1. _ locus of control is when a person believes they have control; _ locus of control
is when a person feels an outside source has control.
Answer: Internal; external
2. In societies where individuals favor an internal locus of control, they are better ab
1. The mental image we form of our own bodies is called
Answer: Body image
2. With regard to culture and body image, which statement is false?
Answer: Whites and Hispanics have similar ideals of women's bodies.
3. As people age,
Answer: they are less conc
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General Psychology 140-Internet
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1. According the website allpsch.com, the 1774 event is one of important dates to the
field of psychology. In the 1774, AD 1774 AD Franz Mesmer detailed his cure for some
mental illness, originally called mesmerism and now known as hypnosis. The me
C H A P T E R 8 S T U DY G U I D E
The term cognition includes
thinking, problem solving, reasoning, and
classical and instrumental conditioning.
eidetic imagery and processing.
an active process by which sensory input is select
C H A P T E R 7 S T U DY G U I D E
Which of the following is the active system that receives, stores,
organizes, alters, and recovers information?
The three basic processes of m
Points Possible: 20
Please answer the following short answer/discussion questions. Please write in
complete/full sentences. These are NOT designed to be one or two word answers!
1. Describe a flashbulb memory that is especially vivid for
C H A P T E R 5 S T U DY G U I D E
Consciousness consists of all of the following EXCEPT
altered states (ASCs).
We spend most of our live
Chapter 5 Assignment
Drug Use and Effects ( 2 pages)
1. Name of drug:
2. Class of drug (i.e., stimulant, depressant, etc).
According the website drug.com cocaine is classified as a Schedule II drug, thats mean it
has high potential for abuse.
C H A P T E R 4 S T U DY G U I D E
The process of detecting physical energies with the sensory organs is
The process by which the brain organizes sensations into
C H A P T E R 1 W O R K / S T U DY G U I D E
Psychology is best defined as the
empirical study of the human personality.
study of individual differences in the group behavior of
humans and animals.
scientific study of behavior and mental pro
CHAPTER 3 WORKING GUIDE
Developmental psychology is the study of
the language, personality, and emotions of children and
the stages of life and the important tasks of each.
progressive changes in behavior and abilities from
Part A: Brain Structures Assignment
Medulla: the structure that connects the brain with the spinal cord and control vital life function
such as breathing, heart, rate, and digestion
Cerebellum: A brain structure that controls posture, muscle movements, an
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