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Psychology Chapter 1

62 Questions  I  By Nikki123090
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THIS QUIZ IS GOING TO TEST MY KNOWLEGDE OF TERMS AND PEOPLE OF PSYCHOLOGY IN CHAPTER 1. THIS TEST IS FOR PSYCHOLOGY 1303, TH INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY.

  
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1.  Set of questions, typically about beliefs, attitudes, preferences, or activities
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2.  Interview after a study
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3.  Does your instrument mesure your variables constantly
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4.  Objective observations
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5.  School of psychology that assumes people have positive values, free will, and deep inner creativity; which leads them to choose life fulfilling paths to personal growth.
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6.  School of psychology that sought to identify the basic elements of experiance
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7.  Can be varied or changed
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8.  Index of how closely interrelated two sets of measured variable are
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9.  Aspect of the situation that is intentionally varied while another aspect is varied.
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10.  What is your brain and body designed to do
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11.  Observable acts
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12.  An interlocking set of concepts and principles that explain a set of observations
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13.  Does your instrument measure what it is supposed to measure?
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14.  Said the brain was worthless and the heart is important
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15.  Feeling
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16.  Stuff your brain does
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17.  Part of study in which the participant receives the complete procedure that defines the experiment
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18.  What is your psychological organ
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19.  Being aware
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20.  Does it measure all aspects
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21.  A tendency to respond in a particular way reguardless of respondents' actual knowledge or beliefs
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22.  Whose work led to structuralism
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23.  Bias that occurs when participants or items are not chosen at random
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24.  To know
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25.  Does it compare to other valid measures
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26.  Aspect of the situation that is measured as an independent variable is changed
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27.  Scientific study that focuses on a single instance of a situation;examing it in detail
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28.  Effects that occur wen an investigator's expectations lead him or her to treat participants in a way that encourages them to produce the expected results.
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29.  A group that receives the complete procedure that defines the experiment
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30.  Uses principles and theories of psychology in practical areas such as education, industry, and marketing.
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31.  The entire set of relevant people or animals
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32.  Father of psychodynamic theory
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33.  Does it measure stuff that has been identified in a theory
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34.  Not objectively verifiable; the process of LOOKING WITHIN
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35.  A group that is treated exactly the same way as the experimental group, except that the one aspect of the situation being studied is not manipulated for this group.
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36.  The difference in the dependent variable that is due to the changes in the independent variable
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37.  A tentative idea that might explain a set of observations
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38.  Theory of how thoughts and feelings affect behavior; push and pull interaction
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39.  Approach to understanding mental processes that focusees on the idea that the whole os more than the sum of its parts.
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40.  1st woman president of the american psychological association
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41.  Specifies how it is measured or manipulated
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42.  Type of psychologist who focuses on teaching and conducting research
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43.  Condition administered to the same participants who received the experimental condition.
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44.  Created 1st psychological labratory; used introspection; focused on identifing the BUILDING BLOCKS of consciousness.
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45.  Type of phychologist who provides psychotherapy to administer and interpret psychological tests.
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46.  The brain; the person; the group
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47.  Group that is drawn from a larger population and measured or observed.
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48.  School of psychology that focuses on how specific stimulus evokes a specific response
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49.  Outside conscious awareness and not able to be brought to consciousness at will
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50.  School of psychology that sought to understand how the mind helps individuals function or adapt to the world
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51.  Physician who focuses on mental disorders that also can precribe drugs.
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52.  Convincingly demonstrated that your brain is the seat of all mental activity; said the brain is in charge; said diff. parts are for diff. functions; school of phrenology
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53.  The requirement that a potential participant in a study be told what he or hse would be asked to do and be advisedof possible risks and benefits of the study before agreeing to take part
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54.  Science of mental processes and behavior
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55.  Collecting the same observations or measurmentsand finding the same results as were found previously
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56.  When beliefs, expectations, or habits alter how participants in a study respond or affect how a researcher sets up or conducts a study, thereby influencing its outcome
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57.  1st reasonable anatomy of the brain; sai each side of the brain controls the opposite;apoplexy/ strokes
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58.  Expectation about specific events that should occur in particular circumstances i fthe theory or hypothesis is correct
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59.  Sensation
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60.  Participant and experimenter are both blind to conditions & predictions therefor cannot preoduce predicted results
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61.  Trained to help people with issues that naturally arise during the course of life
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62.  First woman to earn a Ph.D in psychology; student of edward titchener
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