Ex1f09VerBKey.pdf - Exam1B F09 Psy101C/F Psychology 101C/F McDermott Autumn 2009 Exam 1 Version B KEY Fill in the bubbles for your name student and test

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Exam1B, F09, Psy101C/F of 6 1 Psychology 101C/F, McDermott Autumn 2009, Exam 1: Version B KEY Fill in the bubbles for your name, student # and test version on your scantron form. Choose the best answer. Mark you answer on this exam, then transfer your answers to your scantron form. Save your exam as a record of your answers. Show this exam to the proctor when you hand in your scantron form. 1. Tina is a troubled teenager. A psychodynamic psychologist would be most interested in the impact of: a. the family undercurrents of jealousy and competition on her development as a child. b. positive and negative messages she gets from her current social group about body image. c. media messages (e.g., advertising, movies) on her feelings of self-worth. d. reproductive/sex hormones on her behavior, thoughts and feelings. 2. Jean Piaget studied how children think, reason, and solve problems. Piaget’s theoretical perspective was: a. biological. b. humanistic. c. sociocultural. d. cognitive. 3.A study has high external validitywhen the: a. results can be generalized to other people, settings and conditions. b. conclusions are widely accepted by the scientific community. c. operational definitions are valid. d. potentially confounding variables have been controlled. 4.Which method controls for experimenter bias? 5.For an operational definition of a variable to have strong construct validityit must: 6.To find out how the class of 2013 feels about various aspects of their on-campus housing assignment, the University distributes opinion surveys to all freshmen living on campus. What kind of research is the University conducting?
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Exam1B, F09, Psy101C/F of 6 2 7.Dr. Buch believes that manipulating the rewards and punishers in the individual’s environment will lead to a change in the individual’s observed behavior. She would most likely be a: a. behavioral psychologist. b. cognitive psychologist. c. humanistic psychologist. d. social psychologist.
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