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  1. Definition of Psychology
  2. Pysche & Logos (Grk origin words)
  3. Behaviorism
  4. Basic vs. Applied Research
  5. Hypothesis
  1. a the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
  2. b a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory
  3. c Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  4. d self/conscious personality & reason/logic
  5. e Basic - conducted in lab
    Applied - outside the lab, real world problems

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. middle value in a rank-ordered data set (measure of central tendency)
  2. research based on experience and observations
  3. the 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!
  4. observing and recording behavior
    weakness - lack of control
    strength - applications to real life behavior
  5. dealt with conscious experiences and the importance of the individual. Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow

5 True/False Questions

  1. Experimental vs. Control Groupexperimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables

          

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

          

  3. Rangemost frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)

          

  4. Sigmund Freudpsychoanalysis; id ego superego; austrian physician whose work focused on the unconscious causes of behavior and personality formation

          

  5. Standard deviationcomputed measure of how much scores vary about the mean (measure of variability)

          

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