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History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Dr. Garcia is a psychologist that studies how people learn, solve problems and make decisions. What kind of psychologist is Dr. Garcia?

Question 2 2. Gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis and _____ were three psychological approaches that were popular in the early 20th century.

Question 3 3. The Law of Proximity, which observes that people tend to use how close objects are to one another to perceive a larger image, is an example from the _____ field of psychology.

Question 4 4. Sigmund Freud promoted the _____ approach.

Question 5 5. The study of psychology looks past _____ to better understand unconscious drives.

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Question 6 6. Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT included in the five major approaches in psychology?

Question 8 8. Forming a hypothesis is the _____ step to the scientific method.

Question 9 9. When you conduct a scientific experiment the _____ is what is measured to determine effect.

Question 10 10. Which of the following represents the 'cause' in a scientific experiment?

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Question 11 11. Many famous psychological studies, if conducted today, would violate _____.

Question 12 12. Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted an experiment in which participants were instructed to administer _____ to 'learners' in another room.

Question 13 13. Psychology is the scientific study of how we _____, _____ and behave.

Question 14 14. Which of the following events occurred first in the history of psychology?

Question 15 15. Psychologists who view the field through a _____ lens do not believe in free will.

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Question 16 16. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 17 17. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 18 18. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 19 19. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 20 20. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

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

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

Question 24 24. The placebo effect occurs when:

Question 25 25. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

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Question 26 26. In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

Question 27 27. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 28 28. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

Question 29 29. In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.

Question 30 30. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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