Purdue PSY 12000 - Nairne_Psychology_6e_TB_Chapter01 (70 pages)

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Psy 12000 - Elementary Psychology
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Chapter 1 Introduction to Psychology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 Psychology is defined as a the scientific investigation of thought processes b the understanding of abnormal behavior c the scientific study of behavior and mind d the study of mental illness and inner feelings ANS C PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 2 The word psychology comes from the Greek psyche which translates as a human b mind c soul d behavior ANS C PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and DIF factual REF Defining and 3 Pavlov was a a famous Greek philosopher b a trained psychologist c not famed in psychology d not a trained psychologist ANS D PTS 1 Describing Psychology 4 Before the field of psychology became an independent science the study of the mind was conducted mainly by a philosophers and physiologists b psychiatrists and philosophers c physiologists and psychiatrists d scientists and physicians ANS A PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 5 Psychology and philosophy may deal with similar issues but psychology a emphasizes the use of the scientific method b developed before philosophy c studies only behavior not the mind d studies abnormal behavior rather than normal behavior ANS A PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF factual REF Defining and 6 Psychologists separate behavior from mind in defining psychology because a only behavior can be studied scientifically b only behavior can be directly measured by an objective observer c only the mind can be studied scientifically d modern psychology focuses on the study of behavior rather than the study of mental events ANS B PTS 1 Describing Psychology DIF conceptual REF Defining and 7 Psychologists use the term behavior to refer a only to obvious actions such as moving about or talking b only to physiological processes such as the activity of the brain cells c to anything that can be observed and measured in a systematic way d to anything people or animals do or experience ANS C PTS 1 Describing



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