AP psych chapter 1 part 2

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To study inner sensations, images, and feelings, Wilhelm Wundt used a research tool known as
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introspection
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Which perspective is most relevant to understanding the links between hormone levels and sexual motivation?
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Neuroscience
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Focusing on the extent to which behavior is influenced by motives outside our own awareness is most relevant to the ________ perspective.
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psychodynamic
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Dr. Stevens provides psychotherapy to people who suffer from excessive anxiety. Dr. Stevens is most likely a ________ psychologist.
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clinical
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Jamie and Lynn were sure that they had answered most of the multiple-choice questions correctly because “the questions required only common sense.” However, they each scored less than 60% on the exam. This best illustrates
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overconfidence
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Psychological theories do…
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a.organize scientific observations. b.explain observed facts. c.generate hypotheses D.DO ALL THESE THINGS
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Which research method runs the greatest risk of collecting evidence that may be unrepresentative of what is generally true?
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the case study
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Every twenty-fifth person who subscribed to a weekly news magazine was contacted by market researchers to complete a survey of opinions regarding the magazine’s contents. The researchers were applying the technique known as
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a random sampling
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Surveys are most likely to indicate that reckless behavior and self-control are
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negatively correlated
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A correlation of +0.70 between children’s physical height and their popularity among their peers indicates that
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a. higher levels of popularity among your peers is associated with greater physical height in children
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A tendency to notice and remember instances in which our premonitions of disaster are subsequently followed by harmful events is most likely to contribute to
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illusory correlations
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To test the potential effect of hunger on taste sensitivity, groups of research participants are deprived of food for differing lengths of time before they engage in a taste-sensitivity test. This research is an example of
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an experiment
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Researchers control factors that might influence a dependent variable by means of
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random assignment
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SQ3R is an acronym for an effective
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study methood

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