Approaches

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Quiz on Approaches, created by dami2000 on 03/17/2016.

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Question 1

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What is 1 weakness of the social approach?
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  • It has real-life relevance
  • Studying behaviour can be unethical
  • Experiments in this approach lack control
  • It has too many applications that aren't useful to society.

Question 2

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What is 1 overview of the social approach?
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  • Human behaviour is influenced by others
  • Being social is very healthy
  • Being social is influenced by your childhood
  • Being social is influenced by your genes.

Question 3

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What 1 of these core studies are related to the psychodynamic perspective?
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  • Baron-Cohen et al. (autism)
  • Loftus and Palmer (eyewitness testimony)
  • Sperry (split brain)
  • Freud (Little Hans)

Question 4

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Why can some studies under the individual differences approach be said to be unethical?
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  • They have the tendency to label people as being different
  • Freud's study only had 1 participant
  • Participants are rarely debriefed
  • Participants usually get injured

Question 5

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What is the most common experimental setting used for studies under the cognitive area?
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  • Quasi experiment
  • Field experiment
  • Lab experiment
  • Natural observation

Question 6

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Which 1 of these studies are related to the behaviourist perspective?
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  • Milgram (obedience)
  • Sperry (split brain)
  • Bandura, Ross and Ross (aggression)
  • Baron-Cohen et al. (autism)

Question 7

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Which 1 of these describes the biological approach?
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  • It explains behavior by focusing on the function of the brain and nervous system
  • Biology is key to evolution
  • The biological approach contains studies that are not ethical
  • The biological approach is not as useful as the social approach

Question 8

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Why is ethics a problem for studies located under the social area?
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  • People are very sensitive to social issues
  • It is difficult to study social behaviour without negatively affecting the participants
  • Most of the participants are too young
  • There is ethnocentrism in these studies

Question 9

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What is determinism in psychology?
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  • Our behaviour is controlled by our genes
  • Behaviour can be broken down into constituent parts
  • When we are determined to do something
  • Behaviour is due to others

Question 10

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Which 1 of the following describes the main overview of the developmental approach?
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  • Human behaviour is influenced by genes
  • Most people develop slowly
  • Human development is an interaction between nature and nurture
  • Human behaviour can be studied effectively through the use of apparatus
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