Psychology Chapter 1 Quiz 2

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  • 1. 
    Nurture is to nature as experience is to:
    • A. 

      Nativism.

    • B. 

      Adaptation.

    • C. 

      Behaviorism.

    • D. 

      Phrenology.

  • 2. 
    The first laboratory devoted exclusively to psychology as an independent field of study opened in:
    • A. 

      Berlin in 1879.

    • B. 

      Berlin in 1889.

    • C. 

      Leipzig in 1889.

    • D. 

      Leipzig in 1879.

  • 3. 
    Which school of psychology was most concerned with the adaptive importance of mental processes?
    • A. 

      Structuralism

    • B. 

      Behaviorism

    • C. 

      Functionalism

    • D. 

      Empiricism.

  • 4. 
    Edward Titchener is to Sigmund Freud as _______________ is to ______________
    • A. 

      Inner sensations; the unconscious

    • B. 

      Psychoanalysis; functionalism

    • C. 

      Empiricism; structuralism

    • D. 

      Structuralism; functionalism

  • 5. 
    The branch of psychology that emphasizes the positive potential of human beings is called:
    • A. 

      Humanistic psychology.

    • B. 

      Gestalt psychology.

    • C. 

      Cognitive psychology.

    • D. 

      Idealistic psychology.

  • 6. 
    Which psychologists insisted that psychology focus entirely on the study of behavior-what people do-rather than what people experience?
    • A. 

      Functionalists

    • B. 

      Behaviorists

    • C. 

      Structuralists

    • D. 

      Gestalt psychologists

  • 7. 
    B. F. Skinner used a "conditioning chamber" in his research with:
    • A. 

      Rats.

    • B. 

      Sea slugs.

    • C. 

      Cats

    • D. 

      Dogs

  • 8. 
    The advent of ______________ in the 1950s had an enormous conceptual impact on the development of cognitive psychology.
    • A. 

      Statistical programming

    • B. 

      Stimulus-response

    • C. 

      Conditioning

    • D. 

      Computers

  • 9. 
    The study of the causes and consequences of interpersonal behavior is called
    • A. 

      Interpersonal psychology.

    • B. 

      Cause and effect.

    • C. 

      Behavioral psychology.

    • D. 

      Social psychology.

  • 10. 
    Some psychologists believe that newborn babies turn away from noxious odors because this behavior increases their chance of survival. This perspective would be typical of ___________psychologists.
    • A. 

      Cultural

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytic

    • C. 

      Evolutionary

    • D. 

      Social