Exam 1-2 - Exam 1 Version B 1. In order to study the...

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Exam 1 Version B 1. In order to study the potential effects of social interaction on problem solving, some research participants were instructed to solve problems working together; other participants were instructed to solve problems working alone. Those who worked alone were exposed to the ________ condition. A) experimental B) survey C) control D) correlational 2. To minimize the extent to which outcome differences between experimental and control conditions can be attributed to placebo effects, researchers make use of: A) random sampling. B) the double-blind procedure. C) random assignment. D) operational definitions. 3. The text defines stress as: A) the experience of conflicting motives that produce anxiety and tension. B) the process by which we appraise and cope with environmental threats and challenges. C) the blocking of an attempt to reach some important goal. D) physical, emotional, or mental exhaustion. 4. Contemporary psychology is best defined as the scientific study of: A) conscious and unconscious mental activity. B) observable responses to the environment. C) behavior and mental processes. D) maladaptive and adaptive behaviors. 5. When teased by his older sister, 9-year-old Waldo does not cry because he has learned that boys are not expected to. Waldo's behavior best illustrates the importance of: A) connectedness. B) gender roles. C) testosterone. D) collectivism. Version 2 Page 1
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6. Professor Smith told one class that alcohol consumption has been found to increase sexual desire. He informed another class that alcohol consumption has been found to reduce sexual appetite. The fact that neither class was surprised by the information they received best illustrates the power of: A) replication. B) the hindsight bias. C) hypothesis testing. D) critical thinking. 7. If psychologists discovered that wealthy people are less satisfied with their marriages than poor people are, this would indicate that wealth and marital satisfaction are: A) causally related. B) negatively correlated. C) independent variables. D) positively correlated. 8. Psychologists study animals because: A) animal behavior is just as complex as human behavior. B) experiments on people are generally considered to be unethical. C)
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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Exam 1-2 - Exam 1 Version B 1. In order to study the...

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