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  1. Which of the following concepts follows most directly from Thorndike's " Law of Exercise"?
    Functional autonomy
  2. Experimentally induced neurosis was a topic first studied by what well known figure in the history of psychology?
    Ivan Pavloc
  3. Russian physiologist/psychologist Ivan Pavlov was himself heavily influenced by the writing of what hisorical figure, regarding what phenomenon?
    Ivan Sechenoc, reflexes
  4. From the viewpoint of Alfred Binet himself, what was the predict school proformance of the orginal intelligence scales he and his colleagues constructed?
    None of the above
  5. What phenomena related to to classical conditioning was not somthing that Pavlov directly investigated or discovered?
    Conditioning of motor responses
  6. What was the first group intelligence test?
    The "Army Alpha" test
  7. What was the most notable achievement of French physician Jean Itard
    He attempted to teach Victor, the "Wild Boy of Averon", to use language
  8. Moe Howard was probably paid better for applying the label "moron" to people than was the originatorof that term, but who was the person who actually invented that term?
    A) Charles Spearman.
    B) James McKeen Cattel
    C) Alfred Binet
    D) none of the above
    D) None of the above
  9. Which of the following figures is best known for having collaborated with Alferd Binet, rather than for work he did independently of that?
    A) James McKeen Cattell
    B) Theodore Simon
    C) Lewis Terman
    D) Jean Piaget
    B) Theodore Simon
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  10. Which of the following figures important in the history of phychological testing would have been most reluctant to report intelligence test scores using any form of I.Q.?
    A) Henry Goddard
    B) William Stern
    C) Lewis Terman
    D) Alferd Binet
    D) Alferd Binet
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  11. The "ratio I.Q." was computed as I.Q=(M.A/C.A)*100, was first used to express intelligence test scores in what test?
    A) Francis Galton's work measuring sensorimontor performance
    B) Goddard's translation of Binet's test into English.
    C) The "stanford-Binet" test
    D) Spearman's analysis of dimensions underlying intelligence
    C) The "stanford-Binet" test
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  12. "Morgan's Canon" supported which of the following conclusions?
    A) Ants show the same complex feelings which characterize human emotions.
    B) Scientific research can eventually find solutions to all fundamental human problems.
    C) Univertsity level education is physically dangerous to young women.
    D) None of the above
    D) None of the above
  13. The same author wrote three of the following four books; which one was the exception?
    A) principles of psychology
    B) Portrait of a lady
    C) Pragmatism
    D) varieties of religious experience
    B) portrait of a lady
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  14. Afunctionalist psychologist would have agreed with which of the following statements?
    A) psychologists should avoid casual speculations about conscious through-- onlu careful examination of perceputal experience will produce understanding of human problems.
    B) Psychologist should look at a variety of populations of people, including the mentally ill, infants and thoes who are affected by mental retardation.
    C) phychology should confine itself to well-controlled laboratory research if it is ever to reach valid conclusions.
    D) all of the above
    B) psychologist should look at a variety of populations of people inculuding the mentally ill, infants and thoes who are affected by mental retardation.
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  15. Functionalism in psychology arose in part because of which of the following factors?
    A) general acceptance of Darwin's theory of evolution among scientists.
    B) growing feelings that introspectionism failed to address " real world" problems
    C) Failure of introspectionist reasearchers to reproduce results reported from previous investigations.
    D) all of the above
    D) all of the above
  16. Francis Galton was a versatile scholar and inventor, but he didnt have anything to do with which of the following phenomena?
    A) he founded what may have been the first american psychology laboratory
    B) he devised statisitical procedures which could be used to describe the similarity between parents and their children
    C) he published a book about fingerprints and wrote extensively about the origins of human intelligence
    D) he was one of the pioneers in using photographic apparatus to study family resemblance.
    A) he founded what may have been the first american psychology laboratory
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  17. Which of the following psychologist would you imagine to have been least intrested in exploring implications of Darwin's theory of evolution for psychology?
    A) Wilhelm Wundt
    B) Francis Galton
    C) Harvey Carr
    D) William James
    A) Wilhelm Wundt
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  18. Jhon Dewey publised a famous article that appeared in the imprtant journal, psychological review, in 1896. What was the main thing that aricle discussed?
    A) The reflex of consciousness
    B) Apperception
    C) Stream of consciousness
    D) The phenomenon known as " regression to the mean".
    A) the reflex of consciousness
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  19. there is some debate about who founded the first american psychology research laboratory, but the first psychology teaching lab facility was founded where, by whom?
    A) Jhon hopkins; G.Stanley Hall
    B) Harvard; Williams James
    C) cornell; E.B. Tichener
    D) None of the above
    B) Harvard; Williams James
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  20. What did William James mean by the "psychologist' Fallacy"?
    A) you shouldnt credit animals with sophisticated cognitive skills if their actions can be explained by simple associative learning
    B) although careful laboratory analyisi of perception may identify structural elements they may not exist in more natural perception
    C) you are confusing objective, external stimuli with the mental strucures or processes they produce
    D) none of the above
    B) although careful laboratory analyisi of perception may identify structural elements they may not exist in more natural perception
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