Psychology Exam 5 - Introductory Psychology (PSY301,...

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Introductory Psychology (PSY301, 2:00-3:30pm) – Test 5 Thursday, December 6, 2007 Write your name and UTEID on both the ScanTron and on THIS test. BUBBLE in your UTEID (in the identification section) and your form number (in the special codes section) on the ScanTron ____ 1. Pavlov, a behaviorist, would be most likely to subscribe to which approach to personality? a. Core approach b. Onion skin approach c. Forbidden thought approach d. Humanistic approach e. Cyrannic approach ____ 2. Cedric has just made the football team and is at his first practice. He notices that his teammates are wearing Nike cleats but he is not. According to the lecture discussion on conformity, he is much less likely to run out and buy the same pair of Nike cleats if: a. He thinks his teammates aren’t as good as he is. b. He bases his sense of personal identity on the team. c. There is at least one other person on the team who doesn’t wear Nike cleats. d. A few of his closest friends are also on the team. e. The members of their rival team also wear Nike cleats. ____ 3. One of your friends is describing a close acquaintance to you. Your friend spends a lot of time telling you what her acquaintance believes and how these beliefs affect her behavior. According to the textbook, from a theory of personality perspective she is acting most like a _____ theorist. a. trait b. positive psychology c. cognitive-social d. psychodynamic e. humanist ____ 4. A researcher is trying to understand why the vast majority of participants agreed to help a clearly ill person in a ”candid camera‘ style experiment. Based on lecture, what participant variable might BEST explain the unexpected results? a. Age b. Narcissism c. Neuroticism d. Gender e. Deindividuation ____ 5. According to the textbook, resilient individuals are able to recover from adversity quickly because they a. are less sensitive to external events. b. take a detached view of any situation they are in. c. deny the reality of the negative events.
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d. they are largely incapable of experiencing stress. e. experience positive emotions even under adverse conditions. ____ 6. During World War II, there were people involved in torturing and killing millions of victims in the Holocaust. Milgram conducted a series of experiments to demonstrate that: a. People who killed were depressed and had low self-esteem b. Most of the people who killed victims were in groups when they tortured the victims c. Most of the people who killed victims were always in the same room as the victims when the torture took place d. Most of the people who killed victims were psychopaths and laughed while torturing the victims e. Many people who killed victims probably experienced the powerful influence of obedience and diffusion of responsibility ____ 7. Two of your friends are quietly studying in a room. One is an introvert and the other is an extravert. As a funny joke, you come into the room and then slam the door very loudly, surprising them both. Who would show more
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Psychology Exam 5 - Introductory Psychology (PSY301,...

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