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Psychology Chapter 1 And 2

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Basics of psychology such as the scientific method, psychology research methods, pperspectives, different branches of psychology, ethics, etc.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Form a question

    • B. 

      Test a hypothesis

    • C. 

      Form a hypothesis

    • D. 

      Draw conclusion

    • E. 

      Analyze results

  • 2. 
    What is the 3rd step in the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Test hypothesis

    • B. 

      Analyze results

    • C. 

      Form a question

    • D. 

      Draw conclusion

    • E. 

      Form hypothesis

  • 3. 
    What is the 4th research step for the scientific method?
    • A. 

      Form a question

    • B. 

      Test hypothesis

    • C. 

      Draw conclusion

    • D. 

      Analyze results

    • E. 

      Form a hypothesis

  • 4. 
    Which research method has you take a test that can deterimine you IQ, SAT, ACT, or MCA scores?
  • 5. 
    A method that goes in depth of a persons life and reconstructs major aspects in their life that also relies on medical records or the persons memory is ___
  • 6. 
    Which method do you ask a series of questions to people face to face?
    • A. 

      Cross sectional

    • B. 

      Interview

    • C. 

      Case study

    • D. 

      Testing

    • E. 

      Survey

  • 7. 
    ___ is a method that studies different groups of people of different ages
    • A. 

      Cross sectional

    • B. 

      Longitudinal

    • C. 

      Labratory observation

    • D. 

      Testing

    • E. 

      Case study

  • 8. 
    The perspective that personal experiences effects behavior is
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Humanistic

    • C. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • D. 

      Learning

    • E. 

      Evolotionary

  • 9. 
    Perspective where biological processes influence behavior and mental processes is ___
  • 10. 
    The perspective where perceptions and thoughts influence behavior is what?
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Sociocultural

    • D. 

      Humanistic

    • E. 

      Cognitive

  • 11. 
    The perspective where people make free and conscious choices based on thier unique experiences is what?
  • 12. 
    The perspective where your unconscious motives influence behavior is ___
    • A. 

      Evolotionary

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • D. 

      sociocultural

    • E. 

      Humanistic

  • 13. 
    Study of behavior and mental process is called what?
  • 14. 
    A branch of study where they test individual students and for learning disabilities is a what?
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Developmental

    • C. 

      Counseling

    • D. 

      Educational

    • E. 

      Child

  • 15. 
    A psychopharmacologist does what
    • A. 

      Help patients in the hospitals

    • B. 

      Works with young children

    • C. 

      Helps people get through tough times

    • D. 

      Make the drugs to treat people

    • E. 

      Study the development in specific age groups

  • 16. 
    The branch that works in the hospital is a what?
  • 17. 
    The military branch is used to do what for the military?
    • A. 

      To see whos spending money on what

    • B. 

      To help the patients in their hospitals

    • C. 

      To help in business

    • D. 

      To council the men through tough times and crisises for short term

    • E. 

      To make sure they're doing what they need to do

  • 18. 
    Which branch helps with the stucture of the school but not the kids?
  • 19. 
    Name 3 things about a psychologists
  • 20. 
    Write 3 things about a psychiatrist
  • 21. 
    Whats a placebo
  • 22. 
    Whats correlation?
    • A. 

      Cause and effect

    • B. 

      Relationship between variables

    • C. 

      Selected by chance

    • D. 

      Personal experiences

  • 23. 
    The factor that is being measured and that may change in response to the independent variable is the what variable?
    • A. 

      Experimental

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Control

  • 24. 
    Who says "know thyself"
  • 25. 
    Who wrote "peri psych"
  • 26. 
    Wundt invented what perspective that was objective sensations and subjective feelings?
  • 27. 
    Name 2 ethics
  • 28. 
    Which word means that no one knows who the experimental or control group are?