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Mathematical psychology: Quiz


Question 1: The failure of Wundt's method of ________ led to the rise of different schools of thought.
CognitionIntrospectionArtificial intelligenceBehaviorism

Question 2: In the United Kingdom, under the influence of the anthropometric developments led by ________, interest focussed on individual differences between humans on psychological variables, in line with the work of Bessel.
Francis GaltonCharles DarwinRonald FisherKarl Pearson

Question 3: Mathematical psychology is therefore closely related to ________.
PsychometricsPsychological testingIndustrial and organizational psychologyEducational psychology

Question 4: Examples of the latter constitute so called cognitive architectures (e.g., production rule systems, ________) as well connectionist systems or neural networks.
Cognitive scienceCognitive psychologySoar (cognitive architecture)ACT-R

Question 5: Donders envisioned the employment of his ________ to scientifically infer the elements of complex cognitive activity by measurement of simple reaction time[1]
Solar timeMental chronometryChrononWeek

Question 6: Mathematical psychology is an approach to psychological research that is based on ________ of perceptual, cognitive and motor processes, and on the establishment of law-like rules that relate quantifiable stimulus characteristics with quantifiable behavior.
Social sciencesMathematical modelMathematicsDifferential equation

Question 7: The first psychological laboratory was established in Germany by ________, who amply used Donders' ideas.
Wilhelm WundtRelationship between religion and sciencePseudoscienceEpistemology

Question 8: Catell soon adopted the methods of Galton and helped laying the foundation of ________.
PsychologyPsychometricsIndustrial and organizational psychologyEducational psychology

Question 9: Researchers in ________ in the 1800s were mapping distances between stars by denoting the exact time of a star's passing of a cross-hair on a telescope.
Theoretical astronomySunAstronomyAstrophysics

Question 10: Formal theories were mostly absent (except for vision and ________).
SingingRock musicMusical theatreAudition


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