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  • 1. 
    William James introduced ________________________, the theory that explored the ways consciousness helps people adapt to their environment. 
  • 2. 
    Pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base of psychology is basic _________________.
    • A. 

      Research

    • B. 

      Food groups

    • C. 

      Training

    • D. 

      Study

  • 3. 
    _____________________ research is intended to solve practical problems.
    • A. 

      Absolute

    • B. 

      Aligned

    • C. 

      Applied

    • D. 

      Allied

  • 4. 
    _____________________________ was the founder of modern psychology; he opened the first psychology laboratory.
    • A. 

      Edward B. Titchener

    • B. 

      William Wundt

    • C. 

      Jean Piaget

    • D. 

      John B. Watson

  • 5. 
    The theory that structure of conscious experience could be understood by analyzing the basic elements of thoughts and sensations.
  • 6. 
    Edward B. Titchener was the founder of ________________________.
  • 7. 
    Gestalt is a German word that means "configuration" and in psychology it was a perspective that emphasized our tendency to integrate pieces of information into meaningful ___________________.
    • A. 

      Wholes

    • B. 

      Components

    • C. 

      Words

    • D. 

      Pieces

  • 8. 
    The theory that psychology should only study observable behaviors, not mental processes is called: _________________________.
  • 9. 
    John B. Watson was the founder of behaviorism, the theory that psychology should restrict its efforts to studying observable behaviors, not mental _____________________.
    • A. 

      Processes

    • B. 

      Illnesses

    • C. 

      Disorders

    • D. 

      Images

  • 10. 
    B. F. Skinner was an American behavioral psychology who developed the fundamental principles and techniques of ________________ conditioning and devised ways to apply them in the real world.
    • A. 

      Classic

    • B. 

      Operant

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 11. 
    Ivan Pavlov fostered interest in the studying ______________________ behavior by reporting how animals learn in certain situations.
    • A. 

      Overt

    • B. 

      Observable

    • C. 

      Detectable

    • D. 

      Natural

  • 12. 
    Sigmund Freud introduced psychoanalysis, a theory of personality and therapeutic  technique that attributes our ______________________ and ___________________ to unconscious motives and conflicts.
    • A. 

      Thoughts

    • B. 

      Mental imaging

    • C. 

      Actions

    • D. 

      Stuff we do

  • 13. 
    Mary Whiton Calkins was the first woman to qualify for a Ph.D. in ______________________ and was elected president of the APA in 1905.
  • 14. 
    ________________________________ was the first woman to recieve a Ph.D. in psychology.
    • A. 

      Inez Beverly Prosser

    • B. 

      Francis Cecil Sumner

    • C. 

      Margaret Floy Washburn

    • D. 

      Mary Whitton Calkins

  • 15. 
    ____________ -psychology is "false" or "fake" psychology.