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AP PSYCHOLOGY CHAPTER 5 TEST

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AP Psych Unit 5 Practice Test Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. By 1960, the study of consciousness had been revived by psychologists' renewed interest in a. perception. b. emotion. c. socialization. d. mental processes. e. mental health. ____ 2. How did the definition of psychology change when behaviorism began to dominate the field? a. The focus on mental concepts began to reemerge. b. The idea that unconscious forces shape our behavior became central. c. Psychologists began to concentrate on the development of the self. d. Psychology centered on direct observation of our actions. e. Advances in neuroscience directed psychologists to the study of brain activity.

AP Psych Notes

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What influences our perception? Signal detection theory ? Predict how and when we detect the presence of an important stimulus (signal) over background stimulation (noise) ? Argues that there is no single absolute threshold and that detection depends partly on a person?s experience, expectations, motivation, and alertness o AKA= absolute threshold is subjective ? Goal is to find why people respond differently to the same stimuli and why the same person?s reaction vary as circumstances change. o How some teachers respond to text messages o Exhausted parents will hear slightest whimper of newborn baby Experiences matter! Schemata (schemas) creates?. ? Perceptual sets: the predisposition to perceive something in a certain way.

questionaire for psychology sleep study

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Oscar Carrillo Pd. 4 Ms. Rich Analysis for adolescence survey My survey was about sleep deprivation in adolescents, specifically students in high school. I think this a very important topic because I am usually very tired during class especially when I get under 8 hours of sleep. I?ve noticed that it?s a common problem with a lot of my friends and peers in general so I decided I would survey some people on Facebook and ask a few people at my lunch to take the survey as well. It seemed to be a pretty good sample of the population.

Psyc Ch. 5-8

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CHAPTER 5 Consciousness - awareness of internal and external stimuli (personal awareness) subjective and private, dynamic, self-reflective and central to our sense of ?self? always moving, changing, and flowing William James (1902) called it the stream of consciousness Sigmund Freud (1900) believed that this stream of consciousness had depth. consciousness is not an all-or-none principle conscious and unconscious processes are different levels of awareness Electroencephalograph (EEG) - a device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surface of the scalp. (Records brain waves) Electromypograph (EMG) - records muscular activity and tension Electrooculograph (EOG) - records eye movements

Psyc Ch. 5-7, 9

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CHAPTER 5 Consciousness - awareness of internal and external stimuli (personal awareness) subjective and private dynamic self-reflective and central to our sense of ?self? always moving, changing, and flowing William James (1902) called it the stream of consciousness Sigmund Freud (1900) believed that this stream of consciousness had depth. consciousness is not an all-or-none principle conscious and unconscious processes are different levels of awareness Electroencephalograph (EEG) - a device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surface of the scalp. (Records brain waves) Electromypograph (EMG) - records muscular activity and tension Electrooculograph (EOG) - records eye movements

Chapter 2 Test

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Levels of Consciousness preconscious- ideas are not in your awareness right now, but you could recall them if you had to unconscious (aka subconscious)- unavailable to awareness under most circumstances; info is hidden nonconscious- basic biological functions Altered States of Consciousness- in which a person?s sense of self or sense of the world changes. An example would be sleep. Circadian Rhythms- biological clocks Functions of Sleep- revive body, resist infection, recover from stress Biofeedback- a system that provides information about something happening in the body Classes of Drugs Depressants- drugs that slow the activity of the nervous system Alcohol Narcotics- relieve pain and induce sleep. Includes morphine, heroin, and codeine.

Weiten Chapter 5

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Chapter 5: Variations in Consciousness On the Nature of Consciousness Awareness of Internal and External Stimuli Variations on levels of awareness James ? stream of consciousness Freud ? unconscious Sleep/dreaming research The Electroencephalograph: A Physiological Index of Consciousness EEG ? monitoring of brain electrical activity Brain-waves Amplitude (height) Frequency (cycles per second) Beta (13-24 cps) Alpha (8-12 cps) Theta (4-7 cps) Delta (

AP psych chapter 5 study guide

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Chapter 5: Variations of Consciousness Study Guide ? Consciousness: The awareness if internal and external stimuli. It includes (1) your awareness of external events, (2) your awareness of your internal sensations, (3) your awareness of yourself as the unique being having the experiences, and (4) your awareness of your thoughts about these experiences. Electroencephalograph (EEG): A device that monitors the electrical activity of the brain over time by means of recording electrodes attached to the surrounding face of the scalp. It summarizes the rhythm of cortical activity in the brain in terms of line tracings called brain waves. [cps = cycles per second = frequency] Beta: 13-24 cps. Normal waking thought, alert problem solving.

Variations in Consciousness

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AP Psychology Outline Chapter 5: Variations in Consciousness ? Red?? Definition Blue?- Important Points Green?- Important People & Contributions ? Nature of Consciousness Consciousness ? the awareness of Internal and External stimuli. ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????i.??????You?re ?Stream of Consciousness? Zig-Zags in all directions. Variations in Levels of Awareness ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????i.??????Freud?s Arguments 1.????????Unconscious Needs, Wishes, and Conflicts influence Behavior and Feelings. 2.????????Conscious and Unconscious are Different Levels of Awareness. 3.????????Consciousness is not an All-Or-None process.

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