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Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________ TEST FORM A Please pick the best answer for each question and bubble your answer in on the scantron. You may write on this exam, but will only receive credit for your answers on the scantron. Be sure to write your name, and write and bubble in your id number, and test form on the scantron as well. GOOD LUCK! 1. Having learned the rule that a triangle has three sides, we thereafter classify all three- sided geometric forms as triangles. This best illustrates the role of ______ in concept formation. A) algorithms B) prototypes C) definitions D) category hierarchies 2. Which of the following disorders is characterized by the temporary cessation of breathing while asleep? A) narcolepsy B) sleep apnea C) night terrors D) insomnia 3. Sensation is to ________ as perception is to ________. A) encoding; detection B) detection; interpretation C) interpretation; organization D) organization; accommodation 4. During a hearing test, many sounds were presented at such a low level of intensity that Mr. Antall could hardly detect them. These sounds were below Mr. Antall's: A) subliminal threshold. B) absolute threshold. C) adaptation threshold. D) difference threshold. 5. THC, the active ingredient in ________, is classified as a ________. A) marijuana; hallucinogen B) marijuana; stimulant C) cocaine; stimulant D) cocaine; hallucinogen
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6. Watching the night sky for shooting stars is likely to be reinforced on a ________ schedule. A) fixed-interval B) fixed-ratio C) variable-interval D) variable-ratio 7. Conditioning is the process of: A) discrimination. B) spontaneous recovery. C) learning associations. D) observational learning. 8. Which receptor cells most directly enable us to distinguish different wavelengths of light? A) rods B) cones C) bipolar cells D) feature detectors 9. According to the James-Lange theory, we experience emotion ________ we notice our physiological arousal. According to the Cannon-Bard theory we experience emotion ________ we become physiologically aroused. A) before; before B) before; after C) after; at the same time as D) at the same time as; after 10. Although a few keys on the piano were broken, Shana couldn't prevent herself from mentally filling in the missing notes of the familiar melodies. This best illustrates the principle of: A) proximity. B) closure. C) similarity. D) interposition. 11. Boyd, a suspect in a criminal investigation, has agreed to take a lie detector test. The machine used in this test is most likely to measure his: A) blood sugar levels.
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B) pupil dilation. C) hormone secretions. D) perspiration levels. 12. The results of the experiment in which college men were injected with epinephrine prior to spending time with either a euphoric or an irritated person support the idea that: A) some emotions can be experienced apart from cognition. B) there are subtle but distinct physiological differences among the emotions.
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor P during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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Exam 2 Version 1 - Name: _ Date: _ TEST FORM A Please pick...

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