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Perspectives and History (Beginning of the year) // AP Psychology

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  1. With which definition of psychology would John Watson and B.F. Skinner most agree?
  2. Depression is caused by an individual's negative formation of schemas (mental frameworks) according to the ______________ approach.
  3. The _________ perspective would be most likely to argue that men are born with NO FREE WILL since everything we do is determined by our interactions with the environment.
  4. Events during childhood are most clearly emphasized by the ________ perspective.
  5. Freud believed that nearly all thoughts and actions are determined by:
  6. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: John Watson
  7. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Conditioning
  8. According to John Watson, introspection was
  9. Which of the following psychological theories is known as the one that emphasizes \"free will\"?
  10. Introspection was
  11. Strict behaviorists were criticized for ignoring the role that __________ plays in our lives.
  12. Of the following, who was a structuralist?
  13. Psychiatrists differ from psychologists in that psychiatrists
  14. Who among the following can prescribe drugs to treat emotional problems?
  15. William James wrote Principles of Psychology and founded
  16. Which of the following sets of factors is ALL associated with the indicated perspective?
  17. The humanistic approach toward psychology emphasizes:
  18. The Biological View is most closely associated with the discipline of
  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. All of the following relate to the field of Cognitive Psychology EXCEPT:
  22. One likely difference between a psychiatrist and psychologist is that a psychiatrist would tend to use more
  23. Structuralists were concerned with uncovering the basic units of
  24. A(n) ________ psychologist would be most likely to help individuals overcome their depression through counseling and talk therapy.
  25. Modern day psychology has evolved from all of the following fields of thought except for:
  26. A formal definition of psychology is as the scientific study of
  27. The ________ approach views behavior as driven by powerful inner forces and conflicts.
  28. The research technique of introspection used by Wilhelm Wundt:
  29. Behaviorists sought to change psychology by:
  30. A scientist who studies the mental strategies involved in playing a game of chess is most likely to follow a(n) _______ approach to psychology.
  31. Jake has had a troubled past. He had a difficult time getting along with his parents as a child and today he still holds much hostility towards his parents. He thinks he might be holding a longstanding grudge against them, but he cannot remember what it is. What field of psychology would be most interested in Getting to the root of Jakes troubled childhood?
  32. According to the evolutionary approach, behavioral and mental________ should be a primary focus of psychology.
  33. Rene Descartes made a science of psychology possible when he suggested that:
  34. A determinist philosophy is most consistent with:
  35. MENTAL activity is most closely associated with what perspective: