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5 Matching questions

  1. A pseudoscience is a:
  2. One important limitation of introspection as a research method was that introspection:
  3. Joanna has suffered a series of personal setbacks, including the death of a family member, academic problems in college, and a divorce. she feels so sad, upset, and lonely that she is contemplating suicide. Joanna could probably best be helped by a(n)_____ psychologist
  4. humanistic psychology emphasized:
  5. 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:
  1. a free will, self-determination, psychological growth, and human potential
  2. b fake or false science that is based on little or no scientific evidence
  3. c Pseudoscientific belief
  4. d Clinical
  5. e could not be used to study behavior in children or animals

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. group of subjects that closely parallels the larger group to be studied on all relevant characteristics, such as age, sex, and race
  2. a correlational study
  3. Naturalistic Observation
  4. examines how strongly two variables are related to one another
  5. a fake substance, treatment or procedure with no known direct effects

5 True/False questions

  1. Howard recognizes that there is always a subjective side to any science. therefore, he believes that it is important to actively minimize preconceptions and biases while evaluating evidence. also, he always considers alternative explanations for research findings. Howard's attitude reflects:Critical thinking


  2. Empirical evidence refers to evidence that is the result of:Observation, measurement, and experimentation


  3. Structuralism:was based on the idea that even our most complex conscious experiences could be broken down into basic mental "structures" of sensations and feelings


  4. "Changes in the Brain with Age" would most likely be a journal article written by a psychologist who subscribes to the _____ perspective of psychology.Biological


  5. which of the following events do most historians consider to mark the formal beginning of psychology as a scientific discipline?Carl Rogers


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