Introduction to Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 234 - 240 of 270

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Question number: 234

» Introduction to Psychology » Schools of Psychology

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Behaviorism helped make psychology a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fad.

b.

hoax.

c.

science.

d.

specialty.

Question number: 235

» Introduction to Psychology » Psychology and Its Relation to Other Sciences

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The person who studies the effects of “marijuana”, or any drug, on behavior might be a ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Pharmacologist

b.

Psychologists or Pharmacologist

c.

Only pharmacologists

d.

Psychologists

Question number: 236

» Introduction to Psychology » Process of Psychological Inferences

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The goals of psychology are to

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a.

describe, predict, understand, and control behavior.

b.

explain the functioning of the human mind.

c.

develop effective methods of psychotherapy.

d.

compare, analyze, and control human behavior.

Question number: 237

» Introduction to Psychology » Scope and Branches of Psychology

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Which area in psychology would be most likely to study the phenomenon of “peer influence”?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

comparative

b.

physiological

c.

social

d.

school

Question number: 238

» Introduction to Psychology » Scope and Branches of Psychology

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The largest area of specialization among psychologists is

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a.

clinical and counseling.

b.

experimental, physiological, and comparative.

c.

industrial and organizational.

d.

social and personality

Question number: 239

» Introduction to Psychology » Scope and Branches of Psychology

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________ focus their work on the attempt to explain all behavior in terms of internal physical mechanisms.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Biopsychologists

b.

Humanists

c.

Psychoanalysts

d.

Behaviorists

Question number: 240

» Introduction to Psychology » Schools of Psychology

» Research Aptitude » Scientific Research

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Which of the following does not represent an empirical statement? (December)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The temperature today is higher than it was a year ago today.

b.

Government experts agree that a future downturn in the economy is likely.

c.

Grandmothers know best.

d.

IQ is defined as mental age, divided by age in years, times 100.

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