GenPsy01.Exam3.05

GenPsy01.Exam3.05 - General Psychology Final Exam Fall 2010...

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General Psychology Final Exam Fall 2010 SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 11. What is meant by paradoxical sleep? a) Although the person appears to be sleeping, they are physically and mentally awake. b) It is the stage between being asleep and awake. c) The body is still, but the brain is alert. d) The body is restless, but there is no dreaming. 2. A consistent pattern of body activities that lasts about 24 hours is called a a) diurnal cycle b) daily rhythm c) circadian rhythm d) habituation 3. The patient reports the __________ content of a dream, and the psychoanalyst looks for the __________ content of the dream. a) synthetic; analytic b) analytic; synthetic c) manifest; latent d) latent; manifest 3. A psychological researcher is interested in the effects that a depressed parent has on his or her children. The researcher found that high depression scores for children were associated with high depression scores for their parents. What can the researcher conclude? a) Depression in parents causes depression in children. b) Children’s depression and parental depression are unrelated. c) There is a zero correlation between parental depression and children’s depression. d) There is a positive correlation between children’s depression and parents’ depression. 4. While doing research, Emilio found a +.70 correlation between weight and irritability, a correlation of - .90 between job performance and IQ, a +.01 correlation between stress and hair loss, and a - .50 correlation between stress and job performance. Which relationship was strongest? a) weight and irritability (+.70)
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b) job performance and IQ (- .90) c) stress and hair loss (+.01) d) stress and job performance (-.50) 5. In a study of the effect of cognitive therapy on depression there were two groups. One group received weekly therapy and the other group received no therapy. The group-receiving no treatment (i.e., no therapy) is called the: a) experimental group b) untreated group c) variable group d) control group 6. You hypothesize that cafeteria food causes excessive weight gain. In an experiment, the dependent variable would be: a) amount of cafeteria food eaten b) cafeteria or non-cafeteria food c) change in weight d) amount of fat and starch in cafeteria food 7. If a researcher studies the effect of music on productivity in a factory by manipulating whether or not workers hear music, he/she is using which method of research? a) Experimental method b) Correlational method c) Hypothesis driven process method d) Socratic method 8. Professor Kiddoo gave an exam last week. The following were the class scores: 59, 64, 70, 72, 74, 80, 94, 94, 100. What was the median score? a) 59 b) 74 c) 94 d) 59-100 9. The major psychological model that contends that behavior is determined by internal instincts (drives) is: a) Psychoanalytic
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b) Humanistic c) Cognitive d) Instinctive 10. According to Melzack and Wall’s Gate-control theory of pain, which of the following would close the gate? a) depression
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