 AP Psychology Unit 2 - History and Approaches
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…
37 terms
AP Psychology Myers Ch 16 (Therapy)
psychotherapy
biomedical therapy
eclectic approach
psychoanalysis
Treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
prescribed medications or procedures that act directly on the…
an approach to psychotherapy that, depending on the client's…
Sigmund Freud's therapeutic technique. Freud believed the pat…
psychotherapy
Treatment involving psychological techniques; consists of int…
biomedical therapy
prescribed medications or procedures that act directly on the…
27 terms
2015-16 SCS AP Psychology Unit 3A - Bio Bases for Behavior - Neural and Endocrine
biological psychology
neuron
sensory neurons
motor neurons
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and sp…
biological psychology
a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biolo…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
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2015-16 SCS AP Psychology Unit 3B - Bio Bases of Behavior - The Brain
lesion
electroencephalogram (EEG)
CT (computed tomography) scan
PET (positron emission tomography) scan
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
a series of X-ray photographs taken from different angles and…
a visual display of brain activity that detects where a radio…
lesion
tissue destruction. A naturally or experimentally caused dest…
electroencephalogram (EEG)
an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity th…
18 terms
AP Psychology Modules 16-18
Sensation
Perception
Bottom-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
Process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
Analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
Information processing guided by higher-level mental processe…
Sensation
Process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system rec…
Perception
The process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
68 terms
AP Psychology Modules 16-21
Sensation
Perception
Button-Up Processing
Top-Down Processing
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
analysis that begins with the sensory receptors and works up…
information process guided by higher-level mental processes,…
Sensation
the process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system…
Perception
the process of organizing and interpreting sensory informatio…
19 terms
AP Psychology Chapter 16
Psychological disorder
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
Medical Model
DSM-IV
Deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns.
A psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
the concept that diseases have physical causes that can be di…
the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statist…
Psychological disorder
Deviant, distressful, and dysfunctional behavior patterns.
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disord…
A psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of…
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