an example about psychology

an example about psychology

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Question 1 (1 point)

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Ali’s mother asks her to describe what she is learning in her psychology class. Ali responds by saying, “I can give you an example about psychology.” Which of the following gives the most accurate view of psychology?

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Question 27 (1 point)

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What is the goal of humanist psychology?

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Question 28 (1 point)

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Which modern psychological perspective focuses on how our behaviour is influenced by the other people in our environment?

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[removed] Cognitive
[removed] Learning
[removed] Sociocultural
[removed] Psychodynamic

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Which modern psychological perspective looks at how people reason, solve problems, and understand language?

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[removed] Psychodynamic
[removed] Learning
[removed] Sociocultural

Question 30 (1 point)

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Which school of thought in psychology emphasized the purpose of behaviour?

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[removed] Phrenology
[removed] Structuralism
[removed] Psychoanalysis
[removed] Functionalism

Question 31 (1 point)

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Which school of thought in psychology evolved into an elaborate theory of personality and method of psychotherapy?

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[removed] Psychoanalysis
[removed] Functionalism
[removed] Phrenology
[removed] Structuralism

Question 32 (1 point)

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Which school of thought in psychology used the method of introspection?

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[removed] Structuralism
[removed] Functionalism
[removed] Phrenology
[removed] Psychoanalysis

Question 33 (1 point)

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Which school of thought in psychology was influenced by the evolutionary theories of Charles Darwin?

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[removed] Functionalism
[removed] Psychoanalysis
[removed] Structuralism
[removed] Phrenology

Question 34 (1 point)

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The Structuralist school of psychology

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1) emphasized the components of experience that make up consciousness
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2) was scientific and rigorous in its examination of the unconscious
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3) was spearheaded by John B Watson
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4) was interested in the causes of human behaviour

Question 35 (1 point)

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An infamous psychologist trained an infant to become afraid of white rats, rabbits and even Randy’s white beard. This is because he:

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1) hit the child every time he held the white rat
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2) hit a metal bar every time he held the white rat
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3) hit the child with the rat each time they met
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4) hit the rat with a steel bar every time the boy reached for it

Question 36 (1 point)

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Research indicates the following effective approaches to studying:

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1) memory works best when we study in prolonged periods
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2) pharmaceutical supplements can be a valuable tool to aid memory
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3) it’s best to consume vast amounts of beer the night before an important exam in order to
experience the relaxation effect.
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4) actively processing material is an effective way to learn material

Question 37 (1 point)

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Professor MacLean is studying worker performance and music exposure. She exposes the workers to music and then measures how long it takes for them to complete a work task. She then analyzes and interprets her data before drawing conclusions. Dr. MacLean is relying on what method of inquiry?

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1) Intuitive Method
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2) Empirical Method
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3) Medical Method
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4) Para-Psychological Method

Question 38 (1 point)

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Which of the following schools of psychology emphasized the role of the unconscious?

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1) Psychodynamic
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2) Humanistic
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3) Neurocognitive
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4) Behaviourism

Question 39 (1 point)

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Which one is NOT a major goal of psychology?

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1) Describing behaviours
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2) Predicting behaviours
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3) Explaining behaviours
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4) Prescribing behaviours

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Watson’s famous study sought to demonstrate:

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1) the conditioning of salivation in dogs
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2) a conditioned fear response in infants
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3) an unconditioned fear response in adults
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4) conditioned fear response to snakes

Question 41 (1 point)

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Most psychologists today hold that both genetics and experience are important for the
development of psychological abilities. The debate over these influences is called the:

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1) before and after effects
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2) knowledge vs. learning effects
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3) nature vs. nurture effects
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4) mind vs. body effects

Question 42 (1 point)

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Henrik has always been calm and relaxed while his identical twin brother Daniel has always been anxious and nervous. The differences between them helps us to understand the effect of:

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1) nature
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2) nurture
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3) mind
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4) body

Question 43 (1 point)

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_______ Psychologists use scientific methods to create new knowledge about the causes of behaviour, while ________ Psychologists use existing research to enhance the everyday life of others.

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1) Psychodynamic; Research
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2) Research; Practitioner
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3) Research; Scientific
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4) Practitioner; Clinical

Question 44 (1 point)

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Fraser is a psychologist who believes that we are the products of biology and physical
Learning while Ross is a psychologist who believes that if we can think hard enough we can
change ourselves and the world around us. Their discussion is reflective of the:

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1) nature-nurture debate
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2) humanistic and psychodynamic schools
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3) functionalist and structuralist schools
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4) the mind-body debate

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A primary influence on the functionalist school of psychology was:

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1) introspectionism
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2) the theory of natural selection
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3) animal studies
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4) theories of unconsciousness

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Functionalism is to _______ as Structuralism is
to _______

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1) Titchener, Wundt
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2) Freud, James
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3) Wundt, Titchener
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4) James, Titchener

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A central premise of the Behaviourist school is:

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1) the mind cannot be studied objectively
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2) that behaviour cannot be studied objectively
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3) that the unconscious cannot be studied objectively
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4) that the conscious cannot be studied objectively

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Twenty-one psychologists meet at a golf course and debate whether they are can make up their own minds about which hole to play or are merely a product of internal and external
forces. They were debating the issue of:

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1) free-will vs. determinism
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2) mind vs. body
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3) nature vs. nurture
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4) individualism vs. collectivism

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