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Perspectives and History // AP Psychology

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  1. Wilhelm Wundt and the structuralists, who examined the STRUCTURE OF WHAT MADE UP CONSCIOUSNESS, studied questions still asked today primarily by:
  2. The question "Is intelligence more influenced by heredity or experience?" deals with a big issue in psychology known as:
  3. Dr. Didden was hired by the TLC company to help them retain their employees without lowering the firm's profits. After TLC removed cubicles and permitted employees to decorate their workroom as recommended by Dr. Didden, the absentee rate declined and no employees left for jobs elsewhere. Dr. Didden is most likely:
  4. The promotion of self-awareness, and creativity is most clearly promoted by the ________ approach.
  5. The proper use of rewards and punishment is mostly the result of:
  6. Projective tests are most often used in the ________ approach.
  7. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: John Watson
  8. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Conditioning
  9. Like Carl Rogers, I believe people choose to live more creative and meaningful lives. My name is
  10. A psychologist who studies family dynamics and their effects on behavior of individuals in different regions would probably be a __________ psychologist.
  11. Which of the following psychological theories is known as the one that emphasizes "free will"?
  12. Barbara is applying conditioning principles to teach language skills to retarded children. As a psychologist, her point of view appears to be
  13. Strict behaviorists were criticized for overlooking the role that __________ plays in our lives.
  14. A psychologist who is "eclectic" can best be described as
  15. Of the following, who was a structuralist?
  16. The "father" of psychology and founder of the first psychological laboratory was
  17. The key idea in the behavioristic view is that
  18. The humanistic approach toward psychology emphasizes:
  19. A cognitive psychologist has been studying aggression in teens. Which of the following is most likely to be the title of his latest study?
  20. Which of the following psychological perspectives would be most likely to examine humans genetic makeup and how that may influence behavior?
  21. Wilhelm Wundt founded the
  22. The primary area to which Gestalt principles are generally tied to is
  23. A(n) ________ psychologist would be most likely to help individuals overcome their depression.
  24. This perspective looks at the long standing personality characteristics of an individual, and how this may impact their affect, behaviors and cognition.
  25. Behaviorists sought to:
  26. Psychology is distinct from psychiatry and psychoanalysis in that is
  27. Gestalt psychology is concerned primarily with understanding which of the following?
  28. Psychologists from which of the following perspectives of personality are most interested in assessing a person's locus of control?
  29. Dr. Dwyer argued Jan's poor self esteem was most clearly explained as a PREDISPOSITION to depression. He most clearly aligns with what viewpoint?
  30. Which of the following is NOT a factor which psychoanalytic theorists heavily focus on?
  31. "Future actions can be predicted based on the consequences that were received to previous actions." This is most likely to be stated by a:
  32. "You need to bridge the gap between your ideal self and your real self." This was most likely said by:
  33. When a therapist repeats, summarizes, and clarifies an individual's statements in therapy he is most likely engaging in _______________ a key aspect in ______________________.
  34. Intrapsychic conflicts relate most clearly to the __________ perspective of psychology.
  35. Psychodynamic theorists tended to focus on interpersonal conflicts instead of Freud's focus on the ____________.