Psychology 101

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Psychology 101 Flashcards

Over 1,000 dynamic flashcards covering the topics and psychologists you'll need to know in any psychology course.

Description


Whether looking to ace a class or a test -- or to just understand your fellow human beings a little better, you should have a strong working knowledge of Psychology. With Brainscape's Psychology 101 subject, you'll master the topics and psychological concepts you'll need to know in any psychology course or life in general!

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Subject Overview

Psychology 101 contains over 1,070 flashcards across 14 decks organized as follows:

  • Research Methods
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • History and Approaches
  • Sensation and Perception
  • States of Consciousness
  • Learning
  • Cognition
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Personality
  • Testing and Individual Differences
  • Abnormal Behavior
  • Treatment of Abnormal Behavior
  • Social Psychology

Grab it for success in your Psychology classes today!

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Lessons in this Class


# Deck Name Num. of Cards
1

History and Approaches

Use these cards to study the historical background of psychology, in addition to its variety of theoretical approaches. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 2-4% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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2

Research Methods

Use these cards to study different research methods of psychology, including experiments and correlational research. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych courses, devote 8-10% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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3

Biological Bases of Behavior

Use this deck to study the organization of the nervous system, the brain's function, the endocrine system, and influence of genetics. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 8-10% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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4

Sensation and Perception

Use this deck to study vision, thresholds, hearing, touch, and perceptual processes. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 6-8% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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5

States of Consciousness

Use this deck to study levels of consciousness, sleep, dreams, hypnosis, meditation, and drugs. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 2-4% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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6

Learning

Use this deck to study concepts about learning, including classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive processes. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 7-9% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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7

Cognition

Use this deck to study memory, language, and thinking. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 8-10% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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8

Motivation and Emotion

Use this deck to study theories of motivation and emotion, stress and coping, and positive psychology. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 6-8% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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9

Developmental Psychology

Use this deck to study methods of studying development, physical development, and theories of cognitive, moral, and social development. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 7-9% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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10

Personality

In this deck, you will learn about the theories surrounding personality psychology, and the assessment techniques that different schools of thought use to assess personality.

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11

Testing and Individual Differences

Use these cards to study how psychologists design tests and assess individual differences, such as intelligence. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 5-7% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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12

Abnormal Behavior

In this deck, you will learn about abnormal psychology. This deck focuses on the symptoms and presentation of psychologically abnormal behavior, as well as their causes.

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13

Treatment of Abnormal Behavior

Use these cards to study the various types of treatment for abnormal psychological behavior. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 5-7% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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14

Social Psychology

Use this deck to study group dynamics, interpersonal perception, conformity, attitude change, and aggression. The AP Psych exam, along with most introductory undergrad psych exams, devote 8-10% of their multiple choice questions to the content in this deck.

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