Psychology PSY105 flash
Psychology PSY105 flash
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Psychology PY105 Qhapter 1 Flashcards 1 What early philosopher believed that the mind is a blank slate before environmental experiences write their story John Locke 2 Dualism is the belief that The mind and body are two separate entities 3 Which view of psychology emphasized the study of mental processes alone Structuralism 4 Which philosopher most clearly rejected the idea that the mind is separable from the body Aristotle 5 Professor Schroeder argues that children have an innate concept of justice that enables them to make distinctions between fair and unfair rules This argument is most consistent with the views of Socrates 6 The early school of psychology that employed the method of introspection was known as Structuralism 7 Compared with the structuralists early behaviorists were much less likely to focus on the study of Thinking 8 A unified understanding of the explanations provided by the neuroscience cognitive socialcultural and other perspectives in psychology is most clearly provided by A biopsychosocial approach 9 Professor Boyd suggests that children in every culture can distinguish between costs and benefits because humans have an inborn understanding of economics The professor39s suggestion is most consistent with the views of Plato 10 Who emphasized that mental processes could exist independently of physical states Decartes 11 Edward Titchener used the research method known as lntrospection 12 Which school of psychology was most clearly concerned with the adaptive value of complex mental processes Functionalism 13 The growth potential of healthy people was emphasized by Structuralism 14 Which perspective is most relevant to understanding the linkages between hormone levels and sexual motivation Neuroscience 15 After the horror of 911 many people said the CIA and FBI should obviously have foreseen the likelihood of this form of terrorism This perception most clearly illustrates The hindsight bias 16 When Leanne heard about experimental evidence that orange juice consumption triggers hyperactivity in children she questioned whether the tested children had been randomly assigned to experimental conditions Leanne39s reaction best illustrates Critical thinking 17 Stacey suggests that because children are more impulsive than adults they will have more difficulty controlling their anger Stacey39s prediction regarding anger management exemplifies A hypothesis 18 Mr Brown has gathered evidence that the selfesteem of students is negatively correlated with their typical levels of anxiety Before he uses this evidence to conclude that self esteem reduces anxiety Mr Brown should first be reminded that correlation does not prove causation 19 In an experimental study of the extent to which mental alertness is inhibited by sleep deprivation alertness would be the dependent variable 20 In drugtreatment studies doubleblind procedures minimize outcome differences between experimental and control conditions that could be attributed to placebo effects 21 In order to assess whether sense of humor is affected by sexual stimulation researchers exposed married couples to either sexually stimulating or to sexually nonstimulating movie scenes prior to watching a comedy skit In this research the independent variable consisted of level of sexual stimulation
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