AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter

AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
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This is an excellent resource for AP Psychology teachers and students because it uses mnemonic devices to understand advanced psychological concepts for every chapter. Psychological concepts are learned much quicker using this approach.

Prologue
• Structuralism = Introspection
• Functionalism = Mental / Behavioral Function
• Psychiatrists = Prescribes Drugs/Meds
• Psychologist = No Prescribing Drugs/Meds
• Basic Research = Knowledge Base
• Applied Research = Tackles Problems

Ch 1

• Hindsight Bias “I knew it all along phenomenon” = Hindsight is 20/20
• Correlation does not = Causation
• Correlation Coefficient Scale (0-1) Examples .8 strong .2 weak
• Independent Variable = Factor Manipulated
• Dependent Variable = Factor Being Measured
• Mode = Most Frequently Score
• Mean = Avg. Score
• Median = Middle Score
*Experimental Design

Ch 2 – Bio Psychology
• Neuron Firing Order
1. Dendrites = Receive
2. Cell Body = Decides (excitatory = gas pedal / inhibitory = break pedal)
3. Axon = Sends
4. Synapse (gap) = Sends across
• Neuron Firing is “ALL or NOTHING FIRING”
• Myelin Sheath (Covers Axon) = Knife Sheath (Protects/Speeds)
• Neuron Firing = “The Wave”
1. Action Potential (Depolarization – Ions Coming In = Starts the Wave (Fire)
2. Refractory Period = Ions Going Out - Can’t Fire = On your way to your seat
3. Resting Potential = Sitting ready to start the Wave (Fire) again


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AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter
AP Psychology Mnemonic Devices and Concepts for Every Chapter