dec 1 2004 - PSY301 Pennebaker Exam 4 December 1 2004 1 In...

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PSY301 – Pennebaker Exam 4 – December 1, 2004 1. In the motivational world, one approach argues that there exists a need hierarchy. According to this view, which of the following people would most likely take a course in yoga in order to “find himself?” a. a man who just lost his job because of an economic downturn (external cause). b. a man who just lost his job because he didn’t work hard enough (low motivation). c. a person who is concerned about terrorism threats. d. a person who whose basic needs are satisfied and who feels loved and respected by others. e. a person who is sexually frustrated (sublimation). 2. Which of the following people would be LEAST likely to benefit from writing? a. Andy, who tends to keep things to himself. b. Julia, who tends to be unaware of her psychological issues. c. Anita, who was sexually assaulted on campus two days ago and has been feeling numb since. d. Chris, who has difficulty finding an outlet for his hostility. e. Tim, who was physically abused by his own father growing up, but never told any body about his traumatic experience. 3. According to the Yerkes-Dodson law, people should do best on this exam if: a. they were extremely relaxed while taking the test. b. they were moderately aroused while taking the test. c. they were highly aroused while taking the test. d. they merely guessed on most of the questions e. they increased their self-efficacy and reduced their achievement motivation 4. Franz has been going to therapy for 4 years. During each therapy session, his therapist makes him talk about his dreams and childhood, but they rarely talk face to face. What therapy approach is Franz likely taking part? a. Psychoanalytic b. Humanistic c. Cognitive Behavioral
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d. Neo-gestalt e. Quackery 5. Which of the following is an example of the exposure technique known as implosion for a person who is afraid of dogs? a. John is exposed to larger and larger dogs over several weeks, which raises his threshold of fear over an extended period. b. Zhang is locked into a kennel with over 100 dogs until he no longer feels frightened. c. George imagines dogs in a non-threatening way, until he feels safe to pet one in real life. d. Pierre recalls early memories of dogs and the emotions he originally felt during those encounters, and thus is able to better understand the source of his anxieties and conquer them. e. Jean talks freely about how she feels around dogs without worrying about being judged by her therapist. 6. Recent data from studies of organisms with damage to the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMH) suggest that this area a. is an appetite control center. (credit for both a and b) b. regulates insulin levels. c. stimulates dopamine production in response to ingestion of food. d.
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