PSY 211 Week 1 Knowledge Check

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PSY 211 Week 1 Knowledge
Check

Instructions

Complete the Week 1 Knowledge Check

 

Week 1 Knowledge Check

The material presented
below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know in the
content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge and
skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to help
you master the material.

Personalized Study Guide Results 

Score
10 / 10






Concepts


Mastery


Questions





ORIGIN AND
HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY


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3
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4




MAJOR
PERSPECTIVES IN PSYCHOLOGY


100%


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5
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6
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7




DESCRIPTIVE
RESEARCH


100%


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9
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10




Concept: ORIGIN AND HISTORY
OF PSYCHOLOGY




Mastery


100%


Questions


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3
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4




Materials on the concept


  • 1.2. The Origins and History of Psychology

  • 1.1. The Science of Psychology





1.

Parker is majoring in behavioral
biology which examines the impact of our physiology on what we do. His friend
thinks that behavioral biology is just copying psychology. Which correct
statement could Parker use to answer his friend's assumption?

·        
A.

Psychology has roots in biology.

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B.

Only in the last few years has
the field of biology started to examine behavior.

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C.

There is no link between behavior
and biology.

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D.

The study of biology and
psychology have never shared issues of study





2.

The study of psychology is
influenced by the study of biology. For example, naturalist Charles Darwin
heavily influenced which classic school of thought in psychology?

·        
A.

Functionalism

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B.

Structuralism

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C.

Psychoanalytic

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D.

Behavioral





3.

Which of the following is the
best reason that psychology should be seen as a science?

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A.

It focuses on important human
questions.

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B.

It studies observable phenomena.

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C.

It uses the mind to study itself.

·        
D.

t uses the scientific method.





4.

Sam was comparing different
sciences and noticed something unique about psychology when compared to the
natural sciences. Which of the following might he have noticed?

·        
A.

Psychologists implement the
scientific method much more frequently than most other fields.

·        
B.

Psychologists focus on studying
human health and its preservation.

·        
C.

Psychologists often use the
subject of investigations to perform the investigation itself.

·        
D.

Psychologist struggle with
limitations of prediction while trying to understand behaviors.



Concept: MAJOR PERSPECTIVES
IN PSYCHOLOGY




Mastery


100%


Questions


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5
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6
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7




Materials on the concept


  • 1.2. The Origins and History of Psychology

  • 2.2. Descriptive Research





5.

Danelle loves peanut butter and
jelly sandwiches. A functionalist would focus on which aspect of Danelle's
appreciation?

·        
A.

The components of his experience.

·        
B.

The reasons he might like the
sandwich.

·        
C.

The unconscious motivations.

·        
D.

The serotonin ingredients found in
the sandwich.





6.

Van is raving about how much he
loves peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. A psychoanalytic psychologist would
focus on which aspect of Van's appreciation?

·        
A.

The components of his experience.

·        
B.

The reasons he might like the
sandwich.

·        
C.

The unconscious motivations.

·        
D.

The serotonin ingredients found
in the sandwich.





7.

Theo thought that the reason that
many dogs spin before they sit down is to be sure they aren't sitting on
anything harmful. He suggests this increases their chance of survival. Theo's
assumption forms the basis of what contemporary perspective of psychology?

·        
A.

Psychoanalytic

·        
B.

Evolutionary

·        
C.

Positive psychology

·        
D.

Humanism



Concept: DESCRIPTIVE
RESEARCH




Mastery


100%


Questions


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9
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Materials on the concept


  • 2.2. Descriptive Research





8.

Jane Goodall's studies of
chimpanzees in the wild best fit in the descriptive research category of
______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment





9.

In one study, a girl who had been
severely neglected was tested for her language ability. The best description of
this method is ______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment





10.

Francine completed a
questionnaire asking about her texting experiences. This method is called
______.

·        
A.

naturalistic observation

·        
B.

survey

·        
C.

case study

·        
D.

experiment



 
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