Psychology 101 Prelim 1

Psychology 101 Prelim 1 - Psychology 101 Prelim 1 Fall 1998...

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Psychology 101 Prelim 1 Fall 1998 1. The hindsight bias most directly contributes to the perception that: C. psychological theories and observations are merely common sense. 4. In a psychological experiment, researchers are interested in studying the potential effects of  the ________ variable. C. independent 5. A dispositional attribution is to ________ as a situational attribution is to ________. B. personality traits; social roles 6. Which of the following factors is the most powerful predictor of friendship? D. physical proximity 8. According to Zimbardo (Shyness) and lecture: A. shyness stems from social programming B.   approximately   40%   of   college   students   currently   consider   themselves   shy,  according to a survey at two major universities 9. The tendency for initial compliance with a small request to facilitate subsequent compliance  with a larger request is known as the: D. foot-in-the-door phenomenon. 10.  As   we   have   learned   from   Jonestown   and   Waco,   common   mind   control   techniques  included all of the following except: C. sleep deprivation 11. Former Psych 101 student Harry Chapin wrote and performed "Flowers Are Red" (as  shown in lecture) to demonstrate the importance of _______ in order to overcome undue  influences on critical thinking and behavior. A. encouraging creativity 15. Simple "non-zero-sum games" have been used in laboratory settings in order to study: C. social traps. 17. Human body temperatures typically rise with the approach of ________ and fall with the  approach of ________. A. morning; night 19. The large, slow brain waves associated with deep sleep are called:
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D. delta waves. 23. Bedwetting, sleepwalking and night terrors are most often seen: C. as an arousal from Stage 4 EEG or just before REM 26.  A   patient  in  a   sleep  clinic  goes  from  wakefulness  immediately  into  REM.  A  smart  physician might expect to find: A. that the patient has a history of cataplexy
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