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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Median
  2. Sigmund Freud
  3. Survey
  4. Behaviorism
  5. The Scientific Attitude (3 parts)
  1. a Watson, Skinner, Pavlov; the view that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior without reference to mental processes
  2. b Curiosity, skepticism, and humility
  3. c middle value in a rank-ordered data set (measure of central tendency)
  4. d random sample of self-reported attitudes, opinions, and behaviors
    weakness - answers depend on the way question is worded and respondents are chosen
    strength - can look at many cases for generalizing
  5. e psychoanalysis; id ego superego; austrian physician whose work focused on the unconscious causes of behavior and personality formation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the 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!
  2. average (measure of central tendency)
  3. an integrated perspective that incorporates biological, psychological, and social-cultural levels of analysis
  4. experimental - group affected by experiment test; control - group that is not affected by changed variables
  5. Range = highest minus lowest (values in data set) (measure of variability)

5 True/False questions

  1. Humanistic Psychologythe scientific study of behavior and mental processes


  2. Wilhelm Wundtfunctionalism; studied how humans use perception to function in our environment. Harvard. looked at stream of consciousness


  3. Random SampleRange = highest minus lowest (values in data set) (measure of variability)


  4. Basic vs. Applied ResearchBasic - conducted in lab
    Applied - outside the lab, real world problems


  5. Case studyexamining one individual in depth to extrapolate to all
    weakness - atypical individuals -> wrong conclusions
    strength - suggest directions for further study


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