Overview of Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is an example of systems theory?

Question 2 2. How are learning theories different from cognitive developmental theories?

Question 3 3. Who was the behaviorist who developed the Operant Conditioning Chamber?

Question 4 4. What is the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment?

Question 5 5. Which of the following BEST explains how behavioral and cognitive psychology relate to one another?

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Question 6 6. If you were depressed and wanted to talk to someone, what type of psychologist would you go see?

Question 7 7. Which of the following refers to the way environment or behavior can affect a person's brain?

Question 8 8. Grace believes that a person is born with a certain degree of intelligence and that the environment has little to do with it. Which theme in psychology does her belief represent?

Question 9 9. Which psychological approach might attribute Ralph's obsession with keeping a spotless house to the fact that he experienced harsh potty-training?

Question 10 10. Which field of psychology would attribute behavior to a person's genes?

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Question 11 11. We encode information in these ways:

Question 12 12. The three stages involved in the memory process are

Question 13 13. Where does psychoanalysis look to resolve behavioral issues?

Question 14 14. Which psychological approach sees the brain like a computer, receiving data and creating appropriate behaviors?

Question 15 15. Researchers plan an experiment to test the hypothesis, 'Younger drivers have faster reaction times.' In this study the reaction time is the {Blank|].

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Question 16 16. The possible cause that's being studied in an experiment is known as the _____.

Question 17 17. Why is practical intelligence important?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT one of the three intelligences proposed by Sternberg?

Question 19 19. Sara feels anxious about solving fraction problems. Soon, Sara becomes anxious about attempting any mathematical problems. This is a phenomenon known as:

Question 20 20. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

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Question 21 21. What is a characteristic of psychodynamic personality theory?

Question 22 22. What is a characteristic of behaviorist personality theory?

Question 23 23. All of the following are true about the Generalized Other Stage EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. How is the sense of 'self' developed?

Question 25 25. Why did the use of developmental theories become popular for analyzing human growth?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of intrinsic reinforcement?

Question 27 27. Self-actualization is thought to be a key motivating factor in

Question 28 28. _____ refers to the way the environment acts upon a person.

Question 29 29. The prominent psychologist who suggested our past experiences shape our problem-solving skills is _____.

Question 30 30. The key to storing information in long-term memory is

Overview of Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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