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History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Many famous psychological studies, if conducted today, would violate _____.

Question 2 2. Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted an experiment in which participants were instructed to administer _____ to 'learners' in another room.

Question 3 3. Dr. Garcia is a psychologist that studies how people learn, solve problems and make decisions. What kind of psychologist is Dr. Garcia?

Question 4 4. The study of psychology looks past _____ to better understand unconscious drives.

Question 5 5. Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.

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Question 6 6. Sigmund Freud promoted the _____ approach.

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

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

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

Question 10 10. Forming a hypothesis is the _____ step to the scientific method.

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

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT included in the five major approaches in psychology?

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

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Question 16 16. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

Question 19 19. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 20 20. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

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Question 21 21. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 22 22. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

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

Question 24 24. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

Question 25 25. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

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Question 26 26. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 27 27. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment wouldn't be approved today because it _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the:

History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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