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AP Psych Review
Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for a.self-actualization.b.gain-loss. c.cognitive dissonance. d.consistency.
William James wrote Principles of Psychology and founded a.structuralism.b.functionalism.c.behaviorism.d.humanism.
Who among the following can prescribe drugs to treat emotional problems? a.Psychiatrist b.social worker c.Psychologist d.Gestalt therapist
The __________ theory explains how sounds up to 4000 hertz reach the brain. a.place b.auditory c.frequency d.tone
Film is to camera as __________ is to eye. a.retina b.iris c.lens d.pupil
Robert was found wandering naked in the campus parking lot, proclaiming himself to be "Father Time." He shows evidence of a(n) __________ disorder. a.anxiety b.psychotic c.personality d.affective
Which of the following is a correct match? a.Stage 1 - light sleep b.Stage 2 - beta waves c.Stage 3 - alpha waves d.Stage 4 - sleep spindles
Which of the following is classified as a stimulant? a.alcohol b.cocaine c.marijuana d.morphine
Classifying people as having either a Type A or Type B personality has been used to predict a.competency as a parent. b.chances of suffering a heart attack. c.success in education. d.chances of developing a serious mental illness.
Elizabeth Kübler-Ross is known for her research in the area of a.eating disorders. b.adolescent behavior. c.coping with stress. d.death and dying.
According to Erikson, a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to center around the need to a.develop trust in others. b.achieve intimacy with another. c.acquire personal autonomy. d.develop a sense of one's self.
A frequently used treatment for ADHD is a.use of severe punishment. b.administration of stimulant drugs. c.administration of tranquilizers to slow the child down. d.a high protein diet.
Which of the following is a myth about aging? a.Most older individuals are the best drivers on the road. b.Most of the elderly show signs of senility and mental decay. c.The elderly who live alone are typically "social butterflies.” d.Older individuals are just as sexually active as when they were 30.
The fact that many people don't know which way Lincoln is facing on the penny is probably due to a.displacement. b.cue-dependent forgetting. c.interference. d.encoding failure.
The Ebbinghaus curve of forgetting shows that forgetting is most rapid a.immediately after learning. b.one hour after learning. c.after one week. d.a few months after learning.
The obvious and visible aspects of a dream comprise its a.manifest content. b.lucid content. c.conscious core. d.latent content.
The behavioral technique that has been most effective in treating depression is a.aversion therapy. b.a token economy. c.cognitive therapy. d.covert sensitization.
The owner of a chicken ranch ends a pet dog's habit of stealing and eating eggs by allowing the dog to "find" and eat several eggs laced with Tabasco sauce. The ranch owner's approach is similar to a.covert sensitization. b.aversion therapy. c.implosive therapy. d.desensitization techniques.
A learned disposition to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way defines a.cognitive dissonance. b.socialization. c.attitudes. d.stereotypes.
A psychologist who is "eclectic" can best be described as a.rejecting determinism in favor of free will. b.cognitive rather than behavioral. c.drawing from many psychological approaches. d.preferring pseudo-psychological approaches.