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5 Matching questions

  1. Naturalistic observation
  2. Mode
  3. Sigmund Freud
  4. William James
  5. Standard deviation
  1. a computed measure of how much scores vary about the mean (measure of variability)
  2. b functionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment. Harvard. looked at stream of consciousness
  3. c observing and recording behavior
    weakness - lack of control
    strength - applications to real life behavior
  4. d psychoanalysis; id ego superego; austrian physician whose work focused on the unconscious causes of behavior and personality formation
  5. e most frequently occurring value in data set (measure of central tendency)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  2. independent variable manipulated by experimenter; dependent changes based on independent
  3. a testable prediction, helps shape/groove a theory
  4. german physiologist who founded psychology as a formal science
  5. structuralism, aimed to discover structures of the mind through introspection

5 True/False questions

  1. Pysche & Logos (Grk origin words)Curiosity, skepticism, and humility


  2. Correlationthe 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!


  3. The Scientific Attitude (3 parts)Curiosity, skepticism, and humility


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


  5. Humanistic Psychologythe scientific study of behavior and mental processes