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PSY 1030 Practice Final Exam 1. In a well-known study, Asch had groups of people judge which of three comparison lines most closely matched a standard line. This experiment dealt with: A) social facilitation B) attraction C) obedience D) conformity 2. Freud believed that certain troubling symptoms could be traced to painful unconscious memories. This led him to suspect that these symptoms resulted from: A) genetic defects. B) an inferiority complex. C) psychological processes. D) an internal locus of control. 3. The fundamental attribution error is likely to lead observers to attribute a stranger's: A) lack of employment to a weak economy. B) act of kindness to a compassionate personality. C) criminal behavior to a poor education. D) friendliness to social role requirements. 4. Schizophrenia is associated with an excess of receptors for: A) norepinephrine. B) dopamine. C) serotonin. D) acetylcholine. 5. Which of the following individuals is most likely to benefit from Prozac? A) Jack, who has lost his sense of identity and wandered from his home to a distant city B) Andrea, who hears imaginary voices telling her that she will suffer a fatal accident C) Tami, who is so addicted to cigarettes that she doesn't want to quit smoking D) Shannon, who feels helpless and apathetic and thinks her life is meaningless and worthless Page 1
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6. When 12-year-old Jamilah saw an old man lying on the sidewalk in apparent discomfort, he prepared to offer help. But when he noticed several adults walk past the man, he concluded that the man did not need any help. His reaction most clearly illustrates one of the dynamics involved in: A) the mere exposure effect. B) the fundamental attribution error. C) social loafing. D) the bystander effect. 7. The DSM A) is a kind of medication for bipolar disorder. B) lists and describes the major mental disorders. C) is a relatively new psychotherapy technique D) pertains mainly to social psychology 8. Walter Mischel's studies of college students' conscientiousness revealed only a modest relationship between a student being conscientious on one occasion and being similarly conscientious on another occasion. According to Mischel, this should make psychologists more cautious about emphasizing the consistency of: A) repression. B) personality traits. C) reciprocal determinism. D) unconditional positive regard. 9. The major lesson of the Stanford Prison experiment is A) people should not use drugs during their youth B) people who behave cruelly have cruel personalities C) prison can be a fun place D) the social situation can affect behavior 10. If one were to generalize from Sherif's study of conflict resolution between two groups of children campers, the best way for the United States and China to improve their
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