Modern Psychology

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Quiz 7 :

Psychologists As Testers: Applying Psychology, Ordering Society

Quiz 7 :

Psychologists As Testers: Applying Psychology, Ordering Society

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Which one of the following psychologists first published an article using the term mental test?
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Cattell was an instrumental figure in establishing the boundaries of the new science of Psychology.He did so by
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D

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While studying under Wundt, Cattell became interested in examining individual differences in reaction times.Wundt was more interested in studying
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Francis Galton's data showed that the prevalence of eminence in society was
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Francis Galton's position that eminent men and women should be encouraged to intermarry and produce offspring is called
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In which venue did psychologists first showcase mental testing to the public?
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The first psychology clinic was established by
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Although Witmer established the clinical method in the early 1900s, clinical psychology as an established field did not fully emerge until
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Women who pursued higher education were often believed to be "functionally castrated," meaning
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A common belief about gender differences at the end of the 19th century was that men and women were different in the nature of their mental traits.This belief is known as
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For her graduate research, Helen Bradford Thompson Woolley undertook the first large-scale empirical study of the mental trait differences between men and women.Her findings suggested that
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Leta Stetter Hollingworth was instrumental in debunking the commonly held belief that
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After World War I, the number of women in Psychology increased and a separate sphere of women's work in Psychology developed.Regardless of this development, men were given preference for academic positions and women were advised to use their training for
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By the early 1900s, several statistical, correlational techniques had been developed.Mental tests were shown to have which of the following relationships with academic achievement?
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Alfred Binet viewed intelligence as
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Henry Herbart Goddard's "solution" to preventing feebleminded people from ruining America's genetic stock involved
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The Kallikak study supposedly provided evidence for Goddard's eugenicist agenda and can be described as
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One of Lewis Terman's most recognized contributions to psychology was
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Unlike Binet, Goddard viewed intelligence as
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Robert Yerkes led the ____ during World War I.
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