Psych Questions Chapter 1

Psych Questions Chapter 1 - 1. Define psychology and...

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1. Define psychology and indicate what kinds of behaviours it studies 2. How do the goals of basic research and applied research differ? 3. How do the Robbers Cave experiment and the jigsaw classroom program  illustrate the relation between basic and applied research? 4. What are the four goals of psychology? How are these goals linked to  each other? 5. How were the four goals of scientific psychology illustrated in the Robbers  Cave study? 6. At what three levels of analysis were possible causes for Charles  Whitman’s violent outburst explored? 7. What are perspectives on behaviours? Cite four ways in which they can  influence psychological science. 8. Contrast the positions of dualism and monism as they apply to the ‘mind- body’ problem. 9. What three classes of causal factors does the biological perspective focus  on? 10.What was the importance of Galvani’s discovery for a) the mind-body 
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