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Question 11.Shaping involves reinforcing behaviors that _____.
Question 22.Giving a lab rat food every third time it presses a lever is an example of a
Question 33.Which of these is NOT a step in the shaping process?
Question 44.What is one similarity between the line experiment and the bridge experiment?
Question 55.In evaluating potential experiments, a research organization's Institutional Review Board tries to _____.
Question 66.The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following, EXCEPT _____.
Question 77.According to Robert Plutchik, what is the difference between fundamental and non-fundamental emotions?
Question 88.The brain processes emotions _____.
Question 99.Which of the following individuals is likely to be the LEAST happy?
Question 1010.How are Henry Goddard's test, and more modern tests such as the SAT, similar?
Question 1111.Which of the following students taking Alfred Binet's test would the French Government have been most interested in?
Question 1212.Recently, you've seen several reports of shark attacks in Florida on the news. You go to a beach in California and can't make yourself get in the water because all you can think about are sharks. This is an example of what type of heuristic?
Question 1313.How is a conversation that at 60 decibels different from an 80 decibel vacuum cleaner?
Question 1414.You order the entrée 'umami chicken' at a restaurant. Therefore, the taste sensation you are expecting is _____.
Question 1515.Gustav Fechner's work in psychophysics involved exploring
Question 1616._____ psychology is the study of how we change over our lifespans.
Question 1717.Which is an example of a teratogen?
Question 1818.A child hiding a cookie so he doesn't have to share it with the other kids is in _____ of moral development.
Question 1919.Altruism is defined as
Question 2020.Which of the following involves coercive persuasion?
Question 2121.According to Social Identity Theory, we perceive _____.
Question 2222.Identify the correct definition of Freud's stages of psychosexual development.
Question 2323.The attempt to turn negative emotions into positive actions is a healthy defense mechanism called _____.
Question 2424.Jed is an antagonistic person who doesn't get along well with others. You would expect him to have a low score in _____.
Question 2525.Group therapy can include any of the following EXCEPT:
Question 2626.Jasmine decided to visit her doctor to discuss her depression. While waiting for the doctor, she filled out a questionnaire about her lifestyle habits, which include excessive partying, drinking, and indulging in her favorite deli sandwiches from the local diner. Based upon the information Jasmine provided in her questionnaire, which of the following medications is Jasmine's doctor most likely NOT going to prescribe for her?
Question 2727.Which of the following is NOT true about depressants?
Question 2828.Which of the following is NOT true about substance abuse?
Question 2929.Having emotions that lack intensity or don't run the full, expected range is called _____.
Chelsea frequently over indulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed she makes herself throw up.
Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?
Which of the following is the median of the set of data below?
2, 5, 1, 7, 6, 5, 2, 8, 4
Question 3232.What is the control group intended to do in a study?
Which of the following is the mean of the set of data below?
3, 6, 2, 8, 6, 6, 2, 8, 4
Question 3434.Penelope finds that she feels less stressed after she meditates. What is most likely the reason for this?
Question 3535.The fact that humans are able to maintain a sense of self separate from others around us demonstrates _____.
Question 3636.The psychiatrist _____ believed that hypnotists communicate with the unconscious mind.
Question 3737.Serotonin regulates ______.
Question 3838.You go for a run around the track, and afterwards, you feel less anxiety and stress. Which neurotransmitter has been released to help you feel this way?
Question 3939.If Joe has a deficiency in dopamine neurotransmission, what symptoms might he experience?
Question 4040.How does learning take place?
Question 4141.Many psychologists today study behavior through five main lenses: cognitive, humanistic, social, developmental and _____.
Question 4242.Which of the following is TRUE of self-talk?
Question 4343.General global intelligence refers to _____.
Question 4444.In which order does sound travel through the ear?
Question 4545.Psychological development is influenced by
Question 4646.Why were Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity so important?
Question 4747.The Minnesota Twin Study found that
Question 4848.Why are depressants used medically?
Question 4949.Grouping illnesses together based on similarities is called:
Question 5050.If the results of an experiment are statistically significant,
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