Behavior Change Project
For this project you will identify a behavior you want to change. This could be a negative
behavior you want to eliminate (i.e. swearing) or a positive behavior you want to do more often
(i.e. yoga). Please complete t
AP Psych Chapter 11
How we Measure Independent Differences
o Measuring independent differences is essential to psychology, but strict ethical
standards must be followed to ensure results are valid and appropriate.
o (Intelligence does not poredict school
Chapter 8: Emotion and Motivation
o Emotion is a process: psychological arousal, cognitive interpretation, subjective
feelings, and behavioral expression.
o Feeling in emotions comes from sensing the bodys state of arousal and
memories of similar
Chapter 6: Learning
Definition of Learning
Psychologists broadly define learning as the process through which experience produces
a lasting change in behavior/mental processes.
Behaviorists maintain that psych can only be a science if it disregarded menta
AP Psych Ch. 1 + 2
What is and isnt Psychology
o Psychology relies on scientific study and evidence to study behavior and mental
o Study of the Mind also includes behavior, studying external and internal
behaviors, disagreement exists
Aladdin and Maslows Hierarchy of Needs
Maslows Hierarchy of Needs lists in order of priority the needs that motivate people.
These are biological, safety, belonging, esteem, and self-actualization.
The movie Aladdin starts with the titular character and h
Chapter 7: Cognition
What is Memory?
Cognitive psych sees memory as a system that encodes, stores, and retrieves information
(like a computer), but human memory converts the senses into meaningful patterns.
Human memory is an information processing system
Chapter 10: Personality
What Shapes Personality
o Personality is made up of unique psychological qualities that bring continuity to
someone is different scenarios.
o According to psychodynamic, humanistic, and cognitive theories, personality is a
Activity 1.1.5 Variable Roles I
Computers often store information while
running a program. Some of this information is
stored on disk to be used after the program is
finished, like data files or a Microsoft Word
document. Some information is