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sensory experiences

Edward Titchener was concerned primarily with the study of

structuralism

The early school of psychology that used introspection was known as

William James

Who was the functionalist who authored a textbook for the emerging discipline of psychology?

thinking

Compared with the structuralists, early behaviorists were much less likely to focus on the study of

B. F. Skinner

The scientific study of behavior without reference to mental processes was of special interest to

Plato

Professor Schroeder argues that children have an innate concept of justice that enables them to distinguish between fair and unfair rules. This argument is most consistent with the views of

Descartes

In the context of debates over the origins of ideas, nature is to nurture as ________ is to Locke.

nature and nurture

Debates as to whether alcohol abuse is biologically determined or culturally influenced are most relevant to the issue of

a biopsychosocial approach

an integrated explanation of human behavior provided by the neuroscience, cognitive, social-cultural, and other perspectives in psychology is most clearly provided by

evolutionary

Understanding why the fear of darkness may have contributed to the survival of our human ancestors is most relevant to the ________ perspective.

cognitive

Which perspective would be most helpful for understanding the role of retrieval practice on long-term memory of information?

evolutionary; behavioral

Inherited traits are to learned habits as the ________ perspective is to the ________ perspective.

personality

Basic research on persistent human traits like optimism and pessimism is most characteristic of the specialty known as ________ psychology.

social

Professor Thurstone investigates whether a teacher's negative perceptions of some students can affect the students' test scores. Professor Thurstone is most likely a ________ psychologist.

the testing effect

Testing your ability to recall information you have just studied improves your long-term retention of that information. Psychologists have referred to this as

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