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History of Modern Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of convergent evolution?

Question 3 3. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

Question 4 4. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the _____.

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

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Question 6 6. A new mutation allows a cheetah to run faster and hunt down more prey than its slower counterparts. This mutation increased the _____ of the cheetah.

Question 7 7. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 8 8. The philosopher who first introduced dualism was _____.

Question 9 9. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

Question 10 10. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

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Question 11 11. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 14 14. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 15 15. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

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Question 16 16. The study of the mind is called _____.

Question 17 17.

Which of the following is an example of a homologous structure or trait?

I. Arm bones of a human and wings of a bird

II. Wing of a penguin and wing of a mosquito

III. Beak of a penguin and beak of a duck

Question 18 18. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

Question 19 19. Why do property dualists believe that the mind resides within the brain?

Question 20 20. In Gestalt psychology, our ability to perceive a whole without first noticing its parts is referred to as _____.

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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. The placebo effect occurs when _____.

Question 23 23. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 24 24. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

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

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Question 26 26. _____ dualism believes that the mind resides completely outside the body.

Question 27 27. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 28 28.

Which of the following is an example of analogous structures or traits?

I. Leg bones of a human and leg bones of a penguin

II. Wing of a penguin and wing of a mosquito

III. Beak of a penguin and beak of a duck

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

Question 30 30. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

History of Modern Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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