History, Approaches & Research Methods (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 11 - 15 of 218

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Question number: 11

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

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The psychological perspective that favors the study of how the mind organizes perceptions, processes information, and interprets experiences is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive

b.

phenomenological

c.

functionalism

d.

humanistic

e.

existential

Question number: 12

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which approach focuses the idea that psychology is not based on scientific fact or human shortcomings but instead should deal with human experience?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Structuralism

b.

Functionalism

c.

Cognitive psychology

d.

Behaviorism

e.

Humanism

Question number: 13

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

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An experiment is performed to test the effects of sleep deprivation on rote memory. In this experiment, the dependent variable is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

correlation between hours of sleep and fatigue.

b.

number of hours subjects go without sleep.

c.

scores based on understanding.

d.

rote memory scores.

e.

number of subjects deprived of sleep in the experimental group.

Question number: 14

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following psychologists wrote the book “The Principles of Psychology”?

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a.

John Watson

b.

William James

c.

Wilhelm Wundt

d.

Sigmund Freud

e.

Max Wertheimer

Question number: 15

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

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In a weight-reduction experiment, an overweight individual was given what the researcher called a new type of diet pill that would help curb the desire to eat. In fact, the pill really contained powdered milk, but ever since the individual started taking the diet pill, he has reported that his desire to eat has decreased. This illustrates the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

natural experiment.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

curvilinear relationship.

d.

effect of extraneous variables.

e.

placebo effect.

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