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Psychological Perspectives of Human Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is habituation?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about Piaget's preoperational stage?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a main theme explored by developmental psychologists?

Question 4 4. Chemicals, like alcohol, that can cross the placenta and affect a fetus' development are called:

Question 5 5. What area of the brain that develops during the teenage years is responsible for impulsivity, decision-making, judgment, and critical-thinking skills?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements about twins is TRUE?

Question 7 7. Why are twin studies useful in understanding human behavior?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements about human behavior is TRUE?

Question 9 9. Why are humans so unique in the animal kingdom?

Question 10 10. What do twin studies generally reveal about the more complex human behaviors?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a drawback to using violation of social norms as a way to identify abnormal behavior?

Question 12 12. Dr. Jared classifies his patient Thomas as abnormal based on the citeria of statistical rarity. Which of the following would enable Dr. Jared to make this classification?

Question 13 13. Which of these is NOT a criteria for identifying abnormal behavior?

Question 14 14. How does maladaptive behavior differ from other types of behavior?

Question 15 15. Janet demonstrates abnormal behavior in many situations, often randomly screaming in a public place or touching people she doesn't know. Which of the following are ALL possible causes for her abnormal behavior?

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Question 16 16. Aaron Beck's cognitive therapy idea was based on his research of which psychological disorder?

Question 17 17. Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) was developed by:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a phase of cognitive behavior modification?

Question 19 19. Choose the best definition of cognitive psychology from the following:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of cognitive psychology?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is an example of interpersonal focus in social psychology?

Question 22 22. What is social psychology?

Question 23 23. What is empirical science?

Question 24 24. What is an intrapersonal analysis in social psychology?

Question 25 25. What is a unique challenge of social psychology?

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Question 26 26. Operant conditioning is:

Question 27 27. Regarding classical conditioning, what role does the neutral stimulus play?

Question 28 28. What does human behavior encompass?

Question 29 29. Human behavior is important to psychology because:

Question 30 30. What did Pavlov discover?

Psychological Perspectives of Human Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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