The focus of the ______ approach was to help people realize their full potential
According to Sigmund Freud, the unconscious part of our mind largely influences our conscious
thoughts, feelings, and actions in our daily lives. This idea formed the basis for which theory?
Wundt favored a view that saw the “mind” as being made up of basic elements. Therefore, he saw the
mind as being able to be broken down into basic elements. What would this view be called more
The normal distribution features data you have collected in a bell-shaped frequency distribution.
What is another name for this phenomenon?
Recall that Professor Joordens talked a lot about the history of psychology. Which country did he say
psychology was founded in and largely developed?
Wundt was a german – first psych lab
Psychology is the scientific study of _______ and _______.
Mind and behaviour
Psychoanalysis was a hot topic in the 1910s-1920s and behaviorism was the next great movement
from 1930s-1950s. Which theoretical viewpoint dominated next, often called the third wave of
What is the textbook's definition of validity?
Measurement and property – conceptually related
Freud’s approach to studying psychology was through psychoanalysis? What did this actually consist
Bringing unconscious material into conscious world
What is needed to calculate a correlation? Of all those need to compute a correlation
From reading Chapter 1, it should have become clear that psychology was founded with deeply
entrenched roots in the study of _____.
Evolutionary psychology attempts to link the mind and behavior to ______?
In lecture, Professor Joordens commented that what the early biologists like Darwin were doing were
looking for species and then categorizing them. Trying to figure out where species fit in the overall
picture. This didn't go far enough, however, in understanding why species were grouped together.
What area of psychology did he relate this to?
A psychological field that largely studied perception and visual processes in Germany was _______.
The SIMPLEST measure of variability for a set of data is called what?
The ______ refers to our private inner experience, while _______ refers to the observable actions of
humans and nonhuman animals.
Mind and behaviour
Professor Joordens talked about why theories like creationism and Freud's psychoanalytical theory
are not well perceived by scientists. What did Professor Joordens explain was the main critical reason
Lack of falsifiability
James’ disagreement with Wundt’s approach coincided with the introduction which new approach to
studying the mind?
During the discussion of cultural psychology, the textbook mentions that a(n) _______ view holds that
culture makes little or no difference for psychological phenomena, while the ________ view holds
that culture is an important cont