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History of Psychology: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

Question 2 2. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

Question 3 3.

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

Question 5 5. 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.

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Question 6 6. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

Question 7 7. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 8 8. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 9 9. This psychologist might suggest that students only study hard in order to receive a good grade from the teacher.

Question 10 10. The philosopher who first introduced dualism was _____.

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Question 11 11. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the:

Question 12 12. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

Question 13 13. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 14 14. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 15 15. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

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

Question 17 17. What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

Question 18 18. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 22 22. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 25 25. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

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Question 26 26. Why do property dualists believe that the mind resides within the brain?

Question 27 27. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Question 28 28. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the:

Question 29 29. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 30 30. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

History of Psychology: Homeschool Curriculum Chapter Exam Instructions

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