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History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Psychology is the scientific study of how we _____, _____ and behave.

Question 2 2. Psychologists who view the field through a _____ lens do not believe in free will.

Question 3 3. Which of the following events occurred first in the history of psychology?

Question 4 4. Sigmund Freud promoted the _____ approach.

Question 5 5. Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted an experiment in which participants were instructed to administer _____ to 'learners' in another room.

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Question 6 6. Many famous psychological studies, if conducted today, would violate _____.

Question 7 7. When you conduct a scientific experiment the _____ is what is measured to determine effect.

Question 8 8. Which of the following represents the 'cause' in a scientific experiment?

Question 9 9. Forming a hypothesis is the _____ step to the scientific method.

Question 10 10. Dr. Garcia is a psychologist that studies how people learn, solve problems and make decisions. What kind of psychologist is Dr. Garcia?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Gestalt psychology, psychoanalysis and _____ were three psychological approaches that were popular in the early 20th century.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT included in the five major approaches in psychology?

Question 14 14. The study of psychology looks past _____ to better understand unconscious drives.

Question 15 15. Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 18 18. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

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

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the:

Question 24 24. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 25 25. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are, _____.

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Question 26 26. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 27 27. Researchers in the bridge experiment concluded that:

Question 28 28. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 29 29. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

Question 30 30. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

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