1: Psychology is defined generally as:
the study of the mind of humans and other animals.
the study of behavior and mental processes.
the study of the human mind.
the study of mental health and illness.
2: The first week of college is difficult for Drew b
1: A(n) _ is an organized system of assumptions and principles that purports to explain a
specified set of phenomena.
2: An advantage of naturalistic observation is that:
it shows whether two or more var
1: When we think:
A)we passively record information.
B)we focus on present reality.
C)we mentally manipulate internal representations of objects, activities, and situations.
D)we physically alter the environment.
2: A mental category that groups objects,
1: Which of the following provides the best definition of consciousness?
A)The intentional recollection of an item of information
B)Awareness of ourselves and the environment
D)A state of arousal involving facial and bodily changes
C)Memory of personally
1: _ are defined as rules that regulate human life.
2: Doni enters an elevator and stands in it facing the back instead of turning around to face the
elevator door. Doni is violating:
B)a social role.
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1: At the beginning of his lecture class, Mike, a student, finds that he is alert, attentive, and
focused on the lecture. In whi
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1: The four goals of psychology are:
describe, study, evaluate, counsel
describe, predict, understand, influence
help people, stud
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1: Theories do all of the following EXCEPT
help us to understand new ideas
give us a base for new testing
tell us that an idea
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1: The process of detecting and encoding stimuli is
2: A painter who is ab
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1: Two brown-eyed parents have a child who has blue eyes. How is this possible?
Both parents carry dominant genes for blue eyes
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1: Each of the following is a part of the definition of learning EXCEPT
change of behavior
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1: Ksana insists that her boyfriend's car accident resulted from his carelessness. Her
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1: Which of the following can store information for up to 30 seconds?
long term memo
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1: The use of free association is most often used with which school of thought?
unconditional positive regard
1. Describe with examples 3 benefits you may expect from studying psychology?
I think that there are several benefits to studying psychology. One is that it will
enable me to work with and communicate better with co-workers or employees. If I
1: _ is a state of arousal involving facial and bodily changes, brain activation, cognitive
appraisals, subjective feelings, and tendencies toward action, all shaped by cultural rules.
B)Galvanic skin response
1. During the first stage of sleep you are in a very light sleep that borders on the edge of
consciousness. You are also more likely to wake up due to noise in this stage verses any
of the others. The second stage of sleep is a little deeper than stage on
1. The three types of though that does not demonstrate a lot of consciousnesses are
subconscious thinking, nonconscious thinking and mindlessness. Subconscious thinking
is when you perform a task that without a lot of thought. However, these tasks might
1. I found this quiz to be very fascinating. Yes, I did realize that different theoretical
perspectives can be used to explain one problem. However, I only knew this because I
would like psychology to be my profession and have studied a few psychology tex
2. It is easy for people to use the confirmation bias because everyone wants what they
believe to be correct. Therefore, they are only interested in looking at the facts that prove
their belief to be right. The principle of falsifiability is harder to sup
1. After reading this section of the text, I believe there are many aspects that contribute
to how a person behaves or thinks. I dont think it has much to do with evolution. I also
dont think you can compare humans to animals. Each kind of animal has its
1. The neuron is the building block of the nervous system. It carries messages through
the nervous system. Neurons can vary in size and shape and no two neurons are alike.
There are over 200 different types of neurons. They are all held in place by glial
1. I did the alertness cycle and found that in the morning my mental alertness is about 1.
I feel extremely drowsy and tired. By about nine or ten I am less drowsy but still not
completely alert. At noon I am more alert and able to pay better attention. B
1. One experience I have had with motion parallax would be when I was riding in the car
and the objects on the side of the road seemed to move at fast speeds and backwards,
even if they were not moving at all. An experience I have had with texture gradien
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1. An example of an external female sex organ would be the:
clitoris. . CORRECT
2. Corpora cavernosa are found in the:
1: Prof. Sandoval emphasizes the evolutionary mechanisms that might help explain
commonalities in human behavior. She is most likely to consider herself:
a social Darwinist.
an evolutionary psychologist.
a cognitive psychologist.
a sociocultural psycholog
1: Although it weighs only _, the brain is the bedrock of all behavior and mental activity.
B) three pounds
D) one pound
2: In general, the _ hemisphere is in charge of the left side of the body and the _
is in charge of the rig
1: _ refers to the capacity to retain and retrieve information.
2: Which memory system has an unlimited capacity and can keep information for hours or
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1: Early human development occurs in a "head to toe" and "inside out" order called