Defining Psychology Quiz
Question Number 1
Psychology has its roots in the Greek terms psyche, indicating life or self, and logos, indicating reasoning and logic.
Question Number 2
All of these are part of a scientific study except for:
Question Number 3
An empiricist view emphasizes
A. Nature in the form of genetics and heredity
B. Nurture in the form of environment and experiences.
Question Number 4
__ stressed the idea that who we are and what we know is strongly influenced by adaptation to the environment, a view still popular in psychology.
Question Number 5
______ broke away from the classic psychoanalytic theory and instead emphasized a more abstract 'collective unconscious' as the primary source of motivation and personality
A. Alfred Adler
B. Carl Jung
C. Erik Erikson
D. Karen Horney
Question Number 6
Who coined the term Classical Conditioning
A. E.L Throndike
B. Ivan Pavlov
C. J.B. Watson
D. B.F. Skinner
Question Number 7
Psychodynamic theorists and practitioners place much more emphasis on conscious process than on the unconscious, instinctual process Freud proposed.
Question Number 8
Humanistic psychology argues that too much emphasis had been placed on the 'animal' side of human nature. Who was not one of the founders of this principle?
B. Carl Rogers
C. Abraham Maslow
Question Number 9
___ focuses on the extent to which behaviour can be traced directly to physiological processes in the brain.
A. Behavioral medicine
B. NeuroBehavioural Psychology
D. Information-processing theory
Question Number 10
Being 'eclectic' is important in psychology because...
A. It allows us to find the correlation between certain relationships
B. It explains why people do certain behaviours
C. It helps us collaborate certain psychological theories and put them in perspective.