Exam 3 - Name Date Psychology 1 Exam 3 Please choose the BEST answer for each question GOOD LUCK 1 Group polarization is most likely to occur in a

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Name: ___________________________________ Date: ______________ Psychology 1 Exam 3 Please choose the BEST answer for each question. GOOD LUCK! 1. Group polarization is most likely to occur in a group in which: A) little communication is possible. B) individuals share a similar opinion. C) each individual has a unique perspective. D) individuals have not formed any opinion. 2. According to psychoanalytic theory, the part of the personality that strives for immediate gratification of basic drives is the: A) id. B) ego. C) superego. D) collective unconscious. 3. Freud referred to a lingering focus of pleasure-seeking energies at an earlier psychosexual stage as: A) projection. B) fixation. C) displacement. D) repression. 4. Larry has difficulty organizing his daily schedule of work responsibilities. He often makes careless mistakes or fails to complete his work because he is easily distracted. Larry's behavior is most characteristic of: A) antisocial personality disorder. B) attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. C) generalized anxiety disorder. D) obsessive-compulsive disorder. 5. The onset of schizophrenia is typically associated with early: A) infancy. B) childhood. C) adolescence. D) adulthood.
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lengths of lines: A) only when the group was composed of at least six members. B) even when the group judgment was clearly incorrect. C) even when the group seemed uncertain and repeatedly altered its judgment. D) only when members of the group were friends prior to the experiment. 7. Freud believed that certain troubling symptoms could be traced to painful unconscious memories. This led him to suspect that these symptoms resulted from: A) genetic defects. B) an inferiority complex. C) psychological processes. D) an internal locus of control. 8. The greatest shortcoming associated with explanations of psychological disorders in terms of demon possession is that these explanations: A) were relevant only to severe disorders such as schizophrenia. B) encouraged many to believe there was no such thing as insanity. C) led to some harsh and ineffective remedial treatments. D) absolved people of personal responsibility for their own behavior. 9. Research on stressful life events indicates that: A) those who live a relatively peaceful, monastic life actually suffer a higher-than- average rate of heart attacks. B) those who have been recently widowed or divorced are more vulnerable to disease. C) survivors of a natural disaster are immunized against stress and have fewer long-term health problems. D) all of the above are true. 10. Anthony is 32 years old, well above average in intelligence, and quite charming. He has swindled several elderly people out of their life savings, and he seems to have little feeling for his victims, nor does he fear the consequences of getting caught.
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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 3 - Name Date Psychology 1 Exam 3 Please choose the BEST answer for each question GOOD LUCK 1 Group polarization is most likely to occur in a

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