Psychology Vocab- Chapter 1

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 72

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The scientific study of behavior and mental processes 
    • A. 

      Psychology

    • B. 

      Biological Perspective

    • C. 

      Functionalism

    • D. 

      Introspection

  • 2. 
    Any action that people can observe or measure 
    • A. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • C. 

      Behavior

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 3. 
    Private mental processes (dreams, thoughts) 
    • A. 

      Cognitive Prospective

    • B. 

      Gestalt Psychology

    • C. 

      Functionalism

    • D. 

      Cognitive Activities

  • 4. 
    A statement that attempts to explain why things are the way they are and happen the way they do 
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Basic Research

    • C. 

      Psychology

    • D. 

      Psychoanalysis

  • 5. 
    Research that has no immediate application and is done for it's own sake 
    • A. 

      Social-learning Theory

    • B. 

      Biological Perspective

    • C. 

      Basic Research

    • D. 

      Introspection

  • 6. 
     Looking within
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Psychology

    • C. 

      Basic Research

    • D. 

      Introspection

  • 7. 
    Concerned with how mental processes help organisms adapt to their environment 
    • A. 

      Psychology

    • B. 

      Introspection

    • C. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • D. 

      Biological Perspective

  • 8. 
    Based on the idea that perceptions are more than the sums of their thoughts
    • A. 

      Gestalt Psychology

    • B. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • C. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • D. 

      Introspection

  • 9. 
    Emphasizes the importance of unconscious motives and internal conflicts in determining human behavior 
    • A. 

      Gestalt Psychology

    • B. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • C. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • D. 

      Behavior

  • 10. 
     Suggests that people can change their environments or create new ones
    • A. 

      Social-learning Theory

    • B. 

      Basic Research

    • C. 

      Biological Perspective

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 11. 
    Emphasizes the influence of biology on behavior 
    • A. 

      Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • B. 

      Humanistic Perspective

    • C. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • D. 

      Biological Perspective

  • 12. 
    Viewpoint that emphasizes the role of thought process in determining behavior
    • A. 

      Psychoanalytiv Perspective

    • B. 

      Humanistic Perspective

    • C. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • D. 

      Social-learning Theory

  • 13. 
    Emphasizes the importance of self-awareness and the freedom to make choices 
    • A. 

      Humanistic Perspective

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytical Perspective

    • C. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • D. 

      Biological Perspective

  • 14. 
    Stresses the influences of unconscios forces on human behavior 
    • A. 

      Cognitive Perspective

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • C. 

      Introspection

    • D. 

      Functionalism

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