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Question number: 23

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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With respect to astrology, palmistry, and phrenology, it can be said that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

all are general psychology’s.

b.

they rarely appear to “work” due to the fallacy of positive instances.

c.

all are pseudo-psychology’s.

d.

none is subject to the P T Barnum effect.

Question number: 24

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

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The extent to which the results of a research study can be generalized to other people, animals, or settings is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

reliability

b.

usability

c.

external validity

d.

internal validity

Question number: 25

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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From where did psychology emerge?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

world’s first psychology laboratory

AND

University of Leipzig

b.

early philosophical thought

c.

the natural sciences

AND

the work of Wilhelm Wundt

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 26

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Who is considered as the father of psychology?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Wundt

b.

James

c.

Freud

d.

Kohler

Question number: 27

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

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A psychologist watches the rapid eye movements of sleeping subjects and wakes them to find they report that they were dreaming. She concludes that dreams are linked to rapid eye movements. This conclusion is based on

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Choice (4) Response

a.

direct observation.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

deduction from direct observation.

d.

prior prediction.

Question number: 28

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

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Which of the following is an advantage of laboratory studies?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ecological validity

b.

control of extraneous variables

c.

lack of participant bias

d.

observation in a naturalistic setting

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