Psych Exam #2

Psych Exam #2 - A person who has been affected by a...

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A person who has been affected by a stereotype threat is likely to A. score higher on a test if there is an expectation that they will score lower. B. score lower on a test if they are a child and are tested by someone of their own ethnic group. C. score lower on a test if there is an expectation that they will score high and a failure to score higher will reflect badly on the group to which they belong. D. score lower on a test because they fear not only that a poor score would reflect badly on themselves, but also on the group to which they belong. D. score lower on a test because they fear not only that a poor score would reflect badly on themselves, but also on the group to which they belong. According to Erik Erikson, the major conflict of middle adulthood (late 20s through retirement) is A. superiority vs. inferiority. B. intimacy vs. isolation. C. generativity vs. stagnation. D. initiative vs. guilt. C. generativity vs. stagnation. Activity decreases in the visual cortex, and people become temporarily almost blind, during A. preattentive processing. B. hypnotic states. C. consolidation of memories. D. saccadic eye movements. D. saccadic eye movements. After seeing something in the right visual field, someone can name it and can point to it with the right hand, but not with the left. After seeing something on the left, the same person can point to it with the left hand but not the right, and cannot say what it was. Which part of the brain is probably damaged? A. Wernicke's area
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B. Broca's area C. parietal cortex D. corpus callosum D. corpus callosum An adolescent's concerns and decisions about the future and quest for self-understanding is called the A. interim stress factor. B. identity crisis. C. teen turmoil. D. vague crisis. B. identity crisis. An experimenter flashes one or more letters on the screen for a split second and then asks the viewer what he or she saw. Under which of the following conditions is the viewer most likely to answer correctly? A. The experimenter flashes C or J and asks what the letter was. B. The experimenter flashes CKOV or JKOV and asks for the first letter. C. The experimenter flashes CJ and asks what the two letters were. D. The experimenter flashes COIN or JOIN and asks for the first letter. D. The experimenter flashes COIN or JOIN and asks for the first letter. At the beginning of an experiment on classical conditioning, A. the animal cannot make a UCR. B. the CS elicits a CR automatically. C. the CS and the UCS are the same. D. the UCS elicits a UCR automatically. D. the UCS elicits a UCR automatically. Extensive practice at a particular skill, such as computer programming, improves that skill but has little effect on any other kind of performance. Therefore we classify the improved performance of that skill as
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A. psychomotor intelligence. B. general intelligence.
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