Practice for Exam 1

Practice for Exam 1 - 1 To examine consciousness one must...

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1) To examine consciousness, one must perform a careful, systematic observation of one’s conscious experience. a. Wundt b. James c. Titchener d. Hall e. Watson 2) Psychology should be a science, with its primary focus on consciousness. a. James b. Wundt c. Watson d. Hall e. Titchener 3) Established an American research laboratory, an American psychology journal and the American Psychological Association. a. Wundt b. Watson c. Hall d. James e. Titchener 4) To be scientific, Psychology must investigate verifiable phenomenon through objective observation. a. Titchener b. Watson c. Wundt
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d. Hall e. James 5) Unconscious determinants of behavior are the basis for explaining personality, motivation and mental disorders. a. Humanism b. Behaviorism c. Psychoanalysis 6) Once an organism, or individual, experiences a positive outcome following a behavior they performed, they will be more likely to repeat the behavior. a. Humanism b. Behaviorism c. Psychoanalysis 7) Functionalists relied heavily on the method of instrospection to understand the nature and function of conscious processes. a. True b. False 8) A strict behaviorist would view nature as more important than nurture in determining an individual’s observavle responses to a given stimulus. a. True b. False 9) Empiricism means scientists draw conclusions based on reasoning and logical inference. a. True b. False
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10) If you believe that increasing levels of anxiety are associated with drug abuse, you have just formulated a(n): a. theory b. epiphenomenon c. hypothesis d. correlation 11) A researcher wants to see if a protein-enriched diet will enhance the maze-running performance of rats. One group of rats is fed the high-protein diet for the duration of the study; the other group continues to receive ordinary rat chow. In this experiment, the rats’ maze-running performance is the: a. independent variable
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Dr.sharon during the Fall '11 term at Mercer.

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Practice for Exam 1 - 1 To examine consciousness one must...

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