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Question number: 1

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Dr. Dan believes that every child is born a “blank slate. ” Children’s early environments shape their personalities, though the children may be continually affected by their environments as they grow. Everything comes down to a simple principle in Dr. Dan’s mind: If our behaviors are followed by satisfying consequences, we will repeat them, and if the consequences are unsatisfying, we won’t repeat them, this is a kind of ________ therapist.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

cognitive

b.

psychodynamic

c.

humanistic

d.

behavioral

Question number: 2

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Introductory psychology students study research methods in order to

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a.

be able to critically evaluate psychological findings

b.

be able to use their own experiences as scientific proofs

c.

be able to manipulate statistics to their advantage

d.

find proof for their existing beliefs so they can argue against those who disagree

Question number: 3

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The structuralist school of psychology viewed consciousness as

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divided into three separate layers

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a collective unit passed down genetically

c.

a set of discrete sensations

d.

a flow of ideas without clear boundaries

Question number: 4

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where she got her information and what evidence her sources had for their conclusion. She also wonders if there might not be another reason that people with blue rooms have higher grades–for example, maybe smart people prefer the color yellow. What skill is Juli using? Dan tells her roommate Juli that she recently read that people who paint their rooms yellow get better grades. Juli knows that painting their room will be a lot of work. Therefore, she asks Dan

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Choice (4) Response
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Critical thinking

b.

Applied research

c.

Behaviorism

d.

Functionalism

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