Exam II - General Psychology Exam 2 Name _ 1. There is...

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General Psychology Exam 2 Name ___________________________
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1. There is evidence that all the following emotions are universal EXCEPT: A) anger. B) humility. C) disgust. D) surprise. 2. Which of the following drugs is NOT generally considered to cause physical dependence? A) alcohol B) cocaine C) barbiturates D) marijuana 3. A key difference between the dynamic unconscious and the cognitive unconscious is that: A) repression is the major function of the cognitive unconscious. B) the cognitive unconscious does not emphasize animal urges and repressed thoughts. C) the dynamic unconscious is more susceptible to subliminal perception. D) slips of speech are important for understanding the cognitive unconscious. 4. The _________ theory of alcohol action suggests that the appearance of aberrant behavior while drinking reflects the fact that alcohol hampers attention, resulting in simplistic responses in response to complex situations. A) dual-depressant B) myopia C) expectancy D) homeostasis 5. Because dreams are often populated with anxiety-producing images (for example, heights, monsters, major exams you've forgotten to study for, being naked in public), it is not surprising to find that the _________ is quite active during REM sleep. A) pituitary gland B) Amygdale C) prefrontal cortex D) Hypothalamus Page 3
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6. The rate at which energy is used in the body is called: A) digestion. B) absorption. C) metabolism. D) rumination. 7. A person who loses a tremendous amount of body weight after a fencing foil pierces the base of the brain may suffer from damage to the: A) hypothalamus. B) thalamus. C) amygdala. D) pineal gland. 8. According to the Schachter-Singer two-factor theory of emotion, a key factor in determining which emotion we feel is: A) how often we have experienced this emotion in the past. B) our level of physiological arousal. C) the visceral pattern elicited by the emotion. D) our cognitive interpretation of the situation. 9. Barbiturates, such as Seconal and Nembutal, are classified as: A) hallucinogens. B) narcotics. C) depressants. D) stimulants. 10. Kelly sustained a severe head injury in a skiing accident. Following a limited recovery from the accident, the family has been advised that damage to Kelly's _________ would likely make it difficult for her to inhibit her emotions. A) Thalamus B) Cortex C) Hypothalamus D) Amygdale
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11. The four basic properties of consciousness are: A) selectivity, unity, intentionality, and self-consciousness. B) selectivity, transience, phenomenology, and dichotomy. C) intentionality, unity, selectivity, and transience. D) intentionality, dichotomy, selectivity, and transience. 12. In _________ cultures, there is a strong norm against displaying _________ in the company of a respected person. A)
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course PSYC 2305 taught by Professor Steven during the Spring '10 term at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi.

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Exam II - General Psychology Exam 2 Name _ 1. There is...

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