Psychology of Personalities- Test 1 Study Guide
3 points each
1. Term used to describe his theory of child development during the first 21 months of life, in
which an infant's pleasure centers are in the mouth.
A. Oral stage
B. Phallic stage
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Sue asked three of her friends after class if they thought the test they just
finished taking was as easy as she thought it was. They all agreed that it was. She was
surprised to find out the next day that although she and her friends had indeed don
How does conducting a double-blind study attempt to remedy the
experimenter expectancy effect?
The experimenter does not know but the participant does know what
condition the participant is assigned to
The experimenter and the participant both
Mr. Jones, a sixth grade science teacher, has tried to predict his students'
end-of-the-year grades by looking at their end-of-the-year grades from the previous year.
Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any systematic relationship between these
Which of the following is one of the primary benefits of the case study
method of conducting research?
They can be helpful in providing existence proofs.
They have a very high level of external validity.
They are the only type of research t
With its concern on the adaptive functions provided by the various
psychological characteristics, evolutionary psychology is most like what early psychological
school of thought?
Professor Clark gives her students an assignment to develop hypotheses
on global warming. To be consistent with a scientific method, students should develop their
hypotheses based on
their own existing beliefs about the issue.
Imagine that a researcher conducts a study in which the participants are
either strongly for or strongly against allowing openly gay soldiers to serve in the military. The
researcher presents participants with a policy that is supposedly endorsed by
The lasting contribution of the psychological school of thought known as
its concern with understanding the adaptive purposes of consciousness.
the importance it placed on systematic observation in studying consciousness.
Biologists refer to _ as the extent to which a trait increases the
chances that organisms that possess this trait will survive and reproduce at a higher rate than
competitors who lack it.
A researcher published an article proposing a theory that body language
is central to human communication. He keeps in mind that his theory may or may not be
supported by the evidence, and may be proven wrong. The researcher's perspective illustrates
A major problem with commonsense proverbs is that they often coexist
with their complete opposite. This violates which principle of critical thinking?
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence