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Cognitive Psychology, 5th Edition, Sternberg, ch8
1.The fundamental unit of symbolic knowledge is typically viewed as:
2.Whereas a _ feature is possessed by every instance of a concept, a
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Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter3
1. As Ron walks on the beach a broken shell cuts his toe. The sensation of pain from
Ron's foot travels to his spinal cord through _ neurons. The information
from his spinal cord that makes him reflexively jerk
When children with ADHD reach adolescence,
their ADHD symptoms typically remit. B)
prominent than the ADHD. C)
the severity of symptoms may be reduced, but they continue to
meet criteria for the disorder. D)
1. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of stigma?
a. A label applied to a group of people that distinguishes them from others.
b. A label applied to a group of people that breaks the law.
c. The label is linked to d
Cognitive psychology, Reisberg, 5e, chapter4
1. Which of the following is a failure of selective attention?
a. You are in the basement ironing and you hear the phone unexpectedly ringing
b. You are able to talk on the cell phone while driving.
1.Compared to traditional personality assessment, behavioral assessment
a. does not use self-report data because of its lack of reliability.
b. relies more heavily on self-report data.
c. focuses on situational determinants rather than traits.
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter15
1. Geraldine is seeing Dr. Jarrod, a therapist, who encourages her to say whatever is
on her mind. By doing this, Dr. Jarrod hopes that Geraldine will gain insight into the
origin of her problems. Dr. Jarrod mo
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter6
1. Ellie the dog yelps in fear whenever she hears thunder. The fact that Ellie also yelps
when she hears fireworks is best explained by _. However, the fact that she
does not yelp when she hears a loud truck is
Cognitive psychology, Reisberg, 5e, chapter6
1. What is the CLEAREST advantage of connecting new information to prior
knowledge in several different ways?
a. It cements the new material in memory more securely, so the neurons are less
likely to decay.
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter2
1. Sean is interested in how climate influences exercise habits. He believes that, on
average, people who live in cold climates exercise less than those in warm climates
because they cannot exercise outdoors. To
Cognitive psychology, Reisberg, 5e, chapte8
1. According to Wittgenstein, we
a. have no real general concept for each category we know but instead learn each
category member individually.
b. assess category membership probabilistically by family resemblan
1. Paradigms in the study of abnormal behavior
a. increase objectivity.
b. slow innovation.
c. increase confidence in our conclusions regarding mental illness.
d. enable us to gather knowledge in a systematic manner.
2. When one choo
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter10
1. Howie and Nicole had four cups of coffee right before their final exam. As the final
was being passed out both Howie and Nicole experienced shaky hands and increased
heart beat. Howie concluded that he was v
Cognitive psychology, Reisberg, 5e, chapte9
1. The hierarchy of linguistic units, from smallest to largest, is
a. phrases, words, morphemes, phonemes.
b. phonemes, phrases, words, morphemes.
c. morphemes, phonemes, phrases, words.
d. phonemes, morphemes,
1. Somatoform and dissociative disorders are similar in that both
a. have symptoms suggesting a physical dysfunction.
b. typically begin after a stressful experience.
c. involve aggressive outbursts.
d. are delusional in quality.
Abnormal Psychology Final
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Most mental health professionals are aware that psychoanalysis as a treatment technique
A. Is basically
A. Is basically unscientific
B. Has been proven effective
C. Has been subj
Cognitive psychology, Reisberg, 5e, chapter1
1. Cognitive psychology is primarily concerned with which of the following?
a. the relationship between environmental input and behavior
b. the understanding and treatment of mental disorders
c. what we know, w
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter7
1. Bridgette parks her car on the 4th level of the parking garage. As she and her friend
walk out of the parking garage, her friend asks her where they were parked and she
responds, "on the 4th level." When they
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter1
1. Psychological science is based on critical thinking. This means that psychological
a. do not believe anything they did not discover themselves.
b. accept scientific discoveries without question.
1. Vanessa reported feeling a lack of energy, difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite,
difficulty concentrating, and a loss of interest in activities she previously enjoyed.
Based on this information, which of the following is the most likely diagn
Psychological Science, michael, 4e-chapter14
1. Both Melinda's father and brother experience depression. Melinda never
experienced a depressive episode until she lost her job and was unemployed for
several months. Melinda's development of a major depressi