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Psychology is ___. common-sense reasoning the scientific study of mental processes and behavior the investigation of diverse people the study of the human mind Empirical evidence is information that psychologists gather by ___. making inferences gathering qualitative and quantitative data through direct observation interviewing experts in the field conducting controlled laboratory experiments Question 3 Psychology's history as a science began_________. in Austria, when Sigmund Freud published his studies on psychoanalysis in 1895. in America, when William James published the book, Principles of Psychology in 1890. in Germany, when Wilhelm Wundt set up the first psychological laboratory in 1879. in Russia, when Ivan Pavlov published his research on conditioning in 1906. Question 4 1. Psychologists who study human thinking and information processing abilities are referred to as _________. clinical psychologists educational psychologists cognitive psychologists developmental psychologists Question 5 1. In life-span developmental theories, adolescents struggle with conflicts involving

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