PSY 101 – HW # 1 (chapter 1 & 6)Please choose the best answer and fill it in on the scantron. You will hand this in on the day of the exam in class. If you cannot come to the exam, students are expected to email their numbered answers to [email protected]by the time class begins and then bring in the filled in scantron to the following class without any changes of answers.If it is not emailed by the time class starts, no credit will be given. All answers can be found in the textbook and class notes. These questions are not exhaustive in preparing students for the exam but they will be very helpful. Students can be questioned on anything in the textbook and class notes for the exam (60 questions).1.Psychology is defined as the:A)study of mental processes.B)scientific study of behavior and mental processes.C)study of mental disorders and their treatment.D)science of behavior.2.Which of these individuals is LEAST likely to be a psychologist?3.Which of the following is NOT one of the goals of psychology?4.With respect to the goals of psychology; prediction is to projecting outcomes as _____ is to _____.5.The title of the American jazz classic, "Body and Soul" echoes a view known as dualism, a view associated MOST prominently with the philosopher:A)Plato.B)Descartes.C)Aristotle.D)Fechner.6.Noreen asserts that our behavior often reflects unconscious motives and conflicts. This viewpoint is MOST consistent with the _____ perspective in psychology.7.Dr. Petrovic's goal is to help his clients channel their motivation for positive growth and to realize their potential. He is MOST likely a _____ therapist.Page 1
8.Owen is asked if he can identify a suspect in a lineup. He thinks his fear at the time of the crime may have impaired his memory for the perpetrator. This hypothesis would MOST likely be tested by a _____ psychologist.
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