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Chapter 1: What is Psychology Test

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  1. how has the composition of pyschologists changed through the years
  2. examples of cross-cultural issues in psychology
  3. What are the differences between pyschologists and psychiatrists
  4. Describe what learning and motivation psychologists do
  5. Describe what evolutionary psycholgists do
  1. a have to compete with other majors as well. only 20-25% of people w/ psychology majors have a job in psychology
  2. b study how behavior depends on the outcomes of past behaviors and current motivations
  3. c Explains behavior in terms of evolutionary history of the species, including reason evoultion might have favored a tendency to act in particular ways
  4. d Cuisine
  5. e psychologists study systematic behavior and experience while psychiatrists deal with mental distrubances

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. want to make sure equipment runs efficently and and safely
  2. How people can strength good habits? How does an intention lead to action?
  3. Researchers have interview Japanese foregin exchange students who have spend a year in another country and they said they thing they liked the most about the other country was the food because students had access to their hometown foods
  4. the philosophical question of how experience relates to the brain. Scientists see brain activity using the technique called PET. It shows that neither brain activity nor mental activity causes the other; rather, brain activity and mental activitity are they same thing
  5. brought about because of its unanswered questions left by ticherner people quested behaviors not experiences suddenly

5 True/False Questions

  1. Briefly descibe some of the history of inteligence measurement in humanGalton examined role of heredity in human achievemnt, tried to meausre intelligence using simple sensory and motor tasks, but didnt work. invented a weather map, measured degress, suggested fingerprintes to identify individuals


  2. Who established functionalist psychology?William James


  3. Idnetify a question that a psychologist studying psychopysics would try to answerStudies the processes of thought and knowledge


  4. name some prominent women in psychology and their contributionsprovide adice and consultation to the justice systme


  5. descibe some of the features that characterize the study of psychology todayto learn how people produce useful behaviors


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