PSY 200 section 1:3 review questions

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PSY 200 section 1:3 review questions
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  1. According to the eclectic approach, in choosing the best technique to use in therapy, you should consider:
    A.  the specific unconscious urges that are driving behavior
    B.  the preferences of the client and the particular problem under investigation
    C.  the availability of relevant monitoring equipment
    D.  the training and biases of the therapist/researcher
    B.  Clinical psychologists who adopt an eclectic approach often consider the preferences of the client, as well as the type of problem presented in deciding the most appropriate therapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Over the past several decades, psychologists have returned to the study of internal mental phenomena such as consciousness.  This shift away from strict behaviorism has been labeled the __________ revolution
    cognitive
  3. An important factor that helped fuel this revolution was the development of the ______, which became a model of sorts for the human mind
    computer
  4. Developments in _____ are also playing an important role in shaping modern psychology and in creating effective treatments for psychological problems.
    biology
  5. TRUE or FALSE:  Evolutionary psychologists believe that we're born with certain mental mechanisms, acquired through natural selection in our ancestral past, that help us solve specific adaptive problems such as learning language, finding a mate, and acting socially in groups.
    TRUE
  6. Increasingly, psychologists are appealing to cultural factors to help explain human behavior.  which of the following statements about culture and psychology are FALSE? 

    A.  Cultural influences were largely ignored by psychologists for many years.
    B.  cultural influences social processes but not basic psychological processes such as memory or reasoning.
    C.  a few notable psychologists, such as Lev Vygotsky, studied cultural influences many decades ago.
    D.  By "culture", psychologists mean the shared values, customs, and beliefs of a group or community
    B.  Our cultural background can influence how we think, reason, and remember
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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