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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Survey
  2. Standard deviation
  3. Range
  4. Case study
  5. Behaviorism
  1. a Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  2. b Range = highest minus lowest (values in data set) (measure of variability)
  3. c computed measure of how much scores vary about the mean (measure of variability)
  4. d examining one individual in depth to extrapolate to all
    weakness - atypical individuals -> wrong conclusions
    strength - suggest directions for further study
  5. e random sample of self-reported attitudes, opinions, and behaviors
    weakness - answers depend on the way question is worded and respondents are chosen
    strength - can look at many cases for generalizing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. self/conscious personality & reason/logic
  2. each person in a group has an = chance of participating
  3. average (measure of central tendency)
  4. functionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment. Harvard. looked at stream of consciousness
  5. experimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables

5 True/False questions

  1. Basic vs. Applied Researchresearch based on experience and observations


  2. Biopsychosocial Approachresearch based on experience and observations


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


  4. Theorytool for explaining behavior


  5. Humanistic Psychologythe scientific study of behavior and mental processes


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