sir francis galton contributed to the development of the

personality test

abraham maslow and carl rogers are associated with

humanistic pyschology

Psychologists who use psychological principles to solve immediate problems are practicing

applied science

participants in an experiment who are exposed to the independent variable make up what group?

experimental

the most commonly used measure of central tendency is the

mean

when neither the participants nor the experimenter knows which group of participants is the experimental one is known as a

double blind study

in _____ studies psychologists study the same group of participants at regular intervals over a period of years

longitudinal

the variable that experimenters manipulate is called the ______ variable

independent

a measure of the degree of relatedness between two variables is

correlation

the cardinal rule of naturalistic observation is to

avoid disturbing the participants

when researchers unwittingly bring bout the situation they expected to find, they have created a _______

self-fulfilling prophecy

which of the following uses rectangles to show frequency distribution

frequency polygon

on a normal curve, the center of the range of scores is represented by the

mean

the total group from which a sample is drawn

population

arranging data so you know how often a score occurs

frequency distribution

graph that demonstrates the direction of the relationship between two variables

scatterplot

provides an equal chance of being represented in a study

random sample

the relationship between two sets of variables or data

correlation

representative of various subgroups of the population

stratified sample

a statistic that describes the direction and strength of the relationship between two sets of variables or data

correlation coefficient

a symmetrical belll shaped curve

normal curve

the listing and summarizing of data in a practical way

descriptive statistics

method of collecting data through interviews and questioniars

survey

a measure of variability that describes the average distance of every score from the mean of scores

a group of participants to whom and independent variable is applied

The vast majority of psychologists study

everyday behaviors and feelings

The pursuit of knowledge for its own sake is called

basic science

a complex explanation based on findings from many studies is a

theory

the concept of “unconscious determinants of behavior” is associated with

sigmund fraud

a hypothesis is

-educated guess

-scientifically tested

-part of the scientific method

-scientifically tested

-part of the scientific method

the first modern pyshcologist was

wilhelm wundt