AP Psychology Flashcards

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Explore the ideas, theories, and methods of the scientific study of behavior and mental processes with these comprehensive AP Psychology flashcards, compiled using top textbooks, test banks, tutors, and practice exams. Study online or in Brainscape’s mobile app and get ready to score a perfect 5!

From the scientific foundations of psychology and the biological bases of behavior to cognitive, developmental, clinical, and social psychology, Brainscape has distilled the entire AP Psychology curriculum down into a comprehensive collection of over 1,000 digital flashcards. These have been neatly organized into 14 topical decks that you can study anytime, anywhere via the Brainscape website or app for Android or iOS. All your progress will automatically sync between devices.

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Decks in this class (14)

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.
64  cards
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.
79  cards
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.
64  cards
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.
71  cards
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.
79  cards
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.
77  cards
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.
47  cards
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.
58  cards
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.
126  cards
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.
108  cards
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.
75  cards
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.
90  cards
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.
90  cards
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.
42  cards

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