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1 Of the following, who is associated with the Gestalt school of psychology?

a.

Ivan Pavlov

b.

B. F. Skinner

c.

Max Wertheimer

d.

John Watson

 

 

2 Which of the following psychological theories is known as the one that emphasizes "free will"?

a.

psychodynamic psychology

b.

behaviorism

c.

humanistic psychology

d.

neo-Freudian psychology

 

 

 

3 Which of the following statements concerning psychodynamic psychology is true?

a.

Freud's theories were very involved and extensive, but they ended up contributing very little to our understanding of human behavior.

b.

Freud's theories remain influential today and are largely unchanged from their first conceptualizations.

c.

Almost immediately, many of Freud's students broke away from his theories in order to modify and change them.

d.

Psychodynamic psychology focuses on observable behaviors.

 

4 "The whole is greater than the sum of its parts" is represented by which of the following?

a.

the Gestalt psychologists.

b.

the behaviorists.

c.

the structuralists.

d.

 

 

the functionalists

 

5 The goals of psychology are to

a.

develop effective methods of psychotherapy.

b.

describe, predict, understand, and control behavior.

c.

explain the functioning of the human mind.

d.

compare, analyze, and control human behavior

6 The term cognition refers to

a.

predicting the future.

b.

analysis and synthesis.

c.

thinking or knowing.

d.

introspection

 

 

 

 

7 The study of mental processes such as thinking, perception, information processing, etc. is a key element in __________ psychology.

a.

humanistic

b.

cognitive

c.

Behavioral

d. psycho dynamic

 

 

8 If you were to walk into a laboratory where the effects of intense punishment on a rat's ability to form a discrimination was being studied, you would be in the lab of a __________ psychologist.

a.

physiological

b.

developmental

c.

behavioral

d.

social

 

 

 

9. The psychodynamic view emphasizes the role of __________ in development.

a.

external rewards and punishments

b.

internal impulses, desires, and conflicts

c.

subjective experiences, potentials, and ideals

d.

physiology, genetics, biochemistry, and evolution

 

 

 

10. Psychology is

a.

the study of human origins, evolution, and cultures.

b.

the scientific study of behavior and mental processes of any living creature.

c.

a natural science integrating physiology and neurology.

d.

the deductive study of forms and functions of human groups.

 

 

 

11. Of the following, who was a structuralist?

a.

B. F. Skinner

b.

John Watson

c.

Wilhelm Wundt 

 d. William James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Psychiatrists differ from psychologists in that psychiatrists

a.

are physicians with a specialization in abnormal behavior and psychotherapy.

b.

are extensively trained in the theories and techniques of Sigmund Freud.

c.

are generally more eclectic than psychologists.

d.

have a Masters or Ph.D. degree with special training in psychological theory and research methods.

 

 

 

13. The "father" of psychology and founder of the first psychological laboratory was

a.

Wilhelm Wundt.

b.

Sigmund Freud.

c.

John B. Watson.

d.

B. F. Skinner

 

 

 

He wrote the Elements of Psychophysics prior to Wundts entry…___________________

 

Father of American Psychology_______________

 

 

 

 

14. The structuralist school of psychology

a.

used introspection to analyze conscious experience.

b.

relied heavily on the concept of natural selection.

c.

was concerned with experiences as "wholes."

d.

used dream analysis to reveal the unconscious.

 

15. The key idea in the behavioristic view is that

a.

behavior is shaped and controlled by one's environment.

b.

behavior is the result of clashing forces with the personality.

c.

behavior can be understood in terms of the mental processing of information.

d.

environment plays a very small role in controlling one's behavior.

 

 

16. __________ psychology is concerned with thinking, language, and problem solving.

a.

Behavioristic

b.

Psychoanalytic

c.

Cognitive

d.

Humananistic

17. The proper use of reward, punishment, and behavior modification are results of

a.

functionalism.

b.

humanism.

c.

structuralism.

d.

behaviorism.

 

 

 

 

 

18.  Of the theorists listed below, who helped to develop the humanistic approach in psychology?

a.

Rogers

b.

Skinner

c.

Titchener

d.

Freud

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name another well know humanist____________

 

 

19. William James wrote Principles of Psychology and founded

a.

structuralism.

b.

functionalism.

c.

behaviorism.

d.

humanism.

 

 

 

20. The humanistic viewpoint emphasizes

a.

free will, self-image, and self-actualization.

b.

determinism, the unconscious, and biological drives.

c.

natural selection and practical skills.

d.

the idea that "the environment is the key causal matrix."

