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Class Review-no answers - 1 9/27/10 INTRO PSY 103.01 REVIEW...

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1 9/27/10 INTRO PSY 103.01 REVIEW SESSION, EXAM 1 1. Different areas of psychology emphasize different perspectives on behavior. Match the following: AREA: PERSPECTIVE: a. Behavioral 1. behaviors have benefitted humans across time b. Humanist 2. behaviors are adaptive within particular cultures c. Cognitive 3. behaviors are caused by brain and body chemicals d. Evolutionary 4. behaviors are caused by unconscious drives e. Sociocultural 5. people are more than just behaviors; view them as a whole f. Psychodynamic 6. behaviors have benefitted individuals in their past g. Biological 7. mental processes determine behavior 2. You’ve made an arrangement to meet a friend at 7:00pm. It’s 7:30pm, and he still hasn’t arrived. Rather than thinking through the possible situations that might have held him up (e.g., his meeting ran late; he missed his train), you definitively conclude: “What a jerk! He’s such an inconsiderate person.” You just made the ____________________________. 3. In the first class, Dr. Moyer did an experiment where she handed out a description of a psychological study and the results of that study. When she asked people to indicate whether they thought the results were surprising or not, almost everyone said the results were not surprising and were what they would have predicted. However, Dr. Moyer had used deception : half of the class had gotten a handout describing one set of results, while the other half of the class had gotten a handout describing the exact opposite set of results. This demonstration showed us that psychology is not just ________________________.
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