History and Approaches: Tutoring Solution 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. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 3 3. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

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Question 6 6. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 7 7. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

Question 8 8. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 9 9. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 10 10. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

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Question 11 11. 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.

Question 12 12. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 13 13. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 14 14. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

Question 15 15. The placebo effect occurs when:

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Question 16 16. Deception in psychological research is _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 18 18. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 19 19. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 20 20. In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

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

Question 24 24. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 25 25. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

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Question 26 26. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

Question 29 29. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

Question 30 30. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment wouldn't be approved today because it _____.

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