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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. The question "Is intelligence more influenced by heredity or experience?" deals with a big issue in psychology known as:
  3. If Aristotle and Locke, who both believed that what we know is acquired from experience, were alive today, they would best agree with the:
  4. Which psychological approach is most concerned with the importance of encoding, storing, and retrieving information?
  5. The promotion of self-awareness, and creativity is most clearly promoted by the ________ approach.
  6. 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.
  7. Freud believed that nearly all thoughts and actions are determined by:
  8. Early behaviorists believed that all behavior was determined by:
  9. The proper use of rewards and punishment is mostly the result of:
  10. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Thinking
  11. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Learning
  12. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: John Watson
  13. According to John Watson, introspection was
  14. A psychologist who studies family dynamics and their effects on behavior of individuals in different regions would probably be a __________ psychologist.
  15. Introspection 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 key idea in the behavioristic view is that
  19. Who among the following can prescribe drugs to treat emotional problems?
  20. The proper use of reward, punishment, and behavior modification are results of
  21. William James wrote Principles of Psychology and founded
  22. Which view of human nature is considered to be the most philosophical and the least scientific?
  23. Which of the following sets of factors is ALL associated with the indicated perspective?
  24. The Biological View is most closely associated with the discipline of
  25. Which of the following psychological perspectives would be most likely to examine humans genetic makeup and how that may influence behavior?
  26. All of the following relate to the field of Cognitive Psychology EXCEPT:
  27. The key feature of behaviorism that distinguishes it from other approaches to psychology is that:
  28. A formal definition of psychology is as the scientific study of
  29. Behaviorists sought to change psychology by:
  30. Functionalists were interested in the role of __________________in dealing with the problems of everyday living.
  31. A scientist who studies the mental strategies involved in playing a game of chess is most likely to follow a(n) _______ approach to 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: