A 4th grade teacher says to one of his students, “The next time you get away from your desk, I am going to take away 5 minutes from your recess time.” This example bestillustrates the ____ goal of psychology.
A biological perspective of a mental disorder may suggest that:
mental disorders can often be traced to brain dysfunction
A cognitive psychologist may study the way we memorize a telephone number by:
investigating how we process and store the number in memory
A young inexperienced teacher from the rural Midwest is hired to teach in an inner-city public school. In her class, there are a number of cultures and races represented. She is confused by the differences between students in regard to achievement and behavior. Which of the following approaches would most likely provide insights into differences among her students?
According to the psychoanalytic perspective, when is the most critical time of life in the development of personality traits?
Albert Bandura believed that our behaviors could be influenced by:
observations, imitation, and thought processes in addition to the environment