Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology Final Exam

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Question 1 1. HPA Axis includes all of the following, except for the

Question 2 2. Consciousness is involved in all of the following except

Question 3 3. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the

Question 4 4. Which of the following are medical uses for depressants?

Question 5 5. Robert Plutchik theorized that the difference between fundamental and non-fundamental emotions is

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Question 6 6. Alfred Binet's test was originally designed to help the French government identify

Question 7 7. Joe recently lost his job. Jenny is his good friend, and offers to set him up with an interview at her work. After Joe happily agrees to the job opportunity, Jenny asks him if he would mind babysitting her daughter the following week. What persuasion strategy is Jenny using?

Question 8 8. The bystander effect suggests that when you see an accident or crime, you

Question 9 9. A memory that relies on hearing sounds is a(n)

Question 10 10. Light first passes through which eye structure?

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Question 11 11. Giving a lab rat food every third time it presses a lever is an example of a

Question 12 12. An example of observational learning might be

Question 13 13. The flaw in the frequency theory of hearing is that neurons

Question 14 14. What is our sense of hunger regulated by?

Question 15 15.


_ (Blank) refers to the pairing of natural stimulus-response situations, with a neutral stimulus in order to develop a new relationship. In _ (blank), which deals with reinforcement and the strengthening of behaviors, learners are aware and make voluntary responses based on consequences.

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Question 16 16. Short sound waves are characterized by

Question 17 17. A person who assumes the worst about a mild symptom is exhibiting

Question 18 18. Evaluating treatment effectiveness in clinical psychology differs from physical medicine by

Question 19 19. Which of the following states that once a neuron receives a signal, it has to fire it off.

Question 20 20. The thyroid gland is located in the

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Question 21 21. Which of the following involves coercive persuasion?

Question 22 22. Jacob is not always in school. When he does come to school, his clothes tend to be dirty or ragged. He also never has lunch money, and when he does bring lunch, he tells his friends that he only brought what he could find. What type of parenting style does Jacob's parents have?

Question 23 23. You can remember the parts of the limbic system with the phrase

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of the purpose behind Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher's game theory experiments:

Question 25 25. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Malslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

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Question 26 26. Instincts are defined as

Question 27 27. Which one of these ideas has the least amount of evidence to support it?

Question 28 28. The Minnesota Twin Study found that

Question 29 29. A great pilot who has a turbulent landing due to windy conditions experienced

Question 30 30. In Stanley Milgram's experiment, the participants believed the responsibility for the shocks fell to:

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Question 31 31. Dmitri Belyaev's experiment with foxes has shown that aggression is

Question 32 32. Subliminal advertising is proven to have

Question 33 33. Which of the following is not one of Gardner's multiple intelligences?

Question 34 34. A person is most inclined to conform with a group when she

Question 35 35. Which of these is a good example of Freud's concept of transference?

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Question 36 36. Each participant in Stanley Milgram's experiment was asked to test his willingness to:

Question 37 37.


_(blank) are nerve cells that are constantly sending signals to your brain, muscles and glands. They send chemical signals called _(blank), and they work quickly to help you react to everything going on around you.

Question 38 38. Arousal theory suggests that we aim to

Question 39 39. A child in the preoperational stage:

Question 40 40. Which of the following statements is not true?

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Question 41 41. A woman with anorexia may suffer from all of the following except

Question 42 42. Things that cause a person anxiety like large crowds, public speaking, and socializing with people can be classified as

Question 43 43. Why was Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority so controversial?

Question 44 44. Permissive parents are typically

Question 45 45. Which of the following refers to the ability to detect a change in a stimulus' intensity?

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Question 46 46. According to the opponent-process theory, how do we process colors?

Question 47 47. Psychodynamic research focuses on

Question 48 48. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by

Question 49 49. The psychodynamic approach, championed by Sigmund Freud, focuses on the study of

Question 50 50. Good stress is known as

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