Psychology Final (Most Missed Questions)

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  1. We sang the "Inchworm" song to illustrate:
    A) psychology as a science
    B) what "normal" means
    C) conformity bias
    D) measurement and noticing
    D
  2. "Normal" is what is normal for you. True or False?
    • False:
    • Correct Answer: Normal is what is normal for US
  3. Autism, touching your index finger to your thumb, and Real Housewives from Atlanta,
    should all remind you of:
    A) psychological disorders
    B) mirror neurons
    C) ways brains break
    D) executive frontal lobe functioning
    B
  4. "Acting-out" is generally not "misbehavior." True or False?
    True
  5. I compared psychology to a city in the middle of a desert. True or False?
    • False
    • Correct Answer: City on the edge of a cliff
  6. "just do what come naturally!"
    A) shaping
    B) optimal arousal
    C) homunculus
    D) aggression
    E) natural selection
    D
  7. "You're getting warmer," and how we review journals.
    a. shaping
    b. optimal arousal
    c. homunculus
    d. aggression
    e. natural selection
    A
  8. White moths, black moths, finches, and sailors in the War of 1812
    a. shaping
    b. optimal arousal
    c. homunculus
    d. aggression
    e. natural selection
    E
  9. Football players, pounding each other on the pads to get "up for the game"
    a. shaping
    b. optimal arousal
    c. homunculus
    d. aggression
    e. natural selection
    B
  10. the "little person in your head"
    a. shaping
    b. optimal arousal
    c. homunculus
    d. aggression
    e. natural selection
    C
  11. ADD, according to our class conservation and the link you clicked on, is really about:
    A) too LITTLE attention
    B) hunter and farmer brains
    C) a way to keep children ashamed and small
    D) cultural expectations of what is
    B
  12. Crying, according to the links, is something we learn to do to get attention. True or False?
    • False
    • Correct Answer:We cry for BIO because it works for us, its adaptive, it has survival value. What survival value? It displays distress to people nearby
  13. Your finger length ration predicts your tendency to be aggressive. True or False?
    True
  14. You can do anything you decide to, if you try hard enough. True or False?
    • False: 
    • Correct Answer: You can not do anything you decide to, if you try hard enough.
  15. According to our class discussion and the links you clicked on, the brain is:
    A) either left or right
    B) much like a computer
    C) a collection of connected systems
    D) all you need to know about human experience
    C
  16. Kind of like insulin Zoloft. It doesnt fix depression...what does it do? Helps maintain...
    a. frontal lobe
    b. occipital lobe
    c. left hemisphere
    d. SSRIs such as Zoloft
    e. synapse
    D
  17. yes and no juice
    a. frontal lobe
    b. occipital lobe
    c. left hemisphere
    d. SSRIs such as Zoloft
    e. synapse
    E
  18. Vision
    a. frontal lobe
    b. occipital lobe
    c. left hemisphere
    d. SSRIs such as Zoloft
    e. synapse
    B
  19. Where most of our humanity lives
    a. frontal lobe
    b. occipital lobe
    c. left hemisphere
    d. SSRIs such as Zoloft
    e. synapse
    A
  20. logic, language
    a. frontal lobe
    b. occipital lobe
    c. left hemisphere
    d. SSRIs such as Zoloft
    e. synapse
    C
  21. We worked a lot with this bookstore picture, and wound up deciding:
    A) that we should change our mascot
    B) that some things are just "random"
    C) to howl together
    D) that its all symbolic
    C
  22. Hazel and Taylor answered questions about depression and survival value, and helped us compare it to:
    A) a sickness of the spirit
    B) dropping out of school
    C) temperament and personality
    D) hibernation
    D
  23. According to the Six Ways Your Brain is Lying to You link in your text,...
    A) incompetent people tend to overestimate their abilities
    B) we do in fact only use 10% of our brain
    C) most of our experience is unconscious
    D) science doesnt have much to offer to understanding brain processes
    A
  24. Regarding cancer patients and nausea in response to chemotherapy: the chemotherapy
    a. stimulus generalization
    b. conditioned response
    c. unconditioned stimulus
    d. unconditioned response
    e. neutral stimulus
    C
  25. Regarding cancer patients and nausea in response to chemotherapy: nausea, after the chemotherapy
    a. stimulus generalization
    b. conditioned response
    c. unconditioned stimulus
    d. unconditioned response
    e. neutral stimulus
    D
  26. Regarding cancer patients and nausea in response to chemotherapy: listening to Lady Gaga on your way to the chemotherapy place
    a. stimulus generalization
    b. conditioned response
    c. unconditioned stimulus
    d. unconditioned response
    e. neutral stimulus
    E
  27. Regarding cancer patients and nausea in response to chemotherapy: nausea when you listen to Lady Gaga
    a. stimulus generalization
    b. conditioned response
    c. unconditioned stimulus
    d. unconditioned response
    e. neutral stimulus
    B
  28. Regarding cancer patients and nausea in response to chemotherapy: Nausea when you listen to Kesha too
    a. stimulus generalization
    b. conditioned response
    c. unconditioned stimulus
    d. unconditioned response
    e. neutral stimulus
    A
  29. Imagine that today, before I give you the test, I say "1-2-3!" and some of you startle. This is a good example of:
    A) stimulus persistence
    B) spontaneous recovery
    C) body memory
    D) reinforcement
    B
  30. B=f(C) is call the "Law of Consequences." True or False?
    • False:
    • Correct Answer: B=f(C) is called the "Law of Effect"
  31. "Negative reinforcement" is psychology talk for punishment. True or False?
