Psych week 4 cont

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  1. Human sexual arousal is much more dependent on biological influences rather than learning
    F
  2. We find that attraction is heavily influenced by culture
    T
  3. Among animals, homosexuality seems to occur with some degree of regularity
    T
  4. Aggresion is always tied to frustration
    F
  5. Across cultures, and at every age men tend to behave more aggresivly than women
    T
  6. The affiliation motibe is aroused when people feel threatened
    T
  7. There are many more primary emotions than secondary emotions
    F
  8. Men and women often react with very different emotions to the same situation
    T
  9. Women are better than men at deciphering non verbal cues
    T
  10. Emotional experiences across cultures are different in almost every measureable way.
    F
  11. Among nonverbal channels of communication, hand gestures seem to communicate the most specific info
    F
  12. Good nutrition is as important to a fetus as it is to children and adults
    T
  13. Newborn babies show almost no aptitude for imitation
    F
  14. Fetuses in the uterus can hear, and will react to sounds from the outside world
    T
  15. Parents can accelerate the acquisition of motor skills in children by providing them training, encouragement, and practice
    T
  16. Most differences in males and females behavior tend to be the result of inherent biological differences
    F
  17. American children spend more time watching tv than they do engaged in any other activity besides sleeping
    T
  18. School concerns are the primary reason for drops in self esteem among teen age girls
    F
  19. Marital satisfaction tends to decline after the arrival of the first child
    T
  20. Once kids leave home, parents tend to feel abandoned, depressed, and have lowered satisfaction
    F
  21. The quality of adult thinking differes markedly from adolescent thinking
    T
  22. The majority of older adults are orgasmic and enjoy sex
    T
  23. The majority of elderly now suffer from some form of Alzheimer's disease
    F
  24. Fear of death is a central concern for people later in life
    F
  25. Women suffer more from the loss of a spouse than men
    F
  26. The most powerful defense mechanism for blocking out painful memories is denial
    F
  27. Alder suggests that people constantly work to overcome feelings of inferiority
    T
  28. Freud's theory has recieved limited confirmation from research
    T
  29. Research generally supports the notion that basic personality traits may be universal
    T
  30. Faulty apprasial of situations is often the source of psychological distress
    T
  31. Many people add to their own stress because of self-defeating, irrational thoughts
    T
  32. Direct coping refers to any action we take to change an uncomfortable situation
    T
  33. The "fight or flight" response tqales the same form no matter what the nature of the threat is
    T
  34. Stress has not been significantly correlated with coronary heart disease
    F
  35. Depression has been linked to coronary disease
    T
  36. Older adults who attend reliogious events regularly have healthier immune system functioning than those who don't attend
    T
  37. A sense of humor can help keep you healthy
    T
  38. Most people who experience bereavement suffer permanent psychological harm
    F
  39. Men are more likely than women to develop PTSD
    F
  40. Some people experince positive personal growth after a traumatic event
    T
  41. Psychoanalysis is usually a slow proceeding process
    T
  42. Antipsychotic drugs have a number of unwanted and undesirable side effects
    T
  43. Antidepressant drugs have a number of unwanted and undesirable side effects
    T
  44. Psychiatrist generally prefer ECT to either drugs or psychotherapy
    F
  45. Prefrontal lobotomies are rarely used today
    T
  46. Deinstitutionalization has been successful due to the abundance of folow up care available to the community
    F
  47. Hospitalization for the mentally ill is the most cost effective option available
    F
  48. Women are more likely than men to be in psychotherapy
    T
  49. Prejudice and discrimination are the same thing
    F
  50. Frustration is a mojor source of prejudice
    T

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