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A Quiz Of General Psychology :)

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1.  If you have problems with your gall bladder, you often feel pain in other parts of your body, such as your shoulders. This is called...
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2.  In reference to question number 2. This theory explains the confusion of neural signals
3.   Special sensory neurons in the skin and other tissues of the body. It translates certain stimuli into action potentials that are then transmitted to more central parts of the nervous system
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4.  This theory of emotion proposes that emotions happen as a result of these, rather than being the cause of them   The sequence thus is as follows: Event ==> arousal ==> interpretation ==> emotion Example I see a bear. My muscles tense, my heart races. I feel afraid.
5.  The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Behavior is anything an organism does and mental processes are the internal, subjective experience we infer from behavior.
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6.  He noted in 1937 that the physiological side of emotion is not just a matter of the hypothalamus, but a complex network of neural pathways
7.  If you are doing this activity, then you are probably in an altered state of consciousness
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8.  In reference to number 7, after some modifications, the Papez Circuit is now known as the
9.  A condition wherein a person is about 35% over the ideal body weight
10.  A cognitive Psychologist is most likely to be interested in 
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11.  True or False: According to Atkinson and Shiffren, when your mind is processing information for your memory, sensory input travels from the working store, to the sensory store, to the long-term store
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12.  The traditional approach, divides the memory into three parts, the first part of the memory is the very short term memory, better known as
13.  If you were looking for an employee who could find minute differences between small objects, ideally he would have
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14.  Most Psychologists agree that hypnosis involves
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15.   According to Hall there are four different personal space zones. Three of which are intimate, personal and public. But what is the fourth?
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16.  Some psychologists, echoing Watson, point out that consciousness is subjective and "if you can measure it..."
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18.  It occurs when an older memory interferes with remembering a newer memory
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19.  This man was a psychologist/philosopher who thought it was fruitful to consider the evolved functions of our thoughts and feelings. Why does the nose smell and brain think? He took after Darwin ideas like thinking is a factor that's adaptive and contributing to survival.
20.  Which behavior is common in situations of motivational conflict?
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21.  The "need for cognitive consistency" can also be described as a need for...
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22.  Exceptionally clear memories of emotional events, one that has a near-photographic quality 
23.  As opposed to the circadian rhythm, the ___ is the rhythm occurring within a period of less than 24 hours 
24.  What is the idea behind Maslow's Hierarchy of needs?
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25.  Why is Ekman's work on facial expression useful for other researchers?
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26.  This part of the brain stem is responsible for initiating REM sleep
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28.  A neurologic movement disorder associated with a sleep complaint. The person experiences unpleasant leg sensations and an almost irresistible urge to move the legs. Symptoms are worse during inactivity and often interfere with sleep
29.  What is the lexical component of text processing?
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30.  The ability to divide, detach, an manipulate our own actions. It is the fundamental operation in all so-called higher mental processes
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