Theories of Personality:
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The following questions are designed to assess the degree to which you have mastered the material presented in
lecture, readings, and the text. This part of the exam is objective in nature, co
Theories of Personality Midterm Exam I
The following questions are designed to assess the degree to which you have mastered the material presented
in lecture, readings, and the text. This exam is objective in nature, c
How are colors perceived?
What is color?
How do we detect colors?
The need for 3 different types of receptors:
Opponent Process Theory:Why is there no such
thing as a greenish-red color?
Color blindness - what causes it and what doe
Instrumental Conditioning: Analyze a personal experience using instrumental conditioning
Describe an event involving a reinforcement that changed how you behaved in a
Identify the reinforcement and the response.
Using base rates in medical decision making.
Fill out the table with numbers assuming a total of 100,000 women are tested for breast
cancer and that breast cancer affects 3% of these women.
Mammogram Results Indicate
Categorical Perception of speech sounds
Participate in the categorical perception demonstration and description found on
the Wolfe at: http:/sites.sinauer.com/wolfe4e/wa11.02.html
Complete the identification and discrimination trials.
1. Describe in a step by step way, how a light with a wavelength of
600 nm is processed according to:
a) Trichromatic theory; and
b) Opponent Process theory.
When the light hits the retina at 600 nm, there is no response in
Biological Rhythms, Sleep,
Private collection, courtesy libor de Nagy Gallery, New York
He made the moon for the seasons;
The sun knows the place of its setting.
Thou dost appoint darkness and it
In which all the beasts of the
What is human sexuality- ch1
terms we will use
sex- what you are born with, biological traits; feelings, arousal
gender- culturally defined, outward appearance, cultural norms,
construction, subjective; defined by cultural norm
At least 3 resources
Support opinion with research- present both sides arguments for and against
What does data say people are basing their opinions on. What are my peers basing
their choice on?
Try to submit twice
Submit Wednesday night
Readings- will be
o Studies in the Psychology of Sex- encyclopedia of sexuality
Sexual desire in women is healthy and normal
Gay and lesbian orientations are a natural biological variation,
its not bad character
Many sexual problems are psychological, no
Sexism and Self-esteem
Sexism is psychologically damaging
o (Major et al., 2003)
men and women were led to believe that they were rejected
from taking a course either due to sexism or personal reasons
attributing the rejection to sexism/prejudice prote