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Eastern Florida PSY2012 Chapter 1 Quiz

Question Question 1 Psychology is the science of behavior. What, if anything is wrong with this question? The definition is too broard. Psychology is the study of human behavior. This definition is too narrow. Psychology is also the science of mental processes. This definition is incorrect. Psychology is the science of mental processes. The definition sounds ok actually. Question 2 Dr. Davis provides psychotherapy to help people who suffer from psychological disorders. She is most likely a _______________________ psychologist. Developmental Cognitive Clinical Experimental Question 3 Most psychologists are employed in: government. private practice. hospitals. higher education. Question 4 Research designed to evaluate theories is called _____________________________research. Such research is sometimes described as gathering knowledge for the sake of knowledge. applied basic practical experimental Question 5 According to the textbook, psychology is a science because of the advanced degrees required to work as a psychologist. the technology now used to understand the brain. its subject matter. its focus on methodical observation and data analysis. Question 6 Which two goals are included in the four goals of psychology? Analysis and description Prediction and control Exploration and prediction Analysis and control Question 7 Anticipating future outcomes or behaviors is at the heart of psychology's goal of: Describe Predict Control Explain Question 8 When psychologists explain behavior they: shape desirable behavior. observe behavior systematically. organize and make sense of behavior. project future behavior. Question 9 Which psychologist is matched with the correct perspective? John Watson - psychodynamic George Miller - cognitive Carl Rogers - behavioral Jean Piage - sociocultural Question 10 __________________________ thinking involves considering various pieces of evidence, synthesizing them, and relating them to the bigger picture. Formal Reasoned Critical Scientific Question 11 Macy is considering topics she finds personally interesting and is beginning to read some of the psychological research on some of these topics. With respect to the scientific method, Macy is working on the ________step of the method, namely, developing a _____________. second; question second; hypothesis first; hypothesis first; question Question 12 _______________________ synthesize observations to explain phenomena, and they can be used to make predictions that can be tested through research. Theories Hypothesis Operational Definitions Experiments Question 13 A(n) ______________________________ definition states the method in which a variable is to be defined and measured. theoretical formal operational critical Question 14 Which of the following is NOT a descriptive research method? case study naturalistic observation experiment interview Question 15 Latonya recently published an article detailing her research in a peer reviewed journal. Mary is now examining Latonya's work and wants to repeat the research to see if she obtains similar results. Mary is going to ___________ Latonya's work. confound replicate analyze correlate Question 16 As part of his senior project, Kevin is conducting a survey of eating attitudes and behaviors among young adults. Kevin distributes questionnaires to 150 randomly selected students enrolled in psychology courses at his university. These students make up Kevin's ______________. Young adults in general constitute Kevin's __________. experimental group; control group control group; experimental group sample; population population; sample Question 17 Attributes of a ______________sample mirror those of the population of interest. representative realistic reflective prototypical Question 18 Which research technique relies on the in-depth examination of an individual or small group? survey method correlation method experiment case study Question 19 Low response rates may call a sample's representativeness into question. This is MOST often a problem in ____________research. survey correlational experimental observational

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