AP Psych unit 1 Study guide

psychologists approach the study go thoughts and actions with careful observation and rigorous analysis
the greek philosopher who believed intelligence was inherited

field engaged in solving applied problems
to say “psychology is a science” means that

way of asking and answering questions
In defining psychology the text notes that psychology is most accurately described as

scientific study of behavior and mental processes
today psychology is defined as

which seventeenth century philosopher believed that the same ideas were innate

the philosophical views of John Locke are to those of Rene descartes as ______ is to _________

Francis Bacon ideas led most directly to the scholarly view known as

the seventeenth century philosopher who believed that the mind is blank at birth and that most knowledge comes through sensory experience

Psychology is defined as the scientific study of behavior and mental processes Wilhem Wundt would have omitted which of the following words from the definition

a. scientific study
b. behavior
c. mental processes
d. wundt would have agreed

the first psychology laboratory was established by ____ in the year _______

Wilhelm wundt
who would most likely agree with the statement “psychology is the study of mental life”

a.wilhelm wundt
b. john watson
c. ivan pavlov
d. virtually any american psychologist

any action we can observe and record
In psychology behavior is best defined as

self examination and mental processes
Joan believes that psychologists should go back to using interception as a tool . This technique is based on

Edward titchner
Who introduced the early school of structuralism

anything we can infer from a persons actions
the Physiological views of William James are to those of Edward Titchner as _____ is to ______

philosophy and biology
Two historical roots of psychology are the disciplines of

William James
Who wrote the early textbook the “Principles of Psychology”

which psychological perspective emphasizes the interaction of the brain and body in behavior

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