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5 Matching questions

  1. Sigmund Freud
  2. Theory
  3. Basic vs. Applied Research
  4. Hypothesis
  5. Standard deviation
  1. a a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory
  2. b tool for explaining behavior
  3. c Basic - conducted in lab
    Applied - outside the lab, real world problems
  4. d computed measure of how much scores vary about the mean (measure of variability)
  5. e psychoanalysis; id ego superego; austrian physician whose work focused on the unconscious causes of behavior and personality formation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. german physiologist who founded psychology as a formal science
  2. Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  3. Curiosity, skepticism, and humility
  4. observing and recording behavior
    weakness - lack of control
    strength - applications to real life behavior
  5. most frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)

5 True/False questions

  1. Rangeaverage (measure of central tendency)


  2. Independent vs. Dependent variableexperimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables


  3. Edward Titchenerstructuralism, aimed to discover structures of the mind through introspection


  4. Empirical Researchexploring cause and effect - manipulate some factors while keeping others constant


  5. Biopsychosocial Approachan integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis


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