Psych Test 1 Review 1. What is the most objective method known for acquiring knowledge? - Scientific method 2. What is a theory and how does it work? - A theory is a general principle or set of principles proposed to explain how a number of separate facts are related. it is created in an interactive way in which a researcher observes some phenomenon and "theorizes" or develops a hunch as to what might have led to it. 3. How do hypotheses and predictions work? 4. How do peer review journals work? 5. What is a naturalistic observation? 6. Why is animal research so important? 7. What is a therapeutic environment when someone is accepted and not judged no matter what? 8. What is a defense mechanism called when we justify inappropriate behavior using logic and reason? 9. What theorist wrote about archetypes, the personal unconscious, and the collective unconscious? 10. What is the central theme of the Fruedian theory? 11. What kind of psychology focuses on optimism in the face of adversity?
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