CHAPTER 14 Social Psychology
1. When you meet someone for the first time, you both usually form impressions of each other fairly
quickly. This is an example of
a. reciprocal causality.
b. the mere exposure effect.
c. a self-fulfilling prop
CHAPTER 13 Treatment of Psychological Disorders
1. You are looking through a selection of magazines at the bookstore. You are searching for a magazine
that discusses the treatment of psychological disorders through psychological methods, s
CHAPTER 16 Neuropsychology
1. Next semester, you are enrolling in a course called Neuropsychology. This class will involve the study
of the relationship between
a. heredity and environment.
b. brain processes, behavior, and psychological f
CHAPTER 15 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
1. Acme Company needs assistance making hiring decisions. They would benefit most from the services
of a(n) _ psychologist.
b. industrial and organizational
CHAPTER 12 Psychological Disorders
1. As a clinical psychologist you are concerned with patterns of thinking and behaving that are
maladaptive, disruptive, and/or uncomfortable for the person affected or for others. In other words, you
CHAPTER 10 Health, Stress, and Coping
1. Which of the following would least likely be the paper topic of a researcher who studies health psychology?
a. "Improving employee motivation and job performance."
b. "Factors influencing men's deci
CHAPTER 11 Personality
1. Your textbook defines personality as
a. the unique pattern of characteristics by which a person can be compared with others.
b. a collection of character traits.
c. a driving force that guides human behavior.
CHAPTER 7 Thought, Language, and Intelligence
1. Your roommate is creating a poster to visually display the concept of a circle of thought. You notice an
error, though, with your roommates stages. Which of the following is not one of the c
CHAPTER 8 Motivation and Emotion
1. Which of the following is not a characteristic of motivation?
2. Cody carried a C average throughout his high scho
CHAPTER 9 Human Development
1. Developmental psychology is best defined as the study of
a. children's thought processes and moral reasoning.
b. the physical changes that occur in the womb and during the childhood years.
c. the social, cogn
CHAPTER 1 Introduction to the Science of Psychology
1. Psychology is best defined as the
a. search for the most successful treatment for people with emotional, cognitive, or
b. use of scientific methods to study the
CHAPTER 6 Memory
1. The process of putting incoming information into a form with which the memory system can work is
2. In the process of lear
Chapter 3 Sensation and Perception
1. Vision is considered a sense because it
a. translates information from the environment so that the nervous system can be affected by
b. provides information to the endocrine system.
c. is empirical
CHAPTER 5 Learning
1. Psychologists have defined learning as
a. the modification through experience of preexisting behavior and understanding.
b. the systematic organization of information that facilitates later recall and use.
c. a tempor
CHAPTER 4 Consciousness
1. Your mother asks you to pick up a book at the library that explores the awareness of the outside world
and one's own mental activity. If you want to pick up the correct book, you should make sure the book
CHAPTER 2 Biology and Behavior
1. Biological psychology is the study of the _ factors that influence or cause behavior and
a. physical and chemical
c. social and physical
Appendix - Statistics in Psychological Research
1. Dr. Banguna is conducting an experiment to discover the effects of money payments (independent
variable) on work performance (dependent variable). Dr. Banguna's null hypothesis would state