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  1. Which of the following statements is correct?
    Instincts have little to do with animal behavior.
    Instincts are learned patterns of behavior.
    Instincts direct most aspects of human behavior.
    Instincts are innate and biological.
    Instincts are innate and biological.
  2. The force that moves people to behave, think, and feel the way they do is
    emotion.
    instinct.
    need.
    motivation.
    motivation.
  3. Obesity
    does not have a genetic component.
    is linked to good health.
    is associated with the body's set point.
    has most recently decreased in the United States
    is associated with the body's set point.
  4. The brain structure(s) primarily involved in motivation for sexual behavior is (are) the
    hypothalamus.
    temporal lobes.
    hippocampus.
    medulla.
    hypothalamus.
  5. Among lesbians and gay men, the relationship between openness about one's sexual orientation and well-being is that
    openness is related to increased depression.
    openness puts one at risk for victimization.
    there is no clear link between openness and well-being.
    openness is related to increased psychological and physical health.
    openness is related to increased psychological and physical health.
  6. Rank-order the following needs according to Maslow's hierarchy: hunger, self-esteem, social relationships, safety.
    hunger, safety, social relationships, self-esteem.
  7. According to self-determination theory, self-efficacy is most related to the need for
    autonomy.
    relatedness.
    competence.
    self-actualization.
    competence.
  8. Of the following, the individual who will likely perform best is someone with
    high extrinsic motivation.
    low extrinsic motivation.
    high intrinsic motivation.
    low intrinsic motivation.
    high intrinsic motivation.
  9. The James-Lange theory of emotion states that
    emotion happens first, followed by physiological reactions.
    physiological reactions happen first, followed by emotion.
    physiological reactions and emotion happen simultaneously.
    the body plays a minimal role in emotion.
    physiological reactions happen first, followed by emotion.
  10. In the case of fearful stimuli, indirect neural pathways go first to the thalamus and
    then to the hypothalamus, followed by the amygdala.
    then to the sensory cortex, followed by the amygdala.
    then to the hippocampus.
    then to the hypothalamus, followed by the sensory cortex, and finally the hippocampus.
    then to the sensory cortex, followed by the amygdala.
  11. The facial feedback hypothesis is consistent with the theory of emotion known as
    the James-Lange theory.
    the Cannon-Bard theory.
    direct theory.
    indirect theory.
    the James-Lange theory.
  12. Studies have demonstrated that variance in well-being is
    quite heritable.
    surprisingly unpredictable.
    extreme.
    dependent on the cultural context.
    quite heritable.
  13. Similarly to our body weight, our personal happiness levels may fluctuate around
    our popularity.
    our stress levels.
    a set point.
    the seasons of the year.
    a set point.
  14. Researchers have discovered that one way for individuals to engage in positive self-reflection and experience meaning in life is to
    write down what they are thankful for in a diary.
    pursue the hedonic treadmill.
    practice transience.
    refresh their coping skills.
    write down what they are thankful for in a diary.
  15. A physiological requirement is a(n) ; the resulting arousal is a(n) .
    instinct; motivation
    motivation; instinct
    drive; need
    need; drive
    need; drive
  16. Tamesha has an upcoming test. She is so nervous about it that she develops a rash. What would the Yerkes-Dodson law predict about her performance on the test?
    Tamesha will do well because she has high arousal.
    Tamesha will do well because she has low arousal.
    Tamesha will do poorly because she has high arousal.
    Tamesha will do poorly because she has low arousal.
    Tamesha will do poorly because she has high arousal.
  17. Factors that are likely related to sexual orientation include all of the following except
    hormonal factors.
    genetic factors.
    cognitive factors.
    socioeconomic factors.
    socioeconomic factors.
  18. Psychological research shows that lesbian women are most like
    heterosexual men.
    gay men.
    heterosexual women.
    transgender individuals.
    heterosexual women.
  19. The beginning of the human sexual response pattern is the
    orgasm.
    resolution phase.
    plateau phase.
    excitement phase.
    excitement phase.
  20. An example of an extrinsic motivation is
    fulfillment.
    competence.
    money.
    curiosity.
    money
  21. All of the following are a component of self-determination theory except
    autonomy.
    competition.
    relatedness.
    competence.
    competition.
  22. The view that emotional responses and physiological reactions occur simultaneously is consistent with the
    Cannon-Bard theory.
    broaden-and-build theory.
    facial feedback theory.
    James-Lange theory.
    Cannon-Bard theory.
  23. The biology of emotion is connected with physiological arousal involving
    the circulatory system.
    the sympathetic nervous system.
    the endocrine system.
    none of the above
    the sympathetic nervous system.
  24. According to the facial feedback hypothesis, facial expressions can influence, as well as reflect, a person's
    needs.
    motivations.
    drives.
    emotions.
    emotions.

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