 

 

According to John B. Watson, psychology is the study of

a.

the mind.

b.

conscious experience.

c.

mental states.

d.

behavior.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22. According to the __________ view, the need for love, self-esteem, belonging, self expression, and creativity are as important as biological needs.

a.

psychodynamic

b.

behavioristic

c.

humanistic

d.

cognitive

 

 

 

23. Which of the following best describes Maslow's concept of self-actualization?

a.

the need to protect one's self-image through self-deception

b.

the need to feel a part of a higher spiritual order

c.

the need to develop one's potential fully

d.

self-actualization

 

 

 

1. A correlation between dating frequency and academic success of -1.00 would indicate that:

a. less frequent dating is associated with lower levels of academic success.

b. more frequent dating is associated with lower levels of academic success.

c. it is impossible to predict level of academic success based on knowledge of dating frequency.

d. dating frequency has no causal influence on academic success.

 

 

 

 

2. In order to assess reactions to a proposed tuition hike at her college, Susan sent a questionnaire

to every fifteenth person in the college registrar's alphabetical listing of all currently enrolled

students. Susan employed the technique of:

a. random assignment.

b. naturalistic observation.

c. replication.

d. correlation.

e. random sampling.

 

 

3. Tom quickly notices evidence that supports his negative stereotypes of illegal immigrants, but

he fails to recognize equally obvious facts contradicting his stereotypes. Tom's observational

strategy best illustrates:

a. the false consensus effect.

b. the hindsight bias.

c. critical thinking.

d. the confirmation bias.

 

 

 

 

 

5. The dependent variable in an experiment is the factor:

a. that is directly manipulated by the investigator.

b. whose effect is being studied.

c. that may be influenced by the experimental treatment.

d. that causes the behavior being studied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Which research method would be most appropriate for investigating the relationship between

the religious beliefs of Americans and their attitudes toward abortion?

a. the survey

b. naturalistic observation

c. the case study

d. experimentation

 

8. Unlike correlational studies, experiments involve:

a. randomly selecting participants.

b. studying observable behaviors.

c. manipulating factors of interest.

d. all the above.

 

9. A researcher would be most likely to discover a negative correlation between:

a. body height and body weight.

b. self-esteem and depression.

c. education and personal wealth.

d. intelligence and academic success.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. Mrs. Thompson believes that her son has learned to play the piano because she consistently

rewards his efforts to learn with praise and affection. Her belief best illustrates a ________

perspective.

a. psychiatric

b. cognitive

c. biological

d. psychoanalytic

e. behavioral

 

 

 

 

17. The case study is a research method in which:

a. a representative sample of people are questioned regarding their

opinions or behaviors.

b. an individual is studied in great detail.

c. organisms are carefully observed in their natural environment.

d. an investigator manipulates one or more variables that might affect

behavior.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24. Molly wonders whether personality differences between her African-American and white

friends result from biological or cultural differences. In this instance, Molly is primarily

concerned with the issue of:

a. rationality versus irrationality.

b. stability versus change.

c. behavior versus mental processes.

d. nature versus nurture.

e. observation versus introspecti

 

25. Mr. Brown has gathered evidence showing that the weight of grade school students correlates

positively with reading skill. Before he uses this evidence to conclude that body weight enhances

reading

ability, Mr. Brown should first be reminded that:

a. events often seem more probable in hindsight.

b. random sequences of events often don't look random.

c. sampling extreme cases leads to false generalizations.

d. correlation does not prove causation.

e. the tendency to seek confirming information promotes illusory

correlations.

 

 

 

26. Psychologists who carefully watch the behavior of chimpanzees in the jungle are using a

research method known as:

a. the survey.

b. experimentation.

c. naturalistic observation.

d. the case study.

e. random sampling.

 

 

 

29. The hindsight bias refers to people's tendency to:

a. ignore disconfirming evidence.

b. reject any ideas that can't be scientifically tested.

c. exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past

events.

d. assume that correlation proves causation.

e. overestimate the extent to which others share their

opinions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

30. Dr. Lewis is involved in an applied research study of customer satisfaction with a newly

developed line of facial cosmetics and other beauty aids. Dr. Lewis is most likely a(n) ________

psychologist.

a. clinical

b. developmental

c. biological

d. personality

e. industrial/organizational

 

 

 

 

33. Random assignment is most likely to be utilized in ________ research.

a. survey

b. case study

c. correlational

d. experiment

 

 

34. Because she had a serious traffic accident on Friday the 13th of last month, Sheryl is

convinced that all Friday the 13ths will bring bad luck. Sheryl's belief best illustrates:

a. the illusion of control.

b. illusory correlation.

c. the hindsight bias.

d. the false consensus effect.

e. random sampling.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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