• Time to throw down in a rap battle between you and your biggest rival. Too bad your audience includes only famous psychologists like Sigmund Freud, John Watson, Carl Rogers and Phillip Zimbardo. There are plenty of terms that you are learning about that rhyme with clever things. It's your job to put them into meaningful lyrics that show that you understand the term that you are using.

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. After finishing your assigned readings, pick a term/concept and think of what it rhymes with. Click edit on this page. Then fill in and complete the statement "In a rap battle you could rhyme with _ but only if..." Like the examples below or edit someone else's example to make it make more sense.
  2. ALWAYS USE PSYCHOLOGICAL TERMS FROM PSYCHLOPEDIA IN YOUR EXAMPLES.
  3. Link to the term that you used with the link button. At the end of the year we will take all of these mini examples and writeout a whole rap battle between you and the chump who you will have by then defeated!
  4. Only use each term once... unless the person who used it before was wrong in the way they used it... in that case, replace it
  5. These examples must USE the term... not just SAY the term but USE the term. It needs to be accurately used.

Chapter 3:Biopsychology

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme phenotype with 'teeth and height,' but only if you used it to criticize the way your opponent looks, like this "I see your phenotype your crooked teeth and short height..."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme soma with "told ya" but only if you used it to talk about the structure of a neuron. "The neural signal went through your soma so that your neuron can process what I told ya."

Chapter 4: Sensation and Perception

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme plasticity with "activity" but only if you do it like this, "my nervous system adapted to my everyday activity with a little help by this thing called plasticity. I play piano everyday, now my fingers move a better way"
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme "sensory adaptation" with "stimulation," but only if you used it like this: "The pool water feels less cold because of sensory adaptation. It goes away with prolonged stimulation."

Chapter 5: States of Consciousness

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme unconscious with 'just watch this,' but only if you used it like this "Just watch this, I'm all up in your unconscious like Sigmund Freud you're haunted by inner conflicts."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme dream with means, but only if you said it like this: "Manifest content is the the story of a dream, taken as it is without knowing what it means."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme dreaming with 'seeming', but only if you used it like this: "Latent contentis the symbolism in dreaming, according to Freud, dreams are more than what they're seeming."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme narcolepsy with 'cataplexy', but only if you used it like this: "You could literally fall asleep if you have narcolepsy, with sudden loss of muscle control known as cataplexy."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme meditation with 'stimulation', but only if you used it like this: "There's an altered state of consciousness known as meditation. It's achieved through repetition and cuts in stimulation."

Chapter 6: Learning

  • USE the term! Don't just say the term. "But only if you used it to..." not "But only if you say it like this..." The thing needs to make sense. --Wray--

Chapter 7: Cognition

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme transience with 'pansy pants', but only if you used it like this: "My boy, I think you're suffering from transience; you forgot about the time we called you pansy pants".
  • In a rap battle, I would keep repeating the same line over and over again because of maintenance rehearsal
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme absent-mindedness with "need help to find this", but only if you said it like this: "Oh no! My mind's a tease, curse my absent-mindedness. If it wasn't for my attention lapse, then I wouldn't need help to find this".

Chapter 8: Emotion and Motivation

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme 'deception cues' with 'clues' but only if you use it like this: "You can use deception cues-- those micro-moves and signals, too- that without words will give out the clues as to whether or not someone's lying to you."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme acute stress with success, but only if you use it like this: " In order to have the most sucess you have to take on alot of acute stress."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme drive with alive, but only if you used it like this: "Motives differ from drives, because they are not required to keep you alive."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme "the end" with Tend-and-Befriend but only if you used it to insult their manhood like this:"For you my friend this is the end. Like a woman in this stressful situation you must Tend-and-Befriend"

Chapter 9: Psychological Development

Chapter 10: Personality

  • In a rap battle you could rhyme 'Freudian slip' with 'trip' but only if you used it like this: "You might be suffering a Freudian slip when your tongue begins to trip, or you accidentally contradict, and unconscious thoughts leave through your lips."
  • In a rap battle you could rhyme Rorschach test with "rest" but only if you used it like this : " The psychologist says you have to pass this Rorschach test in order to put his claims of sexual repression to rest.

Chapter 11: Testing and Intelligence

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme 'face validity' with 'disgraced humility', but only if you used it like this: "Rapping against you is worst than taking a test with no face validity, so when you get that zero you better cry home with a face of disgraced humility." because if you take a test with no face validity, you just might fail (especially if you studied for questions the test doesn't revolve around.)
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme Fluid Intelligence with 'more than common sense', but only if you used it like this: Fluid Intelligence is much more than common sense. Because you must apply what you know, many formulas and procedures to solve complex problems that may impede you.
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme 'Practical Intelligence' with 'relevance', but only if you used it like this: "Boy, you got no Practical Intelligence, you cant cope with your environment so you're losing your relevance"

Chapter 12: Abnormal Psychology

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme 'Dissociative amnesia' with 'reach ya', but only if you used it like this: "You got Dissociative amnesia, you lost your personal memories, so now your family can't reach ya"
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme delusion with 'confusion", but only is you used it like this: "This Disorganized type schizophrenic has maddening delusions, he is suffering from ideological confusion. He displays disorganized speech and irrational beliefs. And he likes to tell his wife about life, the tithe, and his knife."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme distress to uneasiness, but only if you used it like this: "The patient suffered from awful distress. She showed signs of anxiety and uneasiness."
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme recession with depression. but only if you spit it like this. "It's times like these- an economic recession, brins on extreme sadness- psychological depression".

Chapter 14: Social Psychology

  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme cognitive dissonance with innocent, but only if you used it like this: "You're a perfect example of cognitive dissonance, look at you over there acting all innocent, keep on saying that you're smart and get good grades, but you're sitting there hovering around a 1.0 GPA.
  • In a rap battle, you could rhyme Kitty Genovese with help me, but only if you used it like this: "Listen to this story about Kitty Genovese, she was murdered in cold blood, her neighbors watched while she was thinking 'help me'"