Chapter 8: Learning
(Notecards due )
1. To present the principles and processes involved in classical conditioning
2. To present the principles and processes involved in operant conditioning
3. To describe th
Seeing the World: Some Basic Principles
Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper:
1) BELLRINGER: A) Describe what you see in the following image.
B) Explain whether your ability to tell me what saw in the following image was
an example of bottom up
To transform sensory information into meaningful perceptions, we must organize
it. We must perceive objects as distinct from their surroundings, see them as having a
meaningful and constant form, and discern their distance and moti
Create a case study for the disorders below.
1) Create your own case study for ANY type of Schizophrenia. Make sure to include
the following information. Feel free to write the case study in either first or third
a. Back ground information about yo
Mr. Krohn, a carpenter, is frustrated because he misplaced his hammer and needs
to pound in the last nail in the book case he is building. He overlooked the fact
that he would use the tennis trophy sitting above the workb
Intro To Disorders
When one realizes that no matter how much they may know about theoretical drug problems and alcohol
problems, it is still possible to be staring in the face of a full on alcoholic and not know it until after the
fact. Alcoholism and dru
Understand the importance of reliability and validity
1) Continue Notes from documentary
2) One paragraph: Using evidence: what is intelligence?
3 tests we use today
Aptitude Tests- predict your ability to learn a new skill.
AP Psychology Chapter 11: Testing and Individual Differences
Measuring individual differences is an essential component of psychology, but strict guidelines and ethical standards
must be followed to ensure that results and conclusions are
1) Your prospective employer is interested in asking you to take a polygraph test to
ensure that you wont steal office supplies.
a. Aptitude or achievement?Explain
b. Does this test have reliability?Explain
c. Does this test have validity? Exp
1) What are the differences between classical and operant conditioning?
2) What are the four partial schedules of reinforcement, and how do they differ?
3) What is the difference between generalization and discrimination?
Sleep Disorders: Night Terrors
Night terrors in children are distinctly different from the much more common nightmares. Night
terror symptoms are frequent and recurrent episodes of intense crying and fear during sleep, with
difficulty arousing the child.
Dream Analysis (Please Do not write on this handout)
1) Write down the manifest content/plot of a dream that you recently had.
2) Using the Dream Analysis guide, write down the latent content/meaning of the
characters, setting, actions in your dream (exam
Latent Content of Dreams- Dream Guide
I'm Being Chased"
Chase dreams often stem from feelings of anxiety in your walking life. The way we respond to
anxiety and pressure in real life is typically manifested as a chase dream. Running is an