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History and Approaches in Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 2 2. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment wouldn't be approved today because it _____.

Question 3 3. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 4 4. In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

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Question 6 6. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 7 7. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 8 8. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 9 9. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 10 10. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

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Question 11 11. Deception in psychological research is _____.

Question 12 12. The placebo effect occurs when:

Question 13 13. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

Question 14 14. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 15 15. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

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Question 16 16. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

Question 17 17. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 18 18. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

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Question 21 21. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 22 22. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

Question 23 23. What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

Question 24 24. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

Question 25 25. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

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Question 26 26. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

Question 27 27. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 28 28. In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

Question 29 29. 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:

Question 30 30. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

History and Approaches in Psychology: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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