Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 2 2. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 3 3. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

Question 4 4. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 5 5. Whenever Ted gets a good grade his parents take him for ice cream. However, when he performs poorly on a test, he is forced to skip a meal. They also buy him small prizes whenever he cleans his room, but cut his after school play time when his room is a mess. Ted's parents are using _____ to influence his behavior.

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Question 6 6. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 7 7. What is the main purpose of psychology?

Question 8 8. What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

Question 9 9. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 10 10. David has volunteered to participate in a scientific experiment to test the effectiveness of a new anti-anxiety medication. He is randomly placed into a group that will take this medication for three months and record the level of anxiety in a daily survey. David is placed into the _____.

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Question 11 11. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the _____.

Question 12 12. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the {Blank|].

Question 13 13. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 14 14. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 15 15. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements regarding psychological tests is NOT true?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is incorrect?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements below is NOT correct?

Question 19 19. Labeling theory was created by _____ in 1963.

Question 20 20. A stigma is:

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Question 21 21. ______ takes the view that people become criminals when labeled as such and when they accept the label as a personal identity.

Question 22 22. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 23 23. Imagine that you are in charge of creating an age-appropriate standardized test for middle schoolers. What branch of psychology might you consult to ensure that the test was well-suited to students' age levels?

Question 24 24. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

Question 25 25. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

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Question 26 26. As Ben looks across the room at the large painting hanging there, he instinctively uses the Law of Proximity to take in the image. Most likely, this means that he _____.

Question 27 27. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 28 28. The placebo effect occurs when _____.

Question 29 29. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is not one of the nine common types of psychological tests?

Glencoe Understanding Psychology Chapter 1: Introduction to Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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