Exam 1 Study Guide

Exam 1 Study Guide - Exam 1 Study Guide What is Psychology?...

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Exam 1 Study Guide What is Psychology? 1) What are the basic principles of structuralism? 2) What are the basic principles of functionalism? 3) What are the basic principles of psychoanalysis? 4) How does the biological perspective explain thoughts, feelings, and behavior? 5) How does the learning perspective approach explain understanding behavior? 6) What does the cognitive perspective in psychology emphasize? 7) What does the sociocultural perspective in psychology focus on? 8) How does the psychodynamic perspective explain thoughts and behavior? 9) How do psychotherapists, psychoanalysts, and psychiatrists differ from one another in their training, background, and approach to treatment? Scientific Methods 1) What are the defining elements of descriptive research? 2) What do positive and negative correlations look like, and what do they signify? 3) Why does a correlation not establish a causal relationship between two variables? 4) What is the difference between an independent variable and a dependent variable?
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSYCH 01:830:101 taught by Professor Jknight during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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