Why Study Psychology? - Overview & Experiments


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What did Solomon Asch's famous line experiment demonstrate?

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1. What did researchers in the bridge experiment conclude?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of how psychology studies and makes predictions about behavior. Topics that you will need to be familiar with for the quiz include the Solomon Asch lines experiment, the bridge experiment and misattribution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Misattribution
  • Obvious Hypotheses
  • The Solomon Asch lines experiment
  • The bridge experiment

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application- apply what you have learned to answer questions about ways psychologists study behavior
  • Reading comprehension-ensure that you are able to pull the most important concepts from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall- access the information you've just learned regarding the role of hypotheses and experimentation in the field of psychology

Additional Learning

To learn more, view the accompanying lesson Introduction to Psychology. This lesson will help you to:

  • Understand the effects of peer pressure
  • Comprehend psychological assessment and hypothesis formation
  • Define misattribution
  • Acknowledge interpersonal differences in what is 'obvious'
  • Know who Solomon Asch is and what he studied