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Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology Final Exam

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Question 1 1. The 'stereotype threat' refers to the hypothesis that women and racial minorities will

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not one of the four types of psychoactive drugs?

Question 3 3. Which of the following believed that as we grow and age, we pass through eight distinct stages of development and that each stage was defined by a specific conflict between a pair of opposing impulses or behaviors?

Question 4 4. A professional football player who plays better when his games are nationally televised is exhibiting

Question 5 5. The 'Fight or Flight' response is regulated by which system?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not one of the three steps through which information is processed from short-term memory and stored into long-term memory?

Question 7 7. In David Rosenham's experiment with diagnosing psychological disorders, the best results were obtained

Question 8 8. An action potential occurs when

Question 9 9. General global intelligence refers to

Question 10 10. One of the emotions in Robert Plutchik's list that is missing from Ekman's original list is

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Question 11 11. Motion parallax is defined as a

Question 12 12. Personality theory suggests that prejudices are formed based on

Question 13 13. A child who refuses to help a classmate cheat is in

Question 14 14. A great pilot who has a turbulent landing due to windy conditions experienced

Question 15 15. Methadone is used to

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Question 16 16. Therapists with the highest rates of success with their patients

Question 17 17. The possible effect that's being studied in an experiment is known as the

Question 18 18. A student in a classroom is exhibiting social loafing by

Question 19 19. During the third and fourth stages of sleep, your brain produces

Question 20 20. The difference between clinical and research psychologists is that

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Question 21 21. A person who learns mathematics better by working through problem sets than listening to a lecture utilizes

Question 22 22. Moral decisions are made by the

Question 23 23. The place theory of hearing suggests that neurons fire from different parts of the

Question 24 24. Vowels and consonants are examples of

Question 25 25. Overextending language is when a baby

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Question 26 26. Repeating your new ATM pin several times to remember it is an example of a(n)

Question 27 27. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

Question 28 28. A person who is always on time for work scores highly in

Question 29 29. Milton Erickson believed that hypnotism works by

Question 30 30. Sara feels anxious about solving fraction problems. Soon, Sara becomes anxious about attempting any mathematical problems. This is a phenomenon known as

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Question 31 31. Coercive persuasion involves all of the following except

Question 32 32. Babies first use phonemes in their language when they are

Question 33 33. A zygote is an

Question 34 34. The American Psychological Association most commonly allows experiments to be conducted involving all of the following except

Question 35 35. Fishing, in which you may catch something after 15 minutes, then another 45 then two hours, is an example of a

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Question 36 36. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 37 37. Which of the following statements regarding the 4-stage model of cognitive development is not correct?

Question 38 38. Which of the following statements regarding the sleep cycle is not correct?

Question 39 39. The opponent-process theory suggests that we process colors as

Question 40 40. Developmental psychology involves studying how we change

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Question 41 41. The occipital lobe processes what you

Question 42 42. A dopamine deficiency can cause

Question 43 43. The idea of social learning suggests that aggression can be learned from all of the following except

Question 44 44. A child in the preoperational stage:

Question 45 45. The retina converting electromagnetic light waves into electronic stimuli is known as

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Question 46 46. The behavior of a new employee who watches how his new colleagues behave is

Question 47 47. Use of a substance becomes abuse when

Question 48 48. The Flynn effect refers to the scores on intelligence tests

Question 49 49. Adrenaline is produced by your

Question 50 50. Babies become familiar with their mother's voice

Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology Final Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next question. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. You will lose your work if you close or refresh this page. Good luck!

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