Exam+2_final - July 8, 2010 Exam 2 Georgia Institute of...

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July 8, 2010 Exam 2 Georgia Institute of Technology ____________________________________ SUMMER SEMESTER, 2010 ____________________________________ PSYCHOLOGY General Psychology NOTE: Answer ALL questions. Each question is worth 2 points. The multiple choice section is worth a total of 90 points and the matching section is worth a total of 10 points. Please answer all questions on the scantron answer sheet provided. Please read the following and if you agree, write and sign your name. Exams will not be graded without your signature. The Honor Code depends for its effectiveness on the individual and collective desire of all members of the community to prevent and deter violations. I understand and accept my responsibility as a member of the Georgia Tech Community to uphold the Honor Code at all times. I agree that I will neither provide nor receive any assistance during this exam and I will not use any materials aside from that provided in the exam. I also agree not to discuss the content of this exam to students that have not yet taken the exam. In addition, I understand my responsibilities and options for reporting honor violations as detailed in the above code. Name: _______________________________________ Signature: ____________________________________
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(Choose the BEST answer) 1. The presentation of food leads to the reflexive behavior of dogs to salivate. In terms of classical conditioning, what is the presentation of food an example of? a. A conditioned response b. An unconditioned stimulus c. An unconditioned response d. A conditioned stimulus 2. The availability heuristic can cause people to incorrectly assess the probabilities of various events because: a. The most available event is not always the most frequent b. The most likely event is not always the most frequent c. It is too difficult to compute joint probabilities of events d. It is too difficult to distinguish between probabilities and likelihoods 3. What is suggested by research in which participants take part in a dichotic listening task? a. Auditory information is completely ignored in the unattended-to ear. b. Auditory information in the unattended-to and attended-to ear are both completely ignored. c. Auditory information is received by the receptors in the unattended-to ear, but the information is only partly processed. d. Auditory information in the unattended-to and attended-to ear are both clearly received and fully processed. 4. The famous neurological patient H.M. lost much of his ability to form new memories when regions of brain were surgically removed in an attempt to do what? a. Alleviate his schizophrenia b. Reduce his severe mental retardation c. Reduce the symptoms of Korsakoff’s disease d. Treat his epilepsy 5. About how many units of information can be stored in working memory at any given time? a.
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Exam+2_final - July 8, 2010 Exam 2 Georgia Institute of...

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