History, Approaches & Research Methods-Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 16 - 21 of 37

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Question number: 16

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Collection of observable evidence, precise definition, and replication of results all form the basis for

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Choice (5) Response

a.

defining a scientific problem.

b.

the scientific method.

c.

scientific observation.

d.

variables decided.

e.

hypothesis generation.

Question number: 17

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Which of the following represents the largest field of specialization in psychology?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clinical psychology

b.

counseling psychology

c.

educational psychology

d.

experimental psychology

e.

industrial psychology

Question number: 18

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Why is psychology considered a science?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

It classifies mental disorders.

b.

It focuses on internal mental processes.

c.

It focuses on behavior.

d.

It focuses on observation, drawing conclusions, and prediction.

e.

It focuses on human attitude and perception.

Question number: 19

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The ________ perspective of psychology is primarily concerned with the study of subjective mental experience.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive

b.

existential

c.

structuralism

d.

humanistic

e.

phenomenological

Question number: 20

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The first task in psychology is to carefully observe and objectively describe:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Symptoms of abnormality

b.

Act

c.

Behaviour

d.

Animals

e.

Social Institution

Question number: 21

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The four main goals of psychological research are:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Description, prediction, assessment and manipulation

b.

Description, explanation, control and validity

c.

Description, experimentation, prediction and control

d.

Description, explanation, assessment and manipulation

e.

None of the above

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