What Is Your School Of Thought?

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What Is Your School Of Thought? - Quiz

If you think that the human mind resembles a computer, then you are a functionalist. If you believe that observing behavior is the key to psychology then you are a behaviorist. Take this quiz to see what your school of thought is!


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Functionalism

Your school of thought is Functionalism! Functionalists believe that the human mind resembles a computer and that you need to look at what the mind does as well as the underlying reasons.

Behaviorism

Your school of thought is Behaviorism! B.F. Skinner became a popular behaviorist when he developed the Skinner Box experiment. Behaviorists believe that observing behavior is the key to psychology. Behaviorists also place emphasis on experimental methods and scientific experiments in order to prove theories.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement do you agree with most?
    • A. 

      An object should be determined by its function rather than by its appearance.

    • B. 

      Humans can be explained in terms of conditioning without appeal to thoughts or feelings.

    • C. 

      Human behavior can be explained by the subconscious mind.

    • D. 

      The whole is not the sum of its parts.

  • 2. 
    What is your favorite color?
    • A. 

      Grey

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Blue

  • 3. 
    Your parents encourage you to join a sports team at school. What kind of sports do you want to play?
    • A. 

      Basketball

    • B. 

      Tennis

    • C. 

      Volleyball

    • D. 

      Golf

  • 4. 
    Which scientific experiment or theory interests you most?
    • A. 

      Twin Earth thought experiment

    • B. 

      Skinner Box

    • C. 

      Freudian slip

    • D. 

      Pr├Ągnanz principle

  • 5. 
    What is your favorite vegetable?
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Banana

    • C. 

      Watermelon

    • D. 

      Pineapple

  • 6. 
    What is your favorite field of psychology?
    • A. 

      Social Psychology

    • B. 

      Developmental Psychology

    • C. 

      Clinical Psychology

    • D. 

      Neuropsychology

  • 7. 
    Which class would you rather take?
    • A. 

      Computer Programming

    • B. 

      Consumer Identity

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Analyzing Data

  • 8. 
    Out of the following, who is your favorite scientist?
    • A. 

      Hilary Putnam

    • B. 

      John B. Watson

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Max Wertheimer

  • 9. 
    What is your favorite branch of science?
    • A. 

      Mechanics

    • B. 

      Physics

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Geology

  • 10. 
    What is your favorite kind of weather?
    • A. 

      Humid and sunny

    • B. 

      Snowy

    • C. 

      Rainy

    • D. 

      Sunny

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