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Intro to Psych II Study Guide ch. 1 & 2 - Questions

by: Emily Banks

Intro to Psych II Study Guide ch. 1 & 2 - Questions 1005

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This home-made Study Guide is split up by chapter and has 30 questions for each chapter.
Intro to Psychology 2
Mr. Skyler Leonard
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Date Created: 09/11/16
Study Guide Ch. 1 & 2 Chapter 1 - Questions 1. Define Psychology: 2. Name the 6 levels of analysis: 3. Give an example for each of the 6 levels of analysis: 4. Name a few things that make psychology difficult: 5. Define Naiive Realism: 6. What makes psychology a HARD science? 7. Define Scientific Theory: 8. Define Hypothesis: 9. What are the 2 theory misconceptions? What are the reality to them? 10. What is confirmation bias? 11. What is belief perseverance? 12. What are metaphysical claims? Give an example. 13. What did Gould say about Science and Religion? 14. True or False? Good scientists are always aware that they might be wrong. 15. What is Pseudoscience? 16. Name the 8 warning signs of pseudoscience: 17. Why are we drawn to pseudoscience? 18. Define Apophenia or patternicity: 19. Define Pareidolia and give an example: 20. Explain 3 logical fallacies: • Emotional reasoning fallacy: • Bandwagon fallacy: • The “not me” fallacy: 21. Why is scientific skepticism important? 22. Identify and explain the 6 Principles of Scientific Thinking: 23. What is a variable? 24. Who was Wilhelm Wundt and what did he do? 25. What are the 5 great theoretical frameworks? (hint: all but one end in –ism): 26. What are the 8 types of Psychologists and what do they do? 27. What are 2 great debates in psychology? 28. Define Basic research and give an example: 29. Define Applied research: 30. Give at least 3 examples of applied research in the real world: Chapter 2 – Questions 1. What is a Prefrontal Lobotomy? 2. What are the 2 Modes of Thinking and describe them: 3. What are self-reported measures, surveys, or questionnaires used for? 4. What does Random Selection do? 5. Define Generalizability: 6. What do questionnaires or measures have to have to trust the results? 7. What is the difference between the 2 needs from question 6? 8. What are the pros and cons of self-reported measures? 9. What are Correlational designs? 10. Explain the 3 types of correlations: 11. Define Illusory Correlation: 12. What is the only way to determine causation? 13. Define operational definition: 14. What are confounds: 15. What is the Placebo effect: 16. What is an experimenter expectancy effect? 17. What is a double-blind design? 18. What are demand characteristics? 19. Why do we have rules around ethical issues in research? 20. Today, what do researchers have to go through to ensure that their experiments are conducted ethically? 21. Explain statistics vs. descriptive statistics: 22. Define central tendency: 23. What is the mean, median, and mode of the following data: 3, 7, 10,8, 31, 10, 2 24. Define Variability (dispersion): 25. Define Range: 26. Define Standard deviation: 27. What do Inferential statistics allow us to do: 28. What is Statistical significance? 29. What is Practical significance? 30. How do people lie with statistics?


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