Unformatted text preview: Exam 1 for Psyc 2145-003 Thursday, Sept 22, 2009
Instructor: Kim 1. As described by our discussion of Helmholtz' 5 research the theory of unconscious a. attention
b. decision making
perception © memory 2. Which of the following' 15 true of the behaviorist psychologists?
a. They considered mental representations difﬁcult or impossible to study scientiﬁcally.
b. They developed powerful experimental methods and important principles of
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3. Reaction time, in a cognitive psychology experiment, is the time between the of a stimulus and a person's response to the stimulus.
a. mental awareness
b. disappearance Q presentation
4. Remember Sternberg' 5 memory scanning task, in which a subject must answer whether a letter on the computer screen is part of a list of letters s/he just saw seconds ago. Which
of the following was part of Sternberg s assumptioms ’ numbe . b. If people search memory in serial, then reaction time will increase with the
number of items in the list. \/ ’ ' c. The processing difﬁculty of each comparison can be measured with reaction times. @Bandc 5 A common feature of BOTH a reaction time experiment and an operant conditioning experiment is (methods from congsychology) WM
a.\ehepi:eserttamnref-pesrﬁve—rerrrfort9f. b. the measurement of behavior.
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