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Unformatted text preview: Review Questions Psychology: An introduction What process do scientists use to answer questions about behavior and mental processes? What are the goals of psychology? Exploring Psychologys Roots What roles did Wundt and Titchener play in the founding of psychology? Why is functionalism important in the history of psychology? In what ways have women and minorities shaped the field of psychology, both in the past and today? Schools of Thought in Psychology How do behaviorists explain behavior and mental processes? What do psychoanalytic psychologists believe about the role of the unconscious? According to Maslow and Rogers, what motivates human Review Questions Descriptive Research Methods How do psychological researchers use naturalistic and laboratory observation? What are the advantages and disadvantages of the case study? How do researchers ensure that survey results are useful? The Experimental Method Why do researchers use experiments to test hypotheses about cause-effect relationships? How do independent and dependent variables differ? Why are experimental and control groups necessary? What kinds of factors introduce bias into experimental studies? What are the limitations of the experimental method? Review Questions The Correlational Method What is a correlation coefficient, and what does it mean? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the correlational method? Participants in Psychological Research In what ways can participants bias research results? What ethical rules must researchers follow when humans are involved in studies? Why are animals used in research? Thinking about Theories and Research How do psychologists compare theories? How can critical thinking be used to interpret media reports of Review Questions Current Trends in Psychology What is the main idea behind evolutionary psychology?...
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