History, Approaches & Research Methods-Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science (AP Psychology): Questions 17 - 22 of 37

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Question number: 17

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

defining a scientific problem.

b.

the scientific method.

c.

variables decided.

d.

hypothesis generation.

Question number: 18

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

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a.

industrial psychology

b.

clinical psychology

c.

educational psychology

d.

experimental psychology

Question number: 19

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Why is psychology considered a science?

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a.

It focuses on behavior.

b.

It focuses on internal mental processes.

c.

It classifies mental disorders.

d.

It focuses on observation, drawing conclusions, and prediction.

Question number: 20

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

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a.

structuralism

b.

phenomenological

c.

existential

d.

humanistic

Question number: 21

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

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a.

Social Institution

b.

Behaviour

c.

Act

d.

Symptoms of abnormality

Question number: 22

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The four main goals of psychological research are:

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a.

Description, prediction, assessment and manipulation

b.

Description, explanation, control and validity

c.

Description, experimentation, prediction and control

d.

Description, explanation, assessment and manipulation

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