Essentials of Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Psychology As a Science

Quiz 1 :

Psychology As a Science

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What method was used by structuralists to understand conscious experiences?
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William James did not embrace the approach of identifying the mind's components.What was James's desire?
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D

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Which approach to psychology studies how the unconscious mind shapes behavior?
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Who is regarded as the first American psychologist to exert a guiding influence on psychology?
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Edward Titchener renamed Wundt's model of consciousness as ____.
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What was William James' approach to psychology?
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Which approach to psychology dominated North America from 1920s through 1950s?
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According to John Watson,which of the following would be a proper study of psychology?
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The year is 1879,and you are on your way to Germany to study at the first institute for research in experimental psychology.Which professor do you hope to study with at the University of Leipzig?
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The term psychology comes from the Greek words psyche,meaning ____,and logos,meaning ____.
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You and several of your colleagues were stuck in an elevator for several hours.Later,sitting around the conference table,each of you begin to describe in detail your feelings and fears about the ordeal.What technique are you most likely using?
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Why was Freud's theory in sharp contrast to the theories of Wundt and James?
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You tell your friend that you are having recurring dreams about falling off a cliff.Your friends are most likely to suggest that you visit which of the following individuals to understand the meaning of this dream?
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A psychologist who is mainly interested in a person's observable behavior,rather than the person's mental processes,is a ____.
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What is the theoretical goal of psychology according to early behaviorists?
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____ is the scientific study of mental processes and behavior.
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Identify the method used by Sigmund Freud to develop his approach to psychology.
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Who is identified by most historians as the "world's first psychologist"?
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Which approach to psychology studies how the conscious mind helps humans survive and successfully adapt to their environment?
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What is structuralism?
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