The definition of psychology focuses on both _________ and _________.
Behaviors; mental processes
Mental processes; functions
Mental processes; structures
To what goal of psychology is "level of analysis" most relevant?
Explaining what happens
Describing what happens
Predicting what will happens
Controlling what happens
If you want to _________ what will happen, you first must be able to _________ what will happen.
While watching a horror film, Betty suppressed her emotions but Hilda did not. You would expect Betty to eat _________ comfort food than Hilda and _________ non-comfort food.
More; the same amount of
The same amount of; more
Who founded the first laboratory that was devoted to experimental psychology?
A researcher tells you that her main goal is to understand mental experiences as the combination of basic components. It is most likely that she finds the historical roots of her research in
The humanist perspective.
The evolutionary perspective.
Two professors at universities in Boston and Mumbai are collaborating on a research project to determine how their students in the United States and India respond to the same reasoning problems. It's likely that they take a _________ perspective in their research.
The _________ perspective draws on the ways in which human mental abilities serve adaptive purposes.
What type of question would a cognitive psychologist be likely to ask?
Why do children sometimes have imaginary friends?
Why do some students get sick every time they have a major exam?
How can we design a keyboard for a computer that allows people to type more quickly?
How are bilingual individuals able to switch between their two languages?
Which type of psychologist is least likely to focus on genetic aspects of human psychology?
Individuals with advanced degrees in psychology are most likely to be working in
Hospitals and clinics.
Business and government.
In assessments of violence risk, _________ counts as a dynamic factor.
Stability of family upbringing
Age at first conviction