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5 Matching questions

  1. nature-nurture issue
  2. early measurement
  3. functionalism
  4. levels of analysis
  5. psychodynamic perspective
  1. a 200 BC, Chinese used psychology to place people in appropriate occupations
  2. b a school of psychology that focuses on how our mental and behavioral processes function and how they enable us to adapt, survive, and flourish. studied their purposes
  3. c the differing complementary views, from biological to psychological to social-cultural, for analyzing any given phenomenon
  4. d psychological perspective that says unconscious factors (things you are unaware of) influence our behavior-impulses. Influenced by Freud
  5. e the longstanding controversy over the relative contributions that genes and experience make to the defelopment of psychological traits and behaviors. Today's science sees traits and behaviors arising from the interaction of nature and nurture

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. emphasised experiments, scientific method
  2. established first psychology lab and used introspection
  3. interested in min-body relations, was a dualist but though there was a small connection between brain and mind, believed only humans had a mind
  4. student of wundt, came up with structuralism
  5. the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those contributing to reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations

5 True/False questions

  1. biopsychosocial approachan integrated approach that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis


  2. stimulisome clear, others less clear


  3. applied researchfunctionalist, wrote first psychology textbook, was also interested in environment (behavioral/learning)


  4. behavioral (learning) perspectivepsychological perspective that emphasises features of the environment; stimuli, responses, and consequences


  5. cognitive neurosciencethe interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition (including perception, thinking, memory, and language)