AP Psychology Final
Treatments for Depression
What is depression? A feeling of sadness or despair occasionally is part of human life
especially after a dramatic event , such as the loss of loved one , losing a job, life struggles or
Johnson & Wales University
Millions of people around the world have some sort of phobia, and whether big or small
it all affects them the same. A phobia is a form of mental illness and can be caused by a tr
1) Behavioral neuroscience: (in my words)
2) Three types of neurons:
a. Sensory neurons: carry messages from your bodys tissues and sensory receptors
inward to your spinal cord and brain for processing
b. Motor neurons: carry instructions from your centra
1) _ an individuals characteristic way of
_, _, _ in different
situation peoples personalities can change multiple times a day.
2) Psychonamalctic (
) Freud _level: personality
is developed through dynamics such as _,
_, _ and _
3) We cannot physically to
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
A factor that determines whether or not a behavior or feeling is evidence of a psychological disorder may be
a. whether the behavior or feeling is pleasant.
Moving on to Intelligence
Theories of intelligence
Nature and nurture of intelligence
Group differences in intelligence test
Intelligence: One or Many?
Spearmans General Intelligence (g)
*Memory accumulation of learning over time through the
Making good (and bad) decisions and
The fear factorwhy we fear the
All the mental activities associated
Overview: The big ideas
O Understanding 3 types of
O How to change behavior with
classical, operant, and social
O How learning (and un-learning)
can be used in therapy and
Return to Chapter 2
*Sleep how and why
*What is consciousness?
*Our awareness of self and environment
*Problems with this definition
Psychologys Roots, Big Ideas, and Research Methods
What psychology is (and isnt)
A very short history of psychology
Four Big Ideas in psychology
The scientific methods of psychology
What do you think psychology is?
What comes to m
Or How to Think Like a Psychologist
What do psychologists have in
Scientific approach to studying human behavior
Systematic with a plan
Verifiable/Replicable can repeat results
Peer-reviewed open to being examined
Trial of George Zimmerman
The trial of Geroge Zimmerman which was caused by the murder of Travyon
Martin a 17-year-old African-American student who was followed by George
Zimmerman after being told by police that followin
1) What location are the crime scenes at ? First attack: Lake Herman Road , Benicia ,
California. Second attack: Blue Rock Springs Park, California. Third attack :Presidio
Heights in San Francisco.
2) What Me
Chapter 12 Introductory Psychology
What is social psychology?
What is an attitude?
How do our attitudes affect actions?
What does the term cognitive dissonance mean and when might we experience this
What is social influence?
What do experiment