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PSY 150 Quiz 1
Quiz 1 for wake tech PSY 150 quiz
Terms in this set (10)
Which of the following is true of objective evidence?
Objective evidence refers to information that is not influenced by personal feelings.
An extensive study of a single person or a few people is characteristic of
a case study
According to structuralism, the goal of psychology is to
explore the basic elements of the conscious experience.
Why do scientists avoid the term fact?
New evidence can change how claims are interpreted.
The variable that a researcher manipulates in an experiment is called the
Psychoanalysis is a type of psychological treatment to resolve unconscious conflicts that cause mental disorders. This treatment was developed by
In correlational studies, it is always possible that an unmeasured factor is responsible for the relationship observed. This complication is known as
the third variable problem
the personal biases that can make self -respect inaccurate are called
self -report bias
Dualism is the classic idea in psychology that
the mind and the brain are separate entities.
When determining whether a research project is ethical, researches and the institutional review board consider the -------- as part of the mandate to protect participants from harm.
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