1. What is the final main objective of psychology? Describe, explain, where appropriate to control and...
- to prove
- to predict
- to research
- to experiment
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2. Which of these is not a definition of psychology.
- 'the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes.'
- 'the science of mental life, both of its phenomena and of their conditions.'
- 'the scientific approach to a matter of behaviour, mental processes and experience.'
- 'the science of mind, behaviour and experience.'
3. Which of these does a clinical psychologist do?
- Work with children and young people in a range of settings.
- Focus on treatment of psychological disorders.
- Use principles and psychological theories to work with the justice system
- Provide advice and/or guidance on a range of work-related issues.
4. Why is it important to evaluate everything that you read in psychology?
- The research has often been disproved or challenged.
- You cannot trust all conclusions that psychologists draw.
- The research is not always applicable to every situation.
- Often what you read is bias and misleading.
5. A Health psychologist...
- aims to change the beliefs of those in the environment which surrounds them.
- treats psychological disorders.
- works in hospitals and community health centres focusing on the cause of health and illness.
- works with those who are terminally ill building towards more positive attitudes.