Psychology 2003 Practice test 1

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Practice Test 1 Psychology 2003 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Structuralism is the historical school of psychology that asserted that the purpose of psychology is to a. study behavior b. discover the smaller elements that comprise consciousness c. explore the unconscious d. examine the purposes of conscious processes ____ 2. Which of the following theorists would tend to emphasize explanations in terms of freedom and potential for personal growth? a. Carl Rogers b. Sigmund Freud c. B.F. Skinner d. all of the above ____ 3. Recent research trends in psychology involve two areas largely ignored by early behaviorists. These two areas are a. observable and measurable responses b. cognition (thinking) and evolutionary processes c. classical and operant conditioning d. the effect of environmental events and the behavior of lower animals ____ 4. The assertion that "psychology is empirical" means that psychology is based on a. introspection b. logic c. observation d. mathematics ____ 5. Introspection was most likely to be used by which of the following types of psychologists? a. humanist b. behaviorist c. structuralist d. functionalist ____ 6. That psychology should study only what can be objectively observed is the focus of which of the following "schools" of psychology? a. humanism b. behaviorism c. structuralism d. functionalism ____ 7. Which of the following would be least likely to be studied by a cognitive psychologist? a. how we remember things b. the development of language c. shaping behavior by reinforcement d. how people reason to solve problems ____ 8. Nature is to nurture as heredity is to a. environment b. instincts c. genetics d. maturation
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____ 9. Which of the following is a major assumption of science? a.
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