Rebecca is a cultural psychologist. She would be most interested in studying the effects of
parental discipline techniques on the social development of young children.
parental discipline techniques on the thought patterns of young children.
parental discipline techniques on the short-term memory of young children.
parental discipline techniques on young children in the U.S. as compared to those in Southern Europe.
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Applied Experimental Basic psychologists conduct laboratory studies of learning, motivation, emotion, sensation and perception, and cognition.
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A psychologist who attempts to understand why individuals are less likely to respond to an emergency while present in a large crowd versus when there are only a few people present would most likely be a ___________________.
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Goldman is a psychotherapist who follows the psychodynamic perspective. When treating a patient for a fear of spiders, Dr. Goldman
first assists the patient in identifying unconscious roots of the fear.
establishes a regimen for slowly desensitizing the patient to the sight of spiders.
first discusses the patient's emotional reaction to spiders.
checks the patient's heart rate after exposure to a visual image of spiders.
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Non-scientific approaches to psychological problems that promise easy answers and quick solutions are referred to as__________________
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the study of human behavior.
the discipline concerned with an organism's mental state and external environment.
the study of psychobabble.
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All of the following are principles of critical thinking EXCEPT:
being willing to wonder.
examining the evidence.
analyzing assumptions and biases.
understanding that all opinions are created equally.
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Heidi is a student of psychology at the University of Arizona. She is currently involved in a research project to test the effects of sexual dominance on motherhood. Heidi is most likely applying which psychological approach?
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All of the following would be considered psychological practitioners EXCEPT:
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A method of psychotherapy and theory of personality based upon the unconscious mind that originated with the beliefs of Sigmund Freud in the early twentieth century is known as Psychoanalysis Functionalism Structuralism.
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Evolutionary psychologists are interested in the ________________________ of behavior.
adaptation and function
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________________was an early twentieth century neurologist who argued that the unconscious part of the mind contains passions, guilty secrets, and conflicts that makes themselves known in dreams
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A psychological approach that emphasizes mental processes in perception, memory, language, problem solving, and other areas of behavior is learning perspective social-cultural perspective cognitive perspective.
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