A History Of Psychology Ideas and Context 4th Edition by King – Test Bank
Developments After the Founding
1. A system provides each of the following EXCEPT
b. acceptable methodologies.
* c. prescriptions for the subject matter of the discipline.
d. unity across an entire discipline.
2. Which of the following transported the scientific dimensions of Wundt’s psychology to the United States?
a. Franz Brentano
b. Oswald Külpe
* c. Edward Bradford Titchener
d. Georg Elias Müller
3. The technical term employed by Titchener for his system of psychology was
c. radical empiricism.
* d. structuralism.
4. _________ continually drew parallels between the physical sciences (physics and chemistry) and psychology
* a. Edward Bradford Titchener
b. Franz Brentano
c. Oswald Külpe
d. Margaret Floy Washburn
5. The founder of American structuralism agreed with Wundt that psychology should study immediate
experience. He was
a. William James.
* b. Edward Bradford Titchener.
c. Franz Brentano.
d. Oswald Külpe.
6. The method Titchener used in most of his studies was called
* a. introspection.
b. Objective observation.
c. naturalistic observation.
7. Which of the following would be more likely to be investigated in Titchener’s laboratory?
* a. a mapping of taste sensations on the surface of the tongue
b. an extinction curve in a white rat
c. memory of 3 year olds versus memory of five year olds
d. activity level as a function of hours of deprivation
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8. When discussing comparative psychology, Titchener believed
a. only humans have minds.
* b. the range of mind appears to be as broad as the range of animal life.
c. only humans and higher primates have mind.
d. mind is only apparent in organisms with volitional movement.
9. Titchener believed that the first task of any science was to
a. study only observable behavior.
* b. investigate the basic elements of the subject matter.
c. consider the phenomenon of interest from an adaptive standpoint.
d. all of the above.
10. According to Titchener, a true element
a. is only a convenient definition of our level of analysis.
* b. must remain unchanged, however persistent our analysis or refined our method of study.
c. is anything that is our topic of study.
d. is a flexible unit of analysis.