PSychology exam 1 - Exam 1 1. Who was Hermann von...

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Exam 1 1. Who was Hermann von Helmholtz? (E) He was the first to measure the conduction velocity of a nerve 2. Initially, psychology focused on the study of _______, but from the 1920s-1960s, psychologists emphasized the study of ______. (D) Conscious mental life; observable behavior 3. Who was the American who authored a textbook in 1890 for the emerging discipline of psychology? (D) James 4. Behaviorists dismissed the value of: (B) Introspection. 5. Which group of psychologists would stress individual uniqueness, freedom, a need for unconditional positive regard an potential for growth towards self-actualization as a person? (E) Humanists/phenomenological 6. Which of the following individuals is most closely associated with psychophysics? (C) Gustav Fechner 7. Any measurable conditions, events, characteristics, or behaviors that are controlled or observed in an experimental study are called: (A) Variables 8. A theory is (C) A system of interrelated ideas used to explain a set of observations 9. By definition, a sample
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