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GS 110 Introduction to Psychology
Name: .
Email address: .
*True or False (Write either True or False in the blank)
1. Psychology is the scientific study of the behavior and thinking organisms. (True)
2. Psychology thus overlaps with philosophy and religion as well as with other sciences such as physiology,
anthropology and sociology. ( True )
3. Psychologists are interested in the differences among various animal species and in the ways that human beings
differ from both animals and machines. ( False )
4. Wilhelm Wundt is considered as the founding father of Western psychotherapy. ( False )
5. Sigmund Freud was the creator of experimental psychology ( False )
*Match 6 ways of Knowing by Ray and Rivizza
Fill-in the parenthesis ( ) with the right answer from the right (example, b, d, etc...).
6. Tenacity ( d ) a. These can be of great benefit as long as the original assumptions
are correct.
7. Authority ( e ) b. It is also valuable, as is certainly superior to sheer tenacity in that our own
experience is used as a basis for drawing conclusions.
8. A priori beliefs ( a ) c. Psychological research has been greatly influenced by this approach to
knowing, and while a theory can’t be “proven” in the absolute sense,
experimental and other kinds of research can provide evidence for or against
certain conclusions.
9. Reason & logic ( b ) d. Accepting something as true because it has always been that way.
10. Common sense ( f ) e. Taking someone’s (or something’s) word on the matter.
11. The scientific method ( c ) f. The presuppositions we all begin with.
*True or False (Write either True or False in the blank)
12. The experiment was central to Freud’s work and is still commonly used in abnormal psychology and counseling
research. ( False )
13. The predominant research method in contemporary psychology is the experiment. ( True )
14. Experiment design involves manipulating the level of the dependent variable (the suspected cause) and holding
as many other factors as possible constant. ( False )
15. Bias or distortion can be introduced into research by the way the scientist chooses the subjects or groups.
( True )
16. The placebo effect is the beneficial effect in a patient following a particular treatment that arises from the
patient's expectations concerning the treatment rather than from the treatment itself. ( True )
*Match 4 possible ways of relating psychology and theology.
Fill-in the parenthesis ( ) with the right answer from the right (example, b, d, etc...).

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17. The Christianity against psychology position ( d ) a. Psychology is thought to have the answers while Christianity is
viewed as either unimportant or detrimental to healthy living.
18. Psychology against Christianity position ( a ) b. Here the person is seen fundamentally as a unity. People can be
explained from several perspectives at one time-humans are
fundamentally a unity.
19. The Christianity & psychology viewpoint ( c ) c. It affirms the 2 disciplines as separate but equal ways of finding
truth.
20. Psychology integrates Christian view ( b ) d. Accusing psychology of being at best a competitor of Christianity
and at worst a new age conspiracy of Satan.
*Fill in the black with the right answer concerning God’s revelation.
21. Special revelation is ( supernatural ) revelation to an individual or a group. This sort
of revelation includes Bible, Jesus Christ, dreams, visions, experience and prophecy.
22. General revelation is ( natural ), and available to everyone. Some truths about God can
be revealed through reason, conscience, the natural world, or moral sense.
*The two cerebral hemispheres are incompletely separated into left and right portions and has distinct functions.
Please check the ones that apply to the functions of left hemisphere only.
23. Right hand control ( left )
24. Left hand control ( )
25. Production of art ( )
26. Creativity ( )
27. Speech ( left )
28. Writing ( left )
29. Abstract mathematics ( left )
*True or False (Write either True or False in the blank)
30. The magnitude of stimulus strength when a stimulus is strong enough to be detected 100 percent of the time is
called the absolute threshold. ( False )
31. The eye contains two visual systems. Each system has its own distinctively shaped receptor cells located at the
back of the retina. These light-sensitive cells are called rods and cones. ( True )
32. Sensation apart from perception occurs all the time, but subliminal influences are sensation with perception.
( False )
33. Emotions involve the affective or feeling part of experience; we feel emotional. Yet feelings are closely related
to thinking since thinking certain thoughts can produce positive or negative emotions. ( True )
34. Americans are thinking-oriented compared to other culture. ( False )
35. The Bible emphasizes knowledge over feeling ( True )
36. A global study of 55 cultures found that women tend to be more emotional, agreeable, extroverted, and
conscientious than men. ( True )

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1 GS 110 Introduction to Psychology Name: Email address: . . *True or False (Write either True or False in the blank) 1. Psychology is the scientific study of the behavior and thinking organisms. (True) 2. Psychology thus overlaps with philosophy and religion as well as with other sciences such as physiology, anthropology and sociology. ( True ) 3. Psychologists are interested in the differences among various animal species and in the ways that human beings differ from both animals and machines. ( False ) 4. Wilhelm Wundt is considered as the founding father of Western psychotherapy. ( 5. Sigmund Freud was the creator of experimental psychology ( False False ) ) *Match 6 ways of Knowing by Ray and Rivizza Fill-in the parenthesis ( ) with the right answer from the right (example, b, d, etc...). 6. Tenacity ( d are correct. ) 7. Authority ( e ) a. These can be of great benefit a ...
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