What Do You Know About Experimental Psychology?

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What Do You Know About Experimental Psychology?

Combining diverse sources, experimental psychology is the branch of psychology which deals with the logical and scientific examination of the reactions of people to stimuli in controlled circumstances, in addition to the work done by the people who apply to the test strategy. To understand more about this psychology, take this short quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Experimental psychologists never employ which of the following processes?
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Cognition

    • C. 

      Motivation

    • D. 

      Perseverance

  • 2. 
    In which century did Wilhelm Wundt introduce a mathematical and experimental approach to experimental psychology?
    • A. 

      17th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      19th century

    • D. 

      20th century

  • 3. 
    In which year did George Trumbull Ladd introduce experimental psychology to America?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1881

    • D. 

      1882

  • 4. 
    Experimental psychology shares several assumptions with other sciences; which of these is an exception?
    • A. 

      Empiricism

    • B. 

      Testability

    • C. 

      Determinism

    • D. 

      Alimony

  • 5. 
    Which aspect of psychology measures the relative accuracy or correctness of conclusions?
    • A. 

      Validity

    • B. 

      Testability

    • C. 

      Determinism

    • D. 

      Alimony

    • E. 

      Verdict

  • 6. 
    Which of these is an early German founder of psychology?
    • A. 

      Graham Bell

    • B. 

      Henrich Bell

    • C. 

      Oswald Kupe

    • D. 

      Henrich Weber

  • 7. 
    Which of these is an early European psychologist?
    • A. 

      Sir Frederic Bartlett

    • B. 

      Kenneth Craik

    • C. 

      W.E. Hick

    • D. 

      Charles Becker

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a method of research used by psychologists?
    • A. 

      Opinion polls

    • B. 

      Case study

    • C. 

      Naturalistic observation

    • D. 

      Public observation

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is an experimental psychology instrument?
    • A. 

      Stereoscope

    • B. 

      Galvanometer

    • C. 

      Colorimeter

    • D. 

      Stethoscope

    • E. 

      Psycholoscope

  • 10. 
    Who was the psychologist who randomly assigned volunteers to a blinded, repeated-measures design to evaluate their ability to discriminate weights?
    • A. 

      George Trumbull Ladd

    • B. 

      Charles S. Peirce

    • C. 

      Joseph Jastrow

    • D. 

      Charles Bell