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Quiz 5 :

From Periphery to Center: Creating an American Psychology

Quiz 5 :

From Periphery to Center: Creating an American Psychology

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In typical historical accounts of the beginning of the new Psychology in America, the existing tradition of American mental and moral philosophy is often presented as
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The Scottish philosophical school of common sense realism states that
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Deism is the belief that
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Until the late 19th century, when research universities were established, the only way to obtain graduate training in the United States was through
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One of the most influential textbooks on American mental philosophy was written by Thomas Upham.This textbook is of particular interest to historians of psychology because
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James McCosh, a Scottish realist philosopher, responded to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by stating that
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The shout tradition of Methodist revivalism had many implications for the development of an everyday psychology in America, with one of the most influential implications being that
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One of the most important outcomes that arose from the mesmeric and spiritual practices popular in mid-19th-century America was
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The process of inducing a mesmeric state is characterized by
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Marquis de Puységur, the most important disciple of Franz Anton Mesmer, referred to the mesmeric state as
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Methodist revivalist preacher La Roy Sunderland was critically important in the creation of an everyday psychology because
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The system of belief based on the existence of an immortal soul and afterlife, which often involved attempted communication with the spirit realm, was
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Who wrote Psychology and Industrial Efficiency in 1913?
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At the beginning of the 1900s, William James stated that Americans were looking for a particular kind of psychology, one that was
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The American Psychological Association was founded by which prominent American psychologist in 1892?
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Walter Dill Scott is perhaps best known for his influential work in
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What were the consequences of Frederick Winslow Taylor's reconceptualization of the workforce for psychologists?
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Gilbreth formulated an approach to incorporating psychology into industry that involved
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Historian Roger Smith has claimed that "every man is his own psychologist." In the context of this text, what does this statement imply?
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Which of the following scholars was both a prominent leader in the development of psychology and an avid member of the psychical research community?
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