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History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted an experiment in which participants were instructed to administer _____ to 'learners' in another room.

Question 2 2. Many famous psychological studies, if conducted today, would violate _____.

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

Question 5 5. Forming a hypothesis is the _____ step to the scientific method.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following represents the 'cause' in a scientific experiment?

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

Question 8 8. Dr. Garcia is a psychologist that studies how people learn, solve problems and make decisions. What kind of psychologist is Dr. Garcia?

Question 9 9. Sigmund Freud promoted the _____ approach.

Question 10 10. Which of the following events occurred first in the history of psychology?

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Question 11 11. The study of psychology looks past _____ to better understand unconscious drives.

Question 12 12. Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.

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

Question 14 14. Psychology is the scientific study of how we _____, _____ and behave.

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

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Question 16 16. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

Question 17 17. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 18 18. Deception in psychological research is _____.

Question 19 19. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

Question 20 20. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

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Question 21 21. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 22 22. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as 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. 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 25 25. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

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Question 26 26. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 29 29. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 30 30. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

History & Fundamental Theories of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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