Psychology Unit 2 Test

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  • 1. 
    Representative Group of the entire population being studied.

  • 2. 
    An attempt to explain the relatedness between two sets of observations. As one set increases, the second one also increases.

  • 3. 
    This type of research is also known to create a scientific biography of an individual being studied.

  • 4. 
    In the results of an experiment, this is th measure of consistency.

  • 5. 
    This type of test utilizes predictive validity to help determine that which the subject may be good at.

  • 6. 
    In testing a subject, these types of questions are known as free response types.

  • 7. 
    Frenchman who originally developed the IQ test in order to help identify children needing additional assistance in Parisian schools.

  • 8. 
    Highly-recognized psychologist who is considered the "Father of Psychoanalysis."

  • 9. 
    Alfred Adler focused his research on how people feel that they are never quite good enough. He believed that these feelings were are large part of an individual's personality.

  • 10. 
    Psychologist Albert Bandura emphasized observable learning. In this process, a person learns more easily by seeing the task performed than by simply being given directions on how to perform it. Also known as ___. 

  • 11. 
    A study over a long period of time with the population being studied over and over again.

  • 12. 
    This testing is specific to a long-term study. It is the very first measure of the subjects in order to establish a base of information for comparison.

  • 13. 
    In this type of study, neither the subject being studied, nor the scientist administering the tests knows whether the subject has the independent variable or is a member of the control group

  • 14. 
    The ability to measure that which the experiment was intended. Did your study really apply to your theory?

  • 15. 
    Taking a raw score from a test and converting it to a form that allows for easy comparison known as establishing a ___.

  • 16. 
    This type of test measures the subject's content validity and is normally given after the material or class has been presented to the subject.

  • 17. 
    The ultimate goal of humanistic psychology is for each human to realize their full potential. This is termed as ___.

  • 18. 
    Carl Rogers said that people have two parts, the self and the ___.

  • 19. 
    Western American University that developed many of the aspects of commonly used IQ tests.

  • 20. 
    According to Abraham Maslow, there are several characteristics of self-actualized people. One of these is the ability to control yourself and make decisions for yourself. This is called what?

  • 21. 
    Type of bar graph that is always vertical and that bars touch one-another.

  • 22. 
    An attempt to explain the relatedness between two sets of observations. As one set increases, the second one decreases.

  • 23. 
    In a scientific experiment, this variable is the one changed by the scientist. It is the part of the procedure that is manipulated by the experimenter.

  • 24. 
    This type of test question limits the subject to one possible response from a limited list of options. Multiple choice, true/false are examples.

  • 25. 
    This type of test is interested in surveying your preferences on a topic. "E-Harmony" is an example of this.

  • 26. 
    This measure of reliability takes a test and divides it in two. Theoretically, it assumes that the subject should perform equally well on both parts.

  • 27. 
    According to Abraham Maslow, there are several characteristics of self-actualized people. One of these is reacting immediately to brand new stimuli. (not having to have done it before to handle it.)

  • 28. 
    As Carl Jung stated, there are several inherited and universal ideas that are common in differing cultures around the wold. He called these ___.

  • 29. 
    According to the teachings of Carl Rogers, approval from others is also known as ___.

  • 30. 
    Name the defense mechanism that has the person go back to a less mature state of existence. 

  • 31. 
    This portion of an experiment is the final result that occurs because some part of the process was manipulated. It is what the researchers believed will be different as a result of the change.

  • 32. 
    In a large-scale experiment, this group does not receive the manipulated variable at all. The purpose of this group is to establish how people would react without that variable.

  • 33. 
    Eliminating the subject's awareness of being tested.

  • 34. 
    Age as determined by comparing how you answer questions in relation to how others of various ages answer them.

  • 35. 
    From birth to the moment of testing, your biological maturity.

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