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Psychology History and Approaches Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. How did psychologists conducting psychodynamic research seek to better understand human thought?

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?

Question 5 5. What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

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Question 6 6. Deception in psychological research is _____.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment wouldn't be approved today because it _____.

Question 9 9. Talk therapy and dream analysis are two techniques used in _____.

Question 10 10. Psychology may sometimes test obvious hypotheses because:

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Question 11 11. In psychology, what does the term misattribution refer to?

Question 12 12. Functionalism seeks to explain _____.

Question 13 13. The two guiding principles for ethical standards in psychological research are _____.

Question 14 14. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the _____.

Question 15 15. Why did William James object to Wundt's method?

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Question 16 16. The humanistic psychologist who offered a supportive environment for clients to delve into their feelings was

Question 17 17. In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.

Question 18 18. How did Wilhelm Wundt and William James change the study of human behavior?

Question 19 19. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 20 20. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

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Question 21 21. The psychology field that focuses on our family and friends influencing our behavior is

Question 22 22. How did the method of introspection help Wundt develop his theory?

Question 23 23. The placebo effect occurs when _____.

Question 24 24. How did functionalism influence modern-day psychological theory?

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. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

Question 29 29. The goal of a double-blind study is to:

Question 30 30. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

Psychology History and Approaches Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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