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Fall Final_21

Quiz by Curtis Hosek

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  • Q1

    The first psychology laboratory was established by ________ in the year ________.

    Watson; 1913

    Wundt; 1879

    James; 1890

    Freud; 1899

    30s
  • Q2

    Which explanation is best when describing the biological approach to psychology?

    focuses on how behavior and thinking vary across situations and cultures

    Investigates the mental processes and behavior by focusing on the function of the nervous system

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits have promoted the survival of genes

    focuses on how behaviors spring from unconscious drives and conflicts

    30s
  • Q3

    In the evolutionary approach to psychology, the psychologists

     focuses on how we learn observable responses

    focuses on how we encode, process, store and retrieve information

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes

    focuses on ways to view and improve an individual's self-image or self-actualization

    30s
  • Q4

    Identify the best explanation for psychodynamic approach

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes

    focuses on how behavior and thinking vary across situations and cultures

    focuses on how behaviors spring from unconscious drives and conflicts

    focuses on how we learn observable responses 

    30s
  • Q5

    The behavioral approach is the most studied field in psychology because it 

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes

    focuses on how we learn from any thing that is observable 

    focuses on how behaviors spring from unconscious drives and conflicts

    focuses on how behavior and thinking vary across situations and cultures

    30s
  • Q6

    Which explanation is best when identifying the cognitive approach to psychology 

    focuses on how we encode, process, store and retrieve information 

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes

    focuses on how we learn observable responses

    focuses on ways to view and improve an individual's self-image or self-actualization

    30s
  • Q7

    The humanistic approach mainly 

    focuses on how we learn observable responses 

    focuses on how the natural selection of traits has promoted the survival of genes 

    focuses on ways to view and improve an individual's self-image or self-actualization 

    focuses on how behavior and thinking vary across situations and cultures

    30s
  • Q8

    This psychologist, known for his psychodynamic theories, coined the terms id, ego, and superego

    Sigmund Freud

    Carl Rogers

    BF Skinner 

    John Watson

    30s
  • Q9

    Which of the following is not an advantage of a psychological case study 

    Case studies are a source of ideas and hypotheses about behavior.

    very similar to experimental approaches.

    Case studies provide little opportunity for clinical innovation.

    Case studies are a source of definitive evidence in support of theoretical assumptions.

    30s
  • Q10

    Which research method gives you the greatest chance to gather information from many people based on self-reporting?

    survey 

    naturalistic observation

    experimentation

    case study

    30s
  • Q11

    The greatest advantage to naturalistic observation is

    It is less costly and less time-consuming

    It allows researchers to study things that cannot be manipulated in a lab due to ethical concerns.

    The variables will not be controlled

    It can be measured objectively

    30s
  • Q12

    The experimental factor that is manipulated is called

    independent variable

    confounding variable 

    dependent variable

    operational definition

    30s
  • Q13

    The variable that may change in response to manipulations

    dependent variable

    operational definition

    confounding variable

    independent variable

    30s
  • Q14

    Junita does not feel like getting out of bed, has lost her appetite, and feels tired for most of the day. Which of the following neurotransmitters likely is in short supply for Junita?    

    Serotonin

    Dopamine

    Acetylcholine Glutamate

    Norephinephrine

    30s
  • Q15

    When there is a negative charge inside an axon and a positive charge outside it, the neuron is

    said to have an action potential

    not in the refractory period

    resting potential

    reuptake

    30s

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