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Unformatted text preview: 1. (TCO 1) A scientist watching jackals feed on seals measures the frequency of feeding, competitive behavior, and duration of feeding. He is gathering _____. (Points : 2) anecdotal data empirical evidence scientific evidence critical evidence 2. (TCO 1) A student placed in a gifted program based on their IQ score would be an example of which goal of psychology? (Points : 2) describing behavior explaining behavior predicting behavior changing behavior 3. (TCO 1) A person who believes that genetics, chemical imbalances in the brain, and hormonal imbalances are responsible for explaining behavior takes the side of _________________. (Points : 2) nature nurture both nature and nurture cognitive influences 4. (TCO 1) Structuralism made an important contribution to the science of psychology because it ________________. (Points : 2) established a model for the scientific study of mental processes. showed how separate thoughts combined to form an idea. explained why individuals experience stimuli differently. highlighted why different scientific methods are needed to study children and animals versus studying adult humans. 5. (TCO 1) Pavlov's concept of ______________ explained behavior as a result of observable stimuli and observable responses. (Points : 2) introspection conditioning functionalism shaping 6. (TCO 1) Which of the following is an important reason why many of Freud's followers moved away from his school of thought? (Points : 2) He put too much emphasis on sex and aggression as motives for behavior. He believed too strongly that the mind influences the body in such diseases as cancer and Alzheimer's Disease. He put too much emphasis on social relationships and social motives in explaining behavior. He believed too strongly that defense mechanisms such as projection and transference were a factor in behavior. 7. (TCO 1) A state of self-fulfillment all individuals naturally strive to develop and move toward, according to Abraham Maslow, is called _____.Abraham Maslow, is called _____....
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSYC 110 taught by Professor Mason during the Fall '11 term at DeVry Gurnee.
- Fall '11