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

Question 3 3. Which of the following represents the 'cause' in a scientific experiment?

Question 4 4. When you conduct a scientific experiment the _____ is what is measured to determine effect.

Question 5 5. Sigmund Freud promoted the _____ approach.

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Question 6 6. Psychologists who view the field through a _____ lens do not believe in free will.

Question 7 7. Psychology is the scientific study of how we _____, _____ and behave.

Question 8 8. The study of psychology looks past _____ to better understand unconscious drives.

Question 9 9. Many famous psychological studies, if conducted today, would violate _____.

Question 10 10. Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted an experiment in which participants were instructed to administer _____ to 'learners' in another room.

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

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Which of the following is NOT included in the five major approaches in psychology?

Question 14 14. Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following events occurred first in the history of psychology?

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Question 16 16. In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.

Question 17 17. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 18 18. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

Question 19 19. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 20 20. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

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Question 21 21. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

Question 22 22. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. What is the main purpose of psychology?

Question 25 25. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

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Question 26 26. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 27 27. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 28 28. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 29 29. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 30 30. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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