PSYC 107- practice test one

PSYC 107- practice test one - PSYC 107: Introduction to...

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Practice Test: Chapters 1–4 1. The self-reflective observation of one's own sensations and feelings is called: A) functionalism. B) introspection. C) cognition. D) naturalistic observation. 2. The goals of psychology are to _____. A) explore the conscious and unconscious functions of the human mind B) understand, compare, and analyze human behavior C) improve psychological well-being in all individuals from birth until death D) describe, explain, predict, and control behavior 3. Professor Delano suggests that because people are especially attracted to those who are good-looking, handsome men will be more successful than averagelooking men in securing employment. The professor's prediction regarding employment success exemplifies: A) theory B) the placebo effect. C) a hypothesis. D) negative correlation. 4. The case study is a research method in which: A) a single individual is studied in great depth. B) a representative sample of people are questioned regarding their opinions or behaviors. C) organisms are carefully observed in a laboratory environment. D) an investigator manipulates one or more variables that might affect behavior. 5. If the correlation between the physical weight and reading ability of elementary school students is +.85, this would indicate that: A) the relationship between weight and reading ability among elementary school students is not statistically significant. B) Reading ability increases physical weight in elementary school children. C) Greater physical weight increases reading ability among elementary school students. D) body weight has no causal influence on the reading abilities of elementary school children. 6. In which type of research would an investigator manipulate one factor in order to observe its effect on some behavior or mental process? A) the survey B) the case study C) experimentation D) naturalistic observation 7. Dr. Wolski does research on the potential relationship between neurotransmitter deficiencies and mood states. Which psychological specialty does Dr. Wolski's research best represent? A) phrenology
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