History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 72 - 75 of 219

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Question number: 72

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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“I believe Amanda’s anxiety and defensiveness are the result of an unrealistic self-image and an inability to take responsibility for her feelings. ” This statement would most likely have been made by a

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Freudian therapist.

b.

clinical psychologist.

c.

behavioristic theorist.

d.

psychodynamic theorist.

e.

humanistic psychologist.

Question number: 73

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Which of the following early schools of psychology studied how the conscious mind helps the individual to adapt to the environment?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalysis

b.

functionalism

c.

Gestalt psychology

d.

behaviorism

e.

structuralism

Question number: 74

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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A psychologist observes the confrontation between two rival neighborhood gangs from the window of an abandoned building. This method of collecting observations is best described as

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clinical case study.

b.

controlled experimentation.

c.

naturalistic observation.

d.

field observation.

e.

experimental regression.

Question number: 75

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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An experimenter is interested in determining if there are differences in happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism between people who have been given a self-help book to read versus those who have been given a sports article to read. What is the independent variable?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

life satisfaction

b.

reading material

c.

happiness

d.

optimism

e.

All of the above

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