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Test Bank For Psychology 10th Edition By Wade Tavris

ISBN-10: 0205711464, ISBN-13: 978-0205711468

Chapter 1 – Quick Quiz 1

1. Psychology can be defined as the discipline concerned with:
a. the understanding and treatment of mental disorders.
b. the mind, what it is, and how it works.
c. behavior and mental processes and how they are affected by an organism’s physical state, mental state,
and external environment.
d. the understanding of people and relationships.

2. An important characteristic of critical thinkers is:
a. the belief that all opinions are created equal.
b. the willingness to engage in vigorous debate about the validity of an idea.
c. the understanding that judgment of opinions and ideas is inappropriate.
d. the acceptance of intuition as a valid source of ideas.

3. Unlike modern psychologists, great thinkers of the past:
a. relied on observations based on anecdote and description of individual cases.
b. wanted to describe, predict, understand, and modify behavior.
c. relied heavily on empirical evidence.
d. wanted to know what motivated people’s actions.

4. _______________ established the first psychological laboratory in 1879.
a. Joseph Gall c. William James
b. John Locke d. Wilhelm Wundt

5. _______________ emphasized the purpose of behavior as opposed to its analysis and description.
a. Structuralism c. Humanism
b. Functionalism d. Behaviorism

6. _______________ founded the field of psychoanalysis.
a. Sigmund Freud c. Wilhelm Wundt
b. William James d. E. B. Titchener

7. Which modern perspective focuses on how people reason, remember, understand language, and solve
a. the learning perspective c. the sociocultural perspective
b. the cognitive perspective d. the psychodynamic perspective

8. An important movement in psychology that emerged in the 1960s and rejected psychoanalysis and
behaviorism was:
a. the evolutionary perspective. c. humanism.
b. the feminist movement. d. Gestalt psychology.

9. _______________ is the aspect of psychology least recognized and understood by the public.
a. Consulting c. Teaching
b. Research d. Therapy

10. In almost all states, a _______________ is required to obtain a license to practice clinical psychology.
a. doctorate c. medical degree
b. master’s degree d. certificate from a psychoanalytic institute
Chapter 1 – Quick Quiz 1
Answer Key


1. c Rationale: Psychology is the discipline concerned with all aspects of animal and human behavior and mental processes. (Page 4, Factual)

2. b Rationale: Critical thinkers must be willing to debate ideas and to judge opinions. They must be aware of the importance of relying on empirical evidence rather than intuition. (Pages 6-7, Factual)

3. a Rationale: Great thinkers of the past tended to rely on anecdotes and
descriptions of individual cases rather than empirical evidence, but they were
similar to modern psychologists in wanting to describe, predict, understand, and
modify behavior and wanting to know what motivated behavior. (Page 15,

4. d Rationale: Wilhelm Wundt is referred to as the father of modern, scientific psychology because he established the first psychological laboratory in Leipzig in 1879. (Page 15, Factual)

5. b Rationale: Functionalism emphasized the purpose of behavior, whereas
structuralism examined the basic elements of the mind. (Page 17, Conceptual)

6. a Rationale: Sigmund Freud was the founder of the field of psychoanalysis.
(Page 18, Factual)

7. b Rationale: The cognitive perspective focuses on understanding the processes the mind uses to know and understand the world. (Page 19, Factual)
% correct 67 a=7 b= 67 c= 7 d= 20 r = .21

8. c Rationale: Humanism emerged in the 1960s in reaction to the pessimism of psychoanalysis and the mechanistic views of behaviorism. (Pages 20-21 Factual )

9. b Rationale: Research is the professional activity of psychologists that is least understood by the public according to Ludy Benjamin. (Page 24, Factual)

10. a Rationale: Most U.S. states require a doctoral degree to be licensed as a psychologist. (Page 25, Factual)

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