Psychology Study Set 22

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Psychology

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Which of the following exemplifies the empirical method?
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A series of dots arranged in the shape of a face will be perceived as a face, not a series of dots. A psychologist studying this phenomenon is applying the principals of ________.
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Which choice is an accurate definition of a hypothesis?
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Which of the following choices refers to a broad explanation or group of explanations for some aspect of the natural world that is consistently supported by evidence over time?
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Which of the following exemplifies the unconditional positive regard component of client-centered therapy?
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Behaviorism focuses on making psychology an objective science by ________.
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Functionalist psychologists focus on the function of behavior and ________.
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Which individual wrote Principles of Physiological Psychology and is credited with establishing a scientific laboratory of Psychology at the University of Leipzig?
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Which of the following is an example of an objective measure used by functionalists?
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Which of the following is one of the reasons that Gestalt psychology did not become more popular in the United States?
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For which concept is Abraham Maslow best known?
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Which of the following is a criticism of structuralism?
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According to William James, what was the true purpose of psychology?
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Introspection refers to a process by which someone examines ________ as objectively as possible.
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A(n) ________ , also known as an operant chamber, is an instrument that isolates an animal from the external environment and allows a researcher to control that animal's rewards and punishments
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The cognitive revolution created an impetus for psychologists to focus their attention on better understanding ________.
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Guillermo spends some time each day applying the principles of structuralism to examine his own conscious experience as carefully as possible. Guillermo is engaged in ________.
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Psychology refers to the ________.
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Which perspective within psychology that emphasizes the potential for good that is innate to all humans.
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The empirical method of study is based on ________.
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