Chapter 1: The Science of Psychology
Chapter Exam



1.  

Psychology is the study of behavior and



2.  

The processes involved in learning, memory, sensation, perception, and cognition are investigated by which type of psychologists?



3.  

The scientific method is



4.  

Which of the following is NOT one of the enduring issues in psychology?



5.  

An hypothesis is



6.  

The basic units of experience and their combinations were the foundation of



7.  

Functionalists emphasize that



8.  

Consciousness as a continuous flow is an important concept to



9.  

According to Freud, which of the following has the most control over our behavior?



10.  

What research method was used by Freud?



11.  

Freud believed that adult problems usually



12.  

Which describes the Behaviorist school of thought?



13.  

Gestalt theory emphasizes



14.  

Which of the following was a prominent woman early in the history of psychology



15.  

What do you call research that records behavior in its actual setting without controlling anything?



16.  

In an experiment to test the effects of stress on performance, the independent variable is



17.  

The amount of association between two or more variables is



18.  

In an experiment, which group does not receive the treatment and is used for comparison?



19.  

Subjects in Milgram's studies were TOLD they were taking part in studies on



20.  

Which of the following is specifically trained to assess and treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders?

Note: answer choices in this exercise are randomized.

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