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PSY 100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY MID TERM Grade Details  1.  Question :  Which of these is the most accurate definition of the discipline of psychology?    Student Answer:      Comments:  2.  Question :  The goals of psychology are to _____.    Student Answer:   explore the conscious and  unconscious functions of the  human mind  understand, compare, and analyze  human behavior  improve psychological well-being in  all individuals from birth until death  describe, explain, predict, and  control behavior     Comments:  3.  Question :  John B. Watson believed that psychology should involve the study of _________.    Student Answer:   behavior 
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thoughts on social interactions  the brain  consciousness     Comments:  4.  Question :  Which perspective focuses on free will and self-actualization?    Student Answer:   psychoanalysis  humanism  cognitive perspective  behaviorism     Comments:  5.  Question :  Freud stressed the importance of _________________.    Student Answer:   early childhood experiences  adolescence  early adulthood  middle adulthood     Comments:  6.  Question :  These mental health professionals have no medical training, but do have a doctorate.    Student Answer:   psychiatrists  psychologists  licensed counseling professionals  psychiatric social workers 
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   Comments:  7.  Question :  In preparation for his master’s thesis, Tan spends some time in the local mall observing the behavior of shoppers. His notes reveal a tendency for people to smile when  someone, even a stranger, smiles at them. Later in the semester, he designs a questionnaire that asks questions of participants concerning their typical reactions when  someone smiles. He wonders if the face of a person who smiles has any influence on returned smiles, so he designs a study to answer this question. Which of the following lists  in order, from first to last, the research methods has Tan used?    Student Answer:   experiment, case study, survey  case study, survey, experiment  correlation, case study, experiment  naturalistic observation, survey,  experiment     Comments:  8.  Question :  A researcher is investigating the effects of exercise on weight. What are the independent and dependent variables in this experiment?    Student Answer:   The dependent variable is weight;  the independent variable is  exercise.  The independent variable is  calories consumed; the dependent  variable is diet.  The independent variable is weight;  the dependent variable is calories  consumed.  The dependent variable is amount  of exercise; the independent  variable is calories consumed.     Comments:  9.  Question : 
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2010 for the course PSY PSY 100 taught by Professor Laurahoffman during the Spring '10 term at Strayer.

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