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CLEP Introductory Psychology Exam: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. According to studies in behavioral genetics, which of the following is true about twins adopted separately by different parents?

Question 2 2. Recent research of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development argues that _____.

Question 3 3. Harlow's experiment determined that _____.

Question 4 4. In the brain, senses like touch and taste are regulated by the _____.

Question 5 5. A child is playing with a puzzle that requires putting different shaped blocks into corresponding holes. The child repeatedly tries to put the circle-shaped block into the star-shaped hole. The child then picks up the star-shaped block and fits it into the star-shaped hole. This type of learning is an example of _____.

Question 6 6. A child who is mildly allergic to strawberries feels nauseous after eating a piece of strawberry pie. The child relates the taste of pie to his nauseous feeling. Which of the following best explains this?

Question 7 7. Meditation is considered relaxing by many people. What is the scientific explanation for the link between meditation and relaxation?

Question 8 8. A study of the link between video games and aggression in teenage males researches the number of hours the participants spend playing video games each week. Participant 1 plays for 4 hours; participant 2 plays for 20 hours; participant 3 plays for 5 hours; participant 4 plays for 3 hours; and participant 5 plays for 4 hours. Which of the following would be best to determine the central tendency for this study?

Question 9 9. The statement ''Humans naturally try to achieve homeostasis in the body through decreasing physiological needs'' is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. A person experiences immense pain in their left foot. Despite extensive medical exams and reassurance that there is nothing wrong with their foot, they still experience the pain. Which of the following disorders is this an example of?

Question 11 11. The social exchange theory explains that _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following explains why the brain perceives three-dimensional images?

Question 13 13. According to Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, people who use classification in order to understand the world around them exhibit _____.

Question 14 14. All of the following were psychologists who studied psychodynamics EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. The prescription of lithium is associated with which of the following disorders?

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