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  1. Definition of Psychology
  2. Wilhelm Wundt
  3. Edward Titchener
  4. Mean
  5. Experimental vs. Control Group
  1. a structuralism, aimed to discover structures of the mind through introspection
  2. b the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
  3. c experimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables
  4. d average (measure of central tendency)
  5. e german physiologist who founded psychology as a formal science

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  2. most frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)
  3. functionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment. Harvard. looked at stream of consciousness
  4. an integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis
  5. a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory

5 True/False Questions

  1. Case studyexamining one individual in depth to extrapolate to all
    weakness - atypical individuals -> wrong conclusions
    strength - suggest directions for further study


  2. Theorytool for explaining behavior


  3. Surveyrandom 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


  4. Standard deviationthe measure of a relationship between two variables or sets of data; stronger correlation = closer to 1.00 or -1.00
    Note - correlation doesn't assume causation!


  5. Medianaverage (measure of central tendency)


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