Psych 2301: A Case Study Of Psychology

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PSYCH 2301 - 1. Currently, women earn ____ of new psychology doctorate degrees in the United States. a. 50% b. 65% c. 75% d. 90% 2. Which figure best approximates the percentage of American psychologists who belong to racial minority groups? a. 5% b. 15% c. 25% d. 35% 3. Today, women earn about _____% of the new PhDs in psychology. Minority group members are awarded approximately _____% of the new PhDs in psychology. a) 50; 15 b) 75; 15 c) 75; 25 d) 50; 25 4. How is the diversity of psychology limited, even today? a. There are very few psychologists of color. b. The majority of psychologists are male. c. Psychologists in the United States far outnumber those in all other countries combined. d. both A and B…show more content…
Concerning the representation of racial and ethnic minorities among American psychologists, which of the following statements is TRUE? a. The number of minority members entering the field is about the same as it was 10 years ago. b. The number of minority members entering the field is higher than it was 10 years ago. c. The increase in the number of degrees awarded to minority members has outpaced the growth of the minority population. d. Both B and C are true. 6. Which of the following individuals is LEAST likely to be a psychologist? a. Dionne, who holds a PhD degree. b. Everett, who has an MD degree. c. Fallon, who graduated with a PsyD degree d. It is impossible to tell. 7. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE regarding the difference between the PhD and the PsyD degrees? a. The PhD requires more years of study than does the PsyD. b. The Ph.D. is more focused on original research than is the PsyD. c. Fewer people earn the PhD than earn the PsyD. d. Both A and B and true. 8. Kiran is a psychology major. Immediately following graduation, she will most likely: a. join the workforce b. feel that her job is unrelated to her psychology background c. continue to graduate school d. become
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