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Perspectives and History (Beginning of the year) // 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. With which definition of psychology would John Watson and B.F. Skinner most agree?
  3. Which psychological approach is most concerned with the importance of encoding, storing, and retrieving information?
  4. Depression is caused by an individual's negative formation of schemas (mental frameworks) according to the ______________ approach.
  5. The promotion of self-awareness, and creativity is most clearly promoted by the ________ approach.
  6. Early behaviorists believed that all behavior was determined by:
  7. The proper use of rewards and punishment is mostly the result of:
  8. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Thinking
  9. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Learning
  10. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: John Watson
  11. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Conditioning
  12. I am primarily interested in thinking processes; I am a __________ psychologist.
  13. Which of the following psychological theories is known as the one that emphasizes \"free will\"?
  14. Introspection was
  15. The "father" of psychology and founder of the first psychological laboratory was
  16. Psychiatrists differ from psychologists in that psychiatrists
  17. 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 that you are unaware of. The psychologist would probably belong to which school of psychology?
  18. The proper use of reward, punishment, and behavior modification are results of
  19. Which view of human nature is considered to be the most philosophical and the least scientific?
  20. Which of the following sets of factors is ALL associated with the indicated perspective?
  21. The humanistic approach toward psychology emphasizes:
  22. The Biological View is most closely associated with the discipline of
  23. Which of the following psychological perspectives would be most likely to examine humans genetic makeup and how that may influence behavior?
  24. All of the following relate to the field of Cognitive Psychology EXCEPT:
  25. The key feature of behaviorism that distinguishes it from other approaches to psychology is that:
  26. Modern day psychology has evolved from all of the following fields of thought except for:
  27. A formal definition of psychology is as the scientific study of
  28. The principles of psychoanalytic theories were first outlined by
  29. Behaviorists sought to change psychology by:
  30. Functionalists were interested in the role of __________________in dealing with the problems of everyday living.
  31. According to the evolutionary approach, behavioral and mental________ should be a primary focus of psychology.
  32. Rene Descartes made a science of psychology possible when he suggested that:
  33. The concept of memory formation and retrieval is most closely associated with the ___________________ perspective.
  34. A determinist philosophy is most consistent with:
  35. MENTAL activity is most closely associated with what perspective: