QUESTION 1 “Children who watch violent cartoons will become more aggressive.” According to the scientific method, this statement is most likely a(n) ________. conclusion result hypothesis fact 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 2 “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is a statement associated with the perspective of ________. introspection functionalism psychoanalysis Gestalt psychologists 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 3 A detailed description of a particular individual being studied or treated is called a ________. representative sample case study single-blind study naturalistic observation 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 4 A group of randomly selected subjects for a study that matches the population on important characteristics such as age and sex is called ________. volunteer bias a representative sample an experimental group a control group 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 5 According to Freud, unconscious urges: are able to be suppressed. only pertain to sex. attempt to surface and affect our behaviors. have no impact on everyday life. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 6 At the close of the nineteenth century, Gerhard is excited to find that he has been accepted for training in the psychology laboratory of Wilhelm Wundt. It is likely that Gerhard will be trained to ________. analyze how to break down his sensations into their most basic elements determine the function or purpose of a particular human behavior listen intently while individuals tell him of their depression or nervousness carefully feel the bumps on a person’s head in order to determine his or her character traits 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 7 Dr. Braunz has been treating a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. She decides to write a prescription for Ritalin. Given this information, it is most likely that Dr. Braunz is a ________. psychiatrist psychoanalyst humanistic psychologist school psychologist 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 8 Freud said phobias were ________ whereas Watson said phobias were ________. learned; inherited repressed conflicts; learned sexual; unconscious conditioned; unconditioned 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 9 Objective introspection requires: metaphysical experiences. self-skepticism about experiences. empiricism. reflection on the self. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 10 The belief that the unconscious mind has an influence on one’s behavior is part of what early field of psychology? structuralism functionalism psychoanalysis behaviorism 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 11 The goals of psychology are to ________. explore the conscious and unconscious functions of the human mind understand, compare, and analyze human behavior improve psychological well-being in all individuals from birth until death describe, explain, predict, and control behavior 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 12 The tendency to look for information that supports one’s own belief is called ________. the principle of falsifiability confirmation bias criterion validity volunteer bias 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 13 The word correlation is often used as a synonym for ________. validity reliability variable relationship 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 14 Unintended changes in participants’ behavior due to cues inadvertently given by the experimenter are called ________. replications experimenter effects volunteer biases single-blind studies 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 15 What advice might John B. Watson have offered to psychologists of his time? “Focus on observable behavior.” “Life is an effort to overcome inferiority.” “We cannot know others until we know ourselves.” “Remember that what we accomplish is due to the composition of our genes.” 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 16 Which of the following is a common ethical guideline suggested by the American Psychological Association? Participants may not withdraw once they start. Participants cannot be deceived about aspects of the research. Participants cannot be subjected to any physically or emotionally painful stimuli. Deception must be justified. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 17 Which of the following is a common ethical guideline suggested by the American Psychological Association? Participants may not withdraw once they start. Participants must be allowed to make an informed decision. Participants cannot be subjected to shock of any kind. Participants cannot be deceived about aspects of the research. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 18 Which of the following situations best illustrates the placebo effect? You sleep because you are tired. You throw up after eating bad meat. You have surgery to repair a defective heart valve. You drink a nonalcoholic drink and become “intoxicated” because you think it contains alcohol. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 19 Which of the following statements is true about naturalistic observation? It recreates natural conditions in the laboratory as closely as possible to make an experiment more valid. It involves observing behavior in its natural context. It is basically the same process as objective introspection. It involves observing behavior in the lab without taking formal notes or using technological equipment to measure the experimental findings. 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 20 Which of these is the most accurate definition of the discipline of psychology? the scientific study of behavior the scientific study of mental processes the scientific study of behavior and mental processes the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 21 Which treatment approach did Sigmund Freud develop for treating his patients? drug therapy neuropsychology clinical psychology psychoanalysis 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 22 Which type of psychologist would be most likely to argue that a criminal engages in unlawful behavior because he grew up around older boys who engaged in criminal activities? Gestaltist behavioralist psychodynamic functionalist 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 23 Who was an early proponent of functionalism? Ivan Pavlov William James Wilhelm Wundt Max Wertheimer 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 24 You attend a lecture by a psychologist who uses terms such as free will and self-actualization. Which psychological perspective is most consistent with the points the psychologist presented? behaviorism humanism functionalism psychodynamics 4 points Save Answer QUESTION 25 ________ is an experiment in which participants do not know if they are in the experimental or the control group, but the experimenters do know which participants are part of which group. The double-blind study Field research The single-blind study Correlational research
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