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

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  1. The question "Is intelligence more influenced by heredity or experience?" deals with a big issue in psychology known as:
  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. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Thinking
  6. What perspective is this word/phrase most closely associated with: Learning
  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. According to John Watson, introspection was
  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. Introspection was
  13. The "father" of psychology and founder of the first psychological laboratory was
  14. 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?
  15. The key idea in the behavioristic view is that
  16. William James wrote Principles of Psychology and founded
  17. Which view of human nature is considered to be the most philosophical and the least scientific?
  18. The humanistic approach toward psychology emphasizes:
  19. The Biological View is most closely associated with the discipline of
  20. A cognitive psychologist has been studying aggression in teens. Which of the following is most likely to be the title of his latest study?
  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. The key feature of behaviorism that distinguishes it from other approaches to psychology is that:
  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 research technique of introspection used by Wilhelm Wundt:
  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. 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. The concept of memory formation and retrieval is most closely associated with the ___________________ perspective.
  35. A determinist philosophy is most consistent with: