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5 Matching questions

  1. Which famous Greek philosopher wrote extensively about such psychological topics as sleep and dreaming, the senses, memory, and learning?
  2. Based on a friend's suggestion, Nicole moved her bed so that its head pointed to magnetic north. Nicole's friend told her this would help align the electrical impulses in her body and improve blood circulation to her brain. After sleeping this way for a week, Nicole found it easier to concentrate while studying. Her test scores also seemed to improve. Even after learning that scientific evidence does not support this notion, Nicole believed that sleeping with her pointed to the magnetic north had improved her performance. Nicole's perception is an example of:
  3. In a double-blind study:
  4. One important limitation of introspection as a research method was that introspection:
  5. Who conditioned dogs to reflexively salivate to the sound of a bell rather than food?
  1. a Pseudoscientific belief
  2. b could not be used to study behavior in children or animals
  3. c both the subjects and the researcher who interacts with them are unaware of which subjects have been exposed to the independent variable
  4. d Russian physiologist Ivan pavlov
  5. e Aristotle

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Operationally define the terms premarital education and marital quality
  2. behavior and mental processes have a cause or causes
  3. a correlational study
  4. are commonly used by clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals to develop a complete profile of a psychotherapy client
  5. William James

5 True/False questions

  1. Structuralism:are commonly used by clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals to develop a complete profile of a psychotherapy client


  2. Dr. Kerrik has developed a training program for young children that will help the children learn to read at a quicker pace and with greater comprehension. what kind of psychologist is Dr. Kerrik?Educational


  3. Pressor Williams is investigating loneliness. Participants in the study complete the UCLA Loneliness scale to measure their level of loneliness. they also answer questions on a survey about many aspects of their personal life. in analyzing the results of her study, professor Williams finds that as the number of friends increases, the level of loneliness tends to decrease. this represents a _____ correlation.a correlational study


  4. Freud's landmark theory of personality became the basis of which perspective in contemporary psychology?Observation, measurement, and experimentation


  5. Pressor Anderson is interested in how family relationships change over time. during the last two decades, he has kept track of and repeatedly surveyed the same group of 3,000 participants about changes in their relationships with their parents and siblings. Professor Anderson is most likely a _____ psychologist.Developmental