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Official AP Psychology Review Thread

Bigb14Bigb14 Posts: 2,044Registered User Senior Member
edited May 2009 in AP Tests Preparation
Ok, so you post a question, next person answers it and posts another question.


Name 3 major symptoms of schizophrenia.
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Replies to: Official AP Psychology Review Thread

  • promemorexpromemorex Posts: 77Registered User Junior Member
    delusion, hallucination, disordered thoughts

    Where does transduction occur in the eye?
  • mcvcm92mcvcm92 Posts: 1,192Registered User Member
    Transduction occurs in the retina.

    Who created the term of inferiority complex?
  • squadussquadus Posts: 580Registered User Member
    Yeah....I signed up for this test and haven't self studied a single thing. I'm going to cram the entire book the night before. :)
  • manateemanatee Posts: 473Registered User Junior Member
    Inferiority complex = Adler



    What are the stages in Kohlberg's moral ladder?
  • Bigb14Bigb14 Posts: 2,044Registered User Senior Member
    pre, conventional, post

    What is the principal of Operant Conditioning and who pioneered it's discovery?
  • manateemanatee Posts: 473Registered User Junior Member
    Operant conditioning is behaviors associate with their consequences (reward or punishment). B.F. Skinner was very involved in operant conditioning.

    What is belief perseverance?
  • daughterdaughter Posts: 66Registered User Junior Member
    even if your initial belief is proven wrong, you will still retain that belief

    Explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs
  • imgoing2collegeimgoing2college Posts: 884User Awaiting Email Confirmation Member
    Explain Maslow's hierarchy of needs

    shows in what order we go after or need certain things
    think pyramid...the bottom being the basic, survival level, top being the "thriving" level

    bottom to top in 5 tiers: physiological needs, safety/security, social needs (love and belonging), self-esteem, self-actualization


    Explain the steps of the General Adaptation Syndrome
  • pink33837pink33837 Posts: 181Registered User Junior Member
    Alarm reaction, resistance, exhaustion.


    What's schemata?
  • Bigb14Bigb14 Posts: 2,044Registered User Senior Member
    plural of schema, a schema is a cognitive system people develop to explain natural phenomena (i.e. a schema of dogs would include fur, tail wagging, and a drooling tongue)

    Name Freud's stages of psychosexual development.
  • ProtagonizerProtagonizer Posts: 387Registered User Junior Member
    I think it's:
    1. Oral Stage
    2. Anal Stage
    3. Phallic Stage
    (Latent Stage between)
    4. Genital Stage

    What would the biopsychological way/method be for treating depression?
  • mcvcm92mcvcm92 Posts: 1,192Registered User Member
    They would give the person like drugs such as Prozac to treat the depression somatically (bodily).

    What is Weber's Law?
  • Bigb14Bigb14 Posts: 2,044Registered User Senior Member
    The Just Noticeable Difference is always proportional to the size of the stimulus


    Sarah is going to the psychologist for a fear of clowns. What types of therapy could a behaviorist employ to cure her phobia?
  • mcvcm92mcvcm92 Posts: 1,192Registered User Member
    To cure Sarah's phobia, systematic desentization would be the best kind of therapy for a behaviorist to do.
  • scholarapactsatscholarapactsat Posts: 365Registered User Member
    Ive slacked off all year in this class and we took the 2004 AP test and I got a 4..so...yea.
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