    • False:
    • Correct Answer: Negative reinforcement is psychology talk for removing something unpleasant
  32. Money is a primary reinforcer. True or False?
    • False: 
    • Correct Answer:
  33. Lotteries, and participation points, work on a _ schedule of reinforcement.
    A) fixed interval
    B) fixed ratio
    C) variable interval
    D) variable ratio
    D
  34. Punishment, according to our conversation and a link in our text,...
    A) does not work
    B) is easy to do
    C) always works
    D) is common in our society
    C
  35. Desire, for PSA, is most helpfully understood as:
    A) what we really want
    B) mostly gratified
    C) sexual in nature
    D) object, plus energy
    A
  36. According to Sigmund Freud and me, "what we cannot reach flying, we..."
    A) "cannot reach at all."
    B) "reach in our dreams."
    C) "reach flying."
    D) "reach limiping."
    D
  37. "Please keep this door closed at all times," so I wont open it all
    A) fueros
    B) fixation
    C) Pyschology Symbol
    D) anal retentive
    E) regression
    D
  38. "I have trust issues..."
    A) fueros
    B) fixation
    C) Pyschology Symbol
    D) anal retentive
    E) regression
    A
  39. "Sometimes you know, you need to just go a little crazy and act like a little kid again."
    A) fueros
    B) fixation
    C) Pyschology Symbol
    D) anal retentive
    E) regression
    E
  40. "I figured out what love means when I was four, and dont need to think about it any more."
    A) fueros
    B) fixation
    C) Pyschology Symbol
    D) anal retentive
    E) regression
    B
  41. The "Embrace the Shake" video we watched in class, and that I linked in your notes and assigned as a homework problem, emphasizes:
    A) living with cerebral palsy
    B) being your "best self."
    C) art as therapy
    D) imperfection as beauty
    D
  42. The A in Type A personality stands for angry. True or False?
    True
  43. The caterpillar asked Alice, and you asked yourself in your journal, "Where are you going?" True or False?
    B
  44. Captain Picard, in the video, yelled "I WILL ENGAGE LIFE!" "There ARE FOUR LIGHTS!," as the third of you who watched it know. True or False?
    • False:
    • Correct Answer:
  45. About _% of people over 65 in the United States are in nursing homes.
    A) 8%
    B) 18%
    C) 28%
    D) 48%
    A
  46. According to a quote you underlined and worked with in your journals, "The struggle toward the heights is..."
    A) ultimately meaningless
    B) doomed, to beauty
    C) all about the Benjamains, baby
    D) enough to fill a persons heart
    D
  47. Empathy is feeling with another person. True or False?
    • False: 
    • Correct Answer: Empathy is feeling "INTO" another person
  48. One of your mentors picked up a chair and yelled, "I AM!" True or False?
    • False:
    • Correct Answer: He yelled, "I EXIST!"
  49. Lets just do Ecstasy and feel love for each other," your friend says Your read, so you tell him about:
    A) the danger of drugs
    B) stimulants and depressants
    C) spiritual blessing
    D) trance-like transpersonal states
    C
  50. You say to a transpersonal psychologist, "Im depressed." This person would be most likely to:
    A) suggest a helpful SSRI medication
    B) explore the childhood roots of your depression
    C) work with your struggle as spiritual
    D) find reinforcements for non-depressive behavior
    C
  51. For C-C, there is no such thing as personality. True or False?
    True
  52. In the link you clicked on, radiologists failed to find the...
    A) tumor
    B) banana
    C) aneursym
    D) gorilla
    D
  53. According to Godwin's presentation and a link in your text, if you do poorly on this test you are most likely to:
    A) know you have done poorly
    B) overestimate your abilities
    C) own your experience
    D) project your lack as blame of me
    B
  54. Ben, in the text,...
    A) used echolocation
    B) overcame his blindness
    C) wore "inverted googles"
    D) assumed the role of "guard"
    A
  55. For PSA, ego is the part of our mind that:
    A) is synonymous with selfishness
    B) we should try to get rid of
    C) is where self-esteem lives
    D) observes and experiences
    D
  56. A key word for the H/E/T story for consciousness might be...
    A) alertness
    B) reinforcement
    C) defenses
    D) mindfulness
    D

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