Final.rtf - CHAPTER 02 Research Methodology MULTIPLE CHOICE CHAPTER 01 The Science of Psychology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Which of the following is the best

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CHAPTER 02: Research Methodology MULTIPLE CHOICE CHAPTER 01: The Science of Psychology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following is the best definition of psychological science ? A. the study of the brain and its func- tion B. the study of the mind, the brain, and thought processes C. the study of the mind, the brain, and behavior D. the study of the mind, the psyche, and behavior ANS: C DIF: Easy REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 2. Psychological science is the study of: A. the mind. C. behavior. B. the brain. D. all of the above. ANS: D DIF: Easy REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering 3. Trying to understand the relationship between the actions of neurons and a thought is an example of the connection between: A. the brain and the mind. C. genes and the mind. B. nature and nur- ture. D. the brain and emotion. ANS: A DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Applying 4. Based on your textbook’s definition of psychology , which statement best re- flects the relationship between the mind and the brain? A. The brain is the same thing as the mind.
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B. The brain influences the mind. C. The brain is unrelated to the mind. D. The brain reflects the mind. ANS: B DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Applying 5. Barry and Candace are disagreeing. Barry states that psychology is the study of the mind. Candace believes that psychology is the science of behavior. Given your knowledge of psychology, how would you resolve this argument? A. Barry is correct. Psychology only studies the mind. B. Candace is correct. Psychology only studies behavior. C. Both are correct. Psychology studies both the mind and behavior. D. Both are incorrect. Psychology only studies emotions. ANS: C DIF: Difficult REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Understanding 6. Allanah is a psychology major. Which of the following best describes what Al- lanah will learn about? A. the structure and function of the brain B. mental disorders and their treat- ments C. feelings and other subjective states D. the mind, the brain, and behavior ANS: D DIF: Easy REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Understanding 7. For much of its history, psychologists focused mostly on: A. the brain. C. behaviors. B. disorders. D. the mind. ANS: C DIF: Moderate REF: 1.1 What Is Psychological Science? OBJ: 1.1A NAT: APA Goal 1, Knowledge Base in Psychology MSC: Remembering
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8. Which of the following is an example of a psychologist who is studying the mind? A. Dr. Chu, who studies how weather influences children’s actions on the playground B. Dr. Well, who studies neural activity during sleep cycles of elderly adults C. Dr. Mann, who studies the accuracy of traumatic memories over time D. Dr. East, who studies the facial ex- pressions of relationship partners during a fight ANS: C DIF:
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