AP Psychology Homework

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  1. An eating disorder in which a normal-weight person diets and becomes significantly underweight. __________________________ _________________________

  2. The form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When it is low, we feel hungry. ___________________________

  3. The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused state of tension that motivates the organism to satisfy the need. _____________________ _________________________ _______________

  4. A resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm. _________________________ _______________________

  5. A desire to perform a behavior for its own sake and to be effective. ________________________ ___________________________________

  6. The point at which an individual’s "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. ___________ ________________

  7. A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior. ________________________________

  8. A desire for significant accomplishment: for mastery of things, people, or ideas; for attaining a high standard. __________________________ __________________________

  9. An eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of highly caloric food, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise. ________________________ __________________________

  10. Maslow’s pyramid of human needs. _________________________ of _________________

  11. A complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned. _____________________________

  12. The four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson. ___________________ _______________________ ________________________

  13. The desire to perform a behavior due to promised rewards or threats of punishment. __________________________ ________________________

  14. A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior. _____________________

  15. An enduring sexual attraction to members of a particular sex. _________________________ ____________________________

  16. A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal bodily state. ________________________

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