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Final Review // AP Psychology

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  1. The proper use of rewards and punishment is mostly the result of:
  2. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: ECT
  3. I am primarily interested in thinking processes; I am a __________ psychologist.
  4. You see a psychologist and tell her that you are feeling depressed. The psychologist talks to you about your past and attempts to link your present situation with patterns developed in your childhood during your relationship with your parents. The psychologist would probably belong to which school of psychology?
  5. The key idea in the behavioristic view is that
  6. Helen has a six-month \"gap\" in her memories of grade school. Her \"gap\" corresponds to the period immediately after her father\'s death. Helen\'s memory loss is most likely accounted for by
  7. Homeostasis refers to
  8. At the highest levels of arousal,
  9. You are feeling a lot of fear, the brain site most likely involved is
  10. If the lateral hypothalamus is destroyed, a rat will
  11. What is the correct order of needs in Maslow\'s hierarchy?
  12. When subjects in Milgram\'s obedience experiments received their orders over the phone, they
  13. Sharing your own private thoughts and feelings is called
  14. Creation of superordinate goals has been shown to be effective in reducing
  15. One of the Founders of Humanistic Psychology was
  16. Which of the following would be an effective operational definition of 'fear?'
  17. In an experiment, the factor that is controlled by the experimenter is the
  18. A Correlational studies finds a link between how tall someone is and their shoe size. The taller someone is, the larger their shoe size, this finding illustrates:
  19. Which sensory system does NOT relay information through the thalamus en route to the cortex
  20. Sensory information related to the skin senses is processed within the
  21. The leading cause of mental retardation is related to a mother�s use of _________.
  22. All of the following are true about hypnosis except
  23. Toleman found that the rats he ran through mazes had created ________ to help them find where the food was placed even when they weren�t initially awarded.
  24. A languages set of rules about combining and ordering words.
  25. Consider the following concept hierarchy�food, desserts, chocolates, ________. The last term should be
  26. From an evolutionary perspective, people may be overeat because
  27. The ability to understand and control emotional responses is known as
  28. Women are different in men in their sexual responses in that they
  29. During hurricane Katrina, many victims never tried to apply for federal aid because they believed that the decision to receive aid was in the hands of the government and there was nothing they as individuals could do about it. These individual have
  30. Which one is associated with major challenge of adolescence, according to Erikson?
  31. The �warrior,� the �hero,� and the �earth mother� are examples of the Jungian concept:
  32. George feels like their are spiders crawling on his arms (they are not), he is having a
  33. Which form of therapy directly CONFRONTS AND CHALLENGES a client's self defeating thought patterns?
  34. In the Asch studies, which of the following produced a decrease in conformity?
  35. Discrimination relates to _________ while prejudice relates to _________.
  36. At the homecoming assembly at school, you take part in harassing the other grades in your school with your group of classmates an activity that you would not be likely to engage in by yourself. Which of the following best explains your behavior?
  37. When one increases their performance while other people are watching they are demonstrating
  38. BEFORE the Obedience experiment was conducted Milgram believed that
  39. The tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our own attitudes is known as:
  40. Which of the following correlations affords the greatest predictive value?
  41. In a study of the effects of alcohol consumption, some participants drank a nonalcoholic beverage that actually smelled and tasted alcoholic. This nonalcoholic drink was a
  42. Which sense is least involved in enabling you to maintain your balance when you stand on one foot:
  43. Information processed below the normal level of awareness is called
  44. The analysis of information starting with features and building into a complete perception is known as
  45. Which of the following is most likely to occur as a consequence of hypnosis?
  46. A sleep disturbance characterized by snoring, short silences, and gasps is called
  47. Which of the following best reflects negative reinforcement?
  48. A puppy has begun to cry and bark in order to be let into the house. To extinguish this response, you would
  49. A child who occasionally gets rewarded with candy after asking her grandmother for a \"treat\" is being rewarded on a __________ schedule.
  50. Processing every possible combination of the letters DBRI to arrive at the word BIRD is an example of the use of
  51. The fact that 'Dog bites man' has a very different meaning from 'Man bites dog' demonstrates the importance of
  52. A failure to develop a consistent identity results in
  53. A comparison of the scores of African-American test takers to the scores of European-American test takers on current popular intelligence tests such as Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and the Stanford Binet indicates that:
  54. 31. According to the Stanford-Binet formula for an intelligence quotient (IQ), the IQ of a ten-year-old child with a mental age of eight and a half years is
  55. Estrella always goes shopping with Maria. Because she has no confidence in her own decisions, she lets Maria decide what she should buy, and pays for clothes for Maria with money she was saving for a haircut. Estrella shows signs of which of the following personality disorders?
  56. Behaviorists would say that self-defeating behaviors involved in OCD are maintained by immediate reinforcement in the form of
  57. Hearing voices that are not really there would be called a(n)
  58. Tommy came to Dr. Chambers seeking help with his fear of heights. First, Dr. Chambers asked Tommy to list all of the situations concerning heights that led to his fear response. After they had ordered them from least fear-provoking to the most fear-provoking, Dr. Chambers had Tommy listen to soothing music and slowly relaxed him as he imagined each step. Which of the following best describes Dr Chambers� treatment?
  59. Although Paul seems bright and capable to his parents and friends, he has been failing in school. Paul speaks to a psychologist, who suggests that his problems stem from internal processes such as unrealistic expectations and negative thinking. The psychologist�s view is typical of which of the following perspectives?
  60. Freud considered the distinction between manifest content and latent content essential for
  61. The obvious and visible aspects of a dream comprise its
  62. Psychologists from which of the following perspectives of personality are most interested in assessing a person�s locus of control?
  63. An individual with damage to Wernicke�s area is most likely to have difficulty
  64. After staring at a green, black, and orange \'American flag\' for about a minute, an individual will see a red, white, and blue flag afterimage. Which of the following explains this phenomenon?
  65. Which of the following assessment tools explores individuals� personalities by asking them to examine a series of inkblots and describe what they see in the inkblot?
  66. Free Association is a therapeutic technique likely to be used by:
  67. The rock musician was hit with a rotten egg while performing his latest hit song. The fact that you can recognize two different meanings for the word �hit� in the preceding sentence demonstrates the importance of the rules of:
  68. On Monday, the meteorologist forecast a 20 percent chance of rain, so Sheryl took her umbrella to work. On Friday, he reported an 80 percent chance that it would not rain, so Sheryl left her umbrella at home. Sheryl's behavior illustrates:
  69. Which of the following would be used to measure the relationship between age and reaction time?
  70. Language acquisition cannot be fully accounted for by associative learning processes for which of the following reasons?