Exam 2 H&S ch. 9-10

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For Watson, such subject matter As mind, consciousness and images was
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Meaningless for a science of psychology
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The early 20-century zeitgeist in science was marked by
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Positivism
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The most important antecedent of Watson’s behaviorism was
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Animal psychology
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The case of clever hans served to
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Illustrate the important of objective experimental study of animal behavior with proper control conditions
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Thorndike law of effect is similar to
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Pavlov’s law of reinforcement
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Thorndike approach was similar to That of structuralism in his focus on
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Mechanism
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Thorndikes trial and accidental success learning is more commonly known as
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Trial and error
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What led Pavlov to shift from a study of theology to that of animal psychology
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Darwins theory
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Bekhterev
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Argued that though processes depended upon muscle responses of the speech
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Watson work has been involved with which of the following divisions of psychology
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animal, IO, developmental (all of the above)
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Behaviorism was officially establish in
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1913, with wasting psychology as the behaviorist views it
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Watson argued that consumer behavior was
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under the control of fundamental or conditioned emotional stimuli
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the most significant public impact of wasting varied undertakings was to
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transform childrearing practices
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watsons contribution to the method of objective testing was
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to argue that the subjects responses were under the stimulus control of the test items
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which of the following statements would watson endorse?
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emotions are equal to internal physiological changes
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for watson, the mentalistic term thinking could be
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redefined as the behavior of subvocal talking, measured by its behavior correlates (gestures), observed in measures of movements of the vocal apparatus (all of the above)
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watson proposed that society as a whole could be improved by
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replacing religion-based ethics with experimental ethics
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one criticism of watson was that his streak objectivity
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was hard to achieve
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in the long run, wasting behaviorism
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was absorbed into the mainstream of psychology thereby lost its distinctiveness and revolutionary spirit and initiative

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