Test Answers on Abnormal Psychology Flashcards

Chapter 15 Goal Setting – Sport Psychology

It is recommended that appropriate goals be short term or long term goals? a combination of short- and long- term goals Focusing on performance (as opposed to outcome goals) during competition has been shown to be associated with _____ anxiety and _____ performance. less anxiety and superior performance Which of the following (according to research […]

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Chapter 13 Ap Psychology Terms

biomedical therapy treatment that focuses on alternating the brain, especially with drugs, psychosurgery, or electroconvulsive therapy paraprofessional individual who has received on the job training in mental health treatment in lieu of graduate education and full professional certification psychological therapy therapy based on psychological principles rather than on the biomedical approach therapeutic alliance the relationship […]

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Hope College Psychology 100 U4 Exam

Motivation a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior Instinct complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned; shaped by evolution Need physiological or psychological requirement; food, water, oxygen, sleep sex Drive motivation to satisfy need, push intrinsic motivation a desire to perform a behavior effectively for its own sake […]

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Psychology Ch 8&9

Human Development is the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age, from conception to death Three Special Designs Used in Researching Age-Related Changes 1.)Longitudinal design 2.)Cross-Sectional design 3.)Cross-Sequential design Longitudinal design researching method, in which one group of people is followed and assessed at different times as the group ages […]

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Psychology Ch. 1-3 Final Exam Review

Psychology is best defined as the a. empirical study of the human personality b. study of individual differences in the group behavior of humans and animals c. scientific study of the behavior and mental processes d. scientific study of the relationsjip between mind and body c. scientific study of the behavior and mental proccesss Overt […]

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AP Psychology Review

ablation removal or destruction of brain tissue in a surgical procedure absolute threshold intensity level at which one can detect a stimulus 50% of the time accommodation the process of modifying a schema to account for new information; the process of the eyes lens changing shape in order to focus on distant or near objects […]

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Psychology 204

What are the three inter related aspects of social self Self presentation, self, esteem, and self concept. What is self concept and how does it relate to self schemas is the sum total of an individual’s beliefs about his or her own personal attributes, self schema relates because it I believe people hold about themselves […]

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psychology chapter

Dr. Joan Goodman is studying how memory changes as people get older. She is most likely a(n) psychologist. developmental In Piaget’s stage of concrete operational intelligence, the child acquires an understanding of the principle of: conservation Piaget held that egocentrism is characteristic of the preoperational stage During which stage of cognitive development do children acquire […]

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Psychology 2 Test Answers

Hypnosis involves a state of Heightnened openness to suggestion Research on susceptibility to hypnosis indicates that people who are highly responsive to hypnotic suggestion tend to become absorbed in the imaginary events of a novel or a movie. behaved in the same fashion as unhypnotized individuals. In one study both hypnotized and unhypnotized subjects were […]

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Psych 202 – ch 11 social psychology

social psychology branch of psychology that studies how a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by the presence of other people and by the social and physical environment sense of self an individual’s unique sense of identity that has been influenced by social, cultural, and psychological experiences; your sense of who you are in […]

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CH. 4 Social Psychology

Attitude A favorable or unfavorable evaluative reactions toward something – often rooted in beliefs and exhibited in feelings and inclinations to act Implicit association test (IAT) A computer-driven assessment of implicit attitudes. The test uses reaction times to measure people’s automatic associations between attitude objects and evaluative words. Easier pairings (and faster responses) are taken […]

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Chapters 12, 13, 14, 15 developmental psychology

Adulthood covers which four decades of life? . 25-65 years of life Results of cross-sectional, longitudinal, and cross-sequential research on intelligence has led to the conclusion that: age realted signs are first noted for skills that require speed of response The term \”male menopause\” is sometimes used to • gradual decrease in sexual activity in […]

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Psychology 100: Chapter 12

Social Psychology -Concerned with how people influence other people’s thoughts, feelings, and actions -We constantly make social judgments and automatically classify people into social categories -Social psychologists have shown that our long-term evaluations of people are heavily influenced by our first impressions Attributions -Explanations for events or actions, including other people’s behavior -We are motivated […]

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AP Psychology Chapter Two Study Guide Questions

in the most basic sense, every idea, mood, memory, and behavior that an individual has ever experienced is a _____ phenomenon biological the theory that linked our mental abilities to bumps on the skull was _____ phrenology researchers who study the link between biology and behavior are called _____ _____ biological psychologists we are made […]

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AP Psychology – Unit 6 – Learning

Classical Conditioning Learning through association, a tendency to connect events that occur together in time and space. *A stimulus elicits a response* Ivan Pavlov The Russian Psychologist who discovered classical conditioning on accident; he was just measuring how much dogs salivated. US – Unconditioned Stimulus A stimulus that naturally and automatically triggers a response. (Dog […]

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Mod 44: Psychology Final Flashcards

Unconsciously mimicking those around us is known as ___. the chameleon effect Adjusting one’s behavior or thinking toward a group standard is called ___. conformity Using the Asch procedure, conformity to group adjustments would be LEAST likely when ___. participants are not observed by other group members when giving their answers Which of the following […]

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Psychology chp 10

personality ______ refers to the pattern of enduring characteristics that produce consistency and individuality in a given person Personality Maturation Development Cognition personality Ashworth is interested in the pattern of enduring characteristics of people that produce consistency and individuality in a given person. Ashworth is interested in people’s _____ psychodynamic _____ approaches to personality are […]

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Test Answers on Psychology Chapter 5

Learning Any relatively permanent change on behavior brought about by experience or practice. Relatively permanent = because part of the brain is physically changed to record what you’ve learned. Maturation change in brain due to biology; not experience. Once maturation has been reached, then practice and experience play their important part, but practice alone does […]

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AP Psychology Personality and FRQ Topic

Spearman Believed in that intelligence is one general (G) ability. Memory Aid- He used a spear to pick out one intelligence. If you were exceptionally good at one area, you are more likely to be good at other areas. Sternberg 3 models of intelligence: Practical- street smart Analytical- book smart Creative- Art smart Gardner The […]

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Psychology Chapter 1 Critical Analysis

psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Let’s consider the three key terms in this definition: science, behavior, and mental processes. Psychology certainly includes the study of therapy and psychological disorders. By definition, though, psychology is a much more general science, practiced in several environments in addition to clinical settings. science psychology […]

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Writing for psychology

What are the four components of the Title Page? The four components that make up the title page are the header, the title, your name (first name middle initial and last name), and schools name. What is an ABSTRACT? What information does it provide? Are there specific requirements for content or length (e.g., number of […]

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