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GRE Psychology Study Guide & Test Prep

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  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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    What Is Psychology?
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    What Is Psychology?

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Refresh your understanding of psychology topics ahead of the GRE psychology exam with this helpful study guide course. Take the quizzes to see how well you might do ahead of the test, and then review the text and video lessons that correspond to the subjects that need more study before exam day.
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19 Chapters in GRE Psychology Study Guide & Test Prep

19 chapters in GRE Psychology Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. GRE Psychology: History & Development of Modern Psychology {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[38258].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Psychology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Science of Psychology: Experiments & the Scientific Method Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Dualism and Early Psychological Thought Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Two Early Approaches: Functionalism and Structuralism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evolutionary Theory's Applications to Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5304].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5304].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Three Later Approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis and Behaviorism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Psychological Specializations: Cognitive, Humanistic, Social, Developmental & Clinical Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Organizational Psychology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Research Design & Statistical Analysis for Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Types of Research Designs in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Reliability & Validity in Psychology: Definitions & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Statistical Analysis for Psychology: Descriptive & Inferential Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Ethics in Psychological Experiments: Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Basic Research and Applied Research: Definitions and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Standardization and Norms of Psychological Tests Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types of Assessments Used in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Types of Measurement: Direct, Indirect & Constructs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13468].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13468].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Classical Conditioning in Psychology: Definition, Principles & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Operant Conditioning in Psychology: Definition, Theory & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Shaping in Psychology? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Schedules of Reinforcement in Psychology: Continous & Partial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is the Prisoner's Dilemma? - Albert Tucker & Game Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Observational vs. Insight Learning: Albert Bandura & Wolfgang Kohler Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Biological Limits on Conditioning: Taste Aversion, the Garcia Effect & Instincts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Primary Reinforcers: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Language? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[46].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Linguistics: Language Development in Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Language Acquisition: Definition, Theories & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Psychological Processes of Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38238].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38238].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Psychology of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Lev Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Cognition? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Two-Store Model of Memory: Types of Memory and Storage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Short-Term Memory: How STM Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Improving Retrieval of Memories: Mnemonic Devices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1816].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1816].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Retrieving Long-Term Memories: Interference, Amnesia & State-Dependent Memory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Attention and Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Processing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Memory Distortion: Source Amnesia, Misinformation Effect & Choice-Supportive Bias Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Types of Heuristics: Availability, Representativeness & Base-Rate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Using Concepts to Classify the World Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Types of Concepts: Superordinate, Subordinate, and Basic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Studying Intelligence: History, Psychologists & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[41].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[41].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Studying Intelligence: Biological vs. Environmental Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Knowledge Organization: Schemata and Scripts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1818].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1818].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Information Transfer Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Cognitive Thinking: Creativity, Brainstorming and Convergent & Divergent Thinking Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1820].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1820].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Types of Problems & Problem Solving Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - History of Intelligence Testing in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Sensation and Perception Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Role of Attention in Perceptual Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How Does Vision Work? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Depth Perception? - Definition, Cues & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mechanics of Hearing & How the Brain Processes Sound Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Taste, Touch & Smell: Proprioception & the Somatosensory System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Perceptual Development in Infants Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Somatosenses: Definition and Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Vestibular and Kinesthetic Senses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38244].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38244].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Sensory Deprivation: The Impact on Human Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Intro to Biological Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Neuron? - Definition, Parts & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Neurotransmitter? - Definition, Types, Function & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Nervous System Overview: Central & Peripheral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Parts of the Brain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Neuroplasticity? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Endocrine System Function & Hormone Regulation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Emotions in Psychology: Definition, Biological Components & Survival Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Categories of Emotion: 6 Basic Emotions, Oppositional Pairs & Biology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Fight or Flight Response: Definition, Physiology & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding Stress: Eustress, Distress & Coping Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[60].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Positive Psychology: Optimism, Self-Efficacy & Happiness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Theories of Motivation: Instinct, Drive Reduction & Arousal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Self-Determination Theory: Capacity, Strategy & Control Beliefs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Theory of Cognitive Dissonance in Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: Definition, Theory & Pyramid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[64].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Understanding Hunger: Physical & Psychological Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Clinical Psychology? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is a Psychological Stressor? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5169].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5169].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Coping Strategy: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[97].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[97].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mental Health & Psychopathology: Definition & Dimensions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19019].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19019].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Psychoanalytic Schools Approach to Psychopathology Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Free Association? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Humanistic Approach to Psychopathology Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Behavioral Model and Abnormal Functioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Sociocultural Model and Abnormal Functioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Physiological Causes & Explanations for Mental Illness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Assessing the Biological Model: Strengths and Weaknesses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Cognitive Model in Psychology and Abnormal Functioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12142].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12142].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Classification & Diagnosis of Psychological Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[98].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[98].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Health Psychology: Definition, Purpose, and Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Internal Conflict: Definition, Types & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8803].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8803].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobias & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[99].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[99].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Mood Disorders: Depression, Dysthymic Disorder & Bipolar Disorder Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[100].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[100].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Somatoform Disorders: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Dissociative Disorders: Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue & Split Personalities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Schizophrenia: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Personality Disorders: Borderline, Histrionic, Narcissistic, Schizoid & Antisocial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Overview of Life Span Developmental Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14224].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14224].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Paul Baltes and the Lifelong Development Theory of Psychology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Continuity and Discontinuity in Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14226].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14226].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Lifespan Development Disorders: Definition and Perspectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Genetic Abnormalities in Human Growth and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How Genetics and the Environment Interact in Human Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Is Intelligence Genetic? - Genes' Influence on Intellectual Abilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12904].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12904].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Is Personality Genetic? - DNA's Influence on Temperament Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12905].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12905].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Genetic Influence on Psychological Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12906].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12906].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Jerome Bruner's Theory of Development: Discovery Learning & Representation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15948].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15948].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Robbie Case's Theory of Development: Neo-Piagetian Perspective Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15949].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15949].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Attachment Theory: Definition & Criticism of Bowlby & Ainsworth's Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3520].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3520].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Erik Erikson's Eight Stages of Psychosocial Development: Conflicts & Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15950].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15950].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Newborn: Capabilities, Growth, and Developmental Milestones Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7023].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7023].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Sensitive Periods of Development: Birth to Age 6 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9122].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9122].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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