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Psychology in Action Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction and Research Methods

Quiz 1 :

Introduction and Research Methods

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If you were assigned a term paper examining the life of the "father of psychology," which name should you begin researching?
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A "Freudian slip" is said to reveal:
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Modern-day psychology emphasizes ________, which involves objectively evaluating, comparing, analyzing, and synthesizing information.
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In your text, psychology is defined as the _____.
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Diane is keeping an in-depth record of her conscious awareness, including the basic sensations, images, feelings, and thoughts that she is aware of experiencing.Diane is practicing what Wundt would call _________.
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The science of psychology began in 1879 in Germany with ___________.
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John B.Watson, a leading figure in the _____ school of psychology, focused on objective, observable behavior rather than on the unconscious.
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Functionalism made an important contribution to the science of psychology because it:
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Structuralism, although short-lived, made an important contribution to the science of psychology because it ________________.
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The psychological school of thought called _____ emphasized how mental processes help people adapt to their environment.
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A system of psychotherapy called psychoanalysis was developed as a way to deal with unconscious conflicts by ________.
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The psychological school of thought called structuralism is associated with _____ and engages in the method of studying experience called _____.
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In your textbook, the process of objectively evaluating, comparing, analyzing, and synthesizing information is called _____.
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Dr.Kaplan makes up her responses to radio listeners, using mostly her own 'common sense', personal beliefs, and values instead of information based on scientific research.This practice is more like _____ than _____.
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The belief that the unconscious mind has an influence on one's behavior is part of what theory of personality?
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The clinician believed that many of our unconscious motives are driven by aggressive or sexual impulses was ________________.
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The psychoanalytic perspective was originally developed by _____.
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The psychological perspective that emphasizes objective, observable environmental influences of overt actions is called the ________ perspective.
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Which of the following is an example of a mental process?
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A newspaper website recently posted an article analyzing the handwriting of the President of the United States."Experts" were cited who discussed conclusions about the President's personality based on the way he signs his name.This area of study, called graphology, is an example of ________, because it is based more on unfounded beliefs than genuine, research-supported data.
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