History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 3 3. Who set up the first experimental psychology lab in 1879?

Question 4 4. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

Question 5 5. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

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Question 6 6. Psychoanalysis involves the study of:

Question 7 7. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 8 8. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 9 9. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

Question 10 10. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

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Question 11 11. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

Question 12 12. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

Question 13 13. Which of the following schools of psychology attempted to identify the basic structure of psychological processes?

Question 14 14. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 15 15. What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

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Question 16 16. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the {Blank|].

Question 17 17. Deception in psychological research is _____.

Question 18 18. Which of these include some of the major approaches in the history of psychology?

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

Question 20 20. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 23 23. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 24 24. What are two early approaches to psychology?

Question 25 25. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. The placebo effect occurs when _____.

Question 28 28. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 29 29. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment wouldn't be approved today because it _____.

Question 30 30. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the _____.

History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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