Topic 1 Chapter 1 Quiz

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1. Which of these is not a definition of psychology.

  • 'the scientific approach to a matter of behaviour, mental processes and experience.'
  • 'the science of mental life, both of its phenomena and of their conditions.'
  • 'the science of mind, behaviour and experience.'
  • 'the scientific study of behaviour and mental processes.'
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2. 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.

3. A Health psychologist...

  • treats psychological disorders.
  • works in hospitals and community health centres focusing on the cause of health and illness.
  • aims to change the beliefs of those in the environment which surrounds them.
  • works with those who are terminally ill building towards more positive attitudes.

4. Psychology is concerned with...

  • reflecting on differing behaviours of human beings.
  • encouraging people to reflect on their own behaviour in order to change it.
  • understanding the experience and behaviour of humans and what makes them tick.
  • understanding the mindset of humans and why they behave in certain ways.

5. What is the final main objective of psychology? Describe, explain, where appropriate to control and...

  • to predict
  • to research
  • to prove
  • to experiment

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