AP Psych Final

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      John Locke

    • B. 

      Maslow

    • C. 

      Rogers

    • D. 

      Freud

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      View that knowledge originates from experience

    • B. 

      Study of interaction of thought processes

    • C. 

      Results varying form person to person

    • D. 

      Environmental influences on growth

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Traits and ways of survival pass on to following generations

    • B. 

      Do human traits develop through nature or through nurture of the parent?

    • C. 

      That knowledge originates from experience

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Results varying from person to person

    • B. 

      Each part of the body has a specific funtion

    • C. 

      Environmental influences on our growth- Rogers and Maslow said this

    • D. 

      That the soul is not separable from the body

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A perceived, non existent condition

    • B. 

      An experiment that contrasts the experimental condition

    • C. 

      Believing you're getting a treatment when you're not

    • D. 

      To check a procedures actual affects

  • 6. 
    A placebo expirement is...
    • A. 

      When the subject thinks they're getting the treatment when they really arent.

    • B. 

      Two contrasting experiments

    • C. 

      It explores cause and effects

    • D. 

      When the experimenter does an experiment to check the actual effects

  • 7. 
    Transduction is...
    • A. 

      Distance from one wave peak to the next

    • B. 

      Amount of intensity in a light or sound wave

    • C. 

      Process by which our sensory systems decode neurons

    • D. 

      Sharpness of vision

  • 8. 
    Freddy cannot see the billboard that is up ahead, but can see the stop sign that is right by his car. This is called...
    • A. 

      Nearsightedness

    • B. 

      Acuity

    • C. 

      Farsightedness

    • D. 

      I need glasses

  • 9. 
    The area in the eye that detects black, white and grey is the...
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Retina

    • C. 

      Cone

    • D. 

      Rod

  • 10. 
    The part of the eye that lets us see clearly in the daylight is the...
    • A. 

      Cone

    • B. 

      Rod

    • C. 

      Retina

    • D. 

      Optic nerve

  • 11. 
    The adjustible opening in the eye that allows light to come in is called
    • A. 

      Rod

    • B. 

      Pupil

    • C. 

      Retina

    • D. 

      Optic nerve

  • 12. 
    When the figure is different from the surroundings, we call this...
    • A. 

      The figure

    • B. 

      Gestalts

    • C. 

      Visual cliffs

    • D. 

      The ground

  • 13. 
    When our eyes percieve figures in 3D when we can really only see in 2D...
    • A. 

      Depth Perception

    • B. 

      Binocular Cues

    • C. 

      Visual Cliff

    • D. 

      Visual Capture

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      When we judge depth by using one eye

    • B. 

      When we judge depth by using two eyes

    • C. 

      When the images are contrasted by two retinas

    • D. 

      Our stability to see objects in 3D

  • 15. 
    Our ability to percieve similar objects as unchanging in shape
    • A. 

      Depth Perception

    • B. 

      Proximity

    • C. 

      Size Constancy

    • D. 

      Shape Constancy

  • 16. 
    The awareness of ourselves and our enviroment is known as
    • A. 

      Parallel Processing

    • B. 

      Sleep Stages

    • C. 

      Conscience

    • D. 

      Biological Clock

  • 17. 
    Billy is performing automatic tasks while he is unconscience. This is known as...
    • A. 

      Conscience

    • B. 

      Parallel Processing

    • C. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • D. 

      Insomnia

  • 18. 
    Stage 1 of the sleep stages is:
    • A. 

      Floating or falling asleep

    • B. 

      Where we spend most of our sleep

    • C. 

      Slow delta waves, where dreams occur

  • 19. 
    Sleep stage 2 is where:
    • A. 

      Falling or floating to sleep occurs

    • B. 

      Where dreams occur

    • C. 

      Fast delta waves occur

    • D. 

      We spend most of our time, lasts about twenty minutes

  • 20. 
    Sleep stage 3 is when:
    • A. 

      We are floating or falling asleep

    • B. 

      Where we spend most of our time

    • C. 

      Lasts about 30 minutes with large, slow delta waves

    • D. 

      When we wake up

  • 21. 
    Dissocations are defined as:
    • A. 

      A heightened suggestibility to which people are subject in varying degrees

    • B. 

      A split between normal sensations and consciousnesses

    • C. 

      Paranoid dreams or hallucinations

    • D. 

      Wet dreams ;)

  • 22. 
    Lisa has been drinking a lot of alcohol lately to get rid of her stress. This drug could be defined as a:
    • A. 

      Stimulant: Excites neural activities

    • B. 

      Hallucinogen: Distorts perceptions

    • C. 

      Depressant: slows neural activities and brain functions

  • 23. 
    Ally has started shooting up Crystal Meth with some of her new friends from Windsor. This drug excites her brain and quickens body functions. This drug is called a:
    • A. 

      Depressant

    • B. 

      Stimulant

    • C. 

      Hallucinogen

    • D. 

      Marijuana

  • 24. 
    Emily and Ally have been smoking a lot of weed recently. This drug could be called a:
    • A. 

      Hallucinogen

    • B. 

      Stimulant

    • C. 

      Depressant

    • D. 

      Awesome

  • 25. 
    Since ally has been doing Crystal Meth, she has begun to feel a lot of stress because her parents are bound to find out. This causes her to create a lady named Margot and a man named Henry so she can escape her stress. This disorder is known as:
    • A. 

      Schizophrenia

    • B. 

      Anti-Social

    • C. 

      OCD

    • D. 

      Dissociative Identity Disorder

  • 26. 
    Personality Disorders are:
    • A. 

      Detachment from others in social situations

    • B. 

      Behavior patterns that impair social functioning

    • C. 

      Two or more identities taking over behavioral processes

    • D. 

      Being detached from yourself as if you're watching yourself in a movie

  • 27. 
    Morgan goes into a therapist to expain her concerns. She says that she has eccentric behaviors that are emotionless and disengage her from others. Her therapist diagnoses her with:
    • A. 

      Anti-Social

    • B. 

      Schizophrenia

    • C. 

      Schizoid Disorder

    • D. 

      DID (Multiple Personality)

  • 28. 
    Alex starts stealing money from his friends without any regard. He then decides to steal money from his mothers purse, and when she catches him, he says that she should have given him the money in the first place. Alex has:
    • A. 

      Anti-Social

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • 29. 
    Morgan thinks that she is the greatest person in the world, and that everybody should think so too. This is known as:
    • A. 

      I love myself disorder

    • B. 

      Narcissistic Personality Disorder

    • C. 

      Anxiety Disorder

    • D. 

      OCD

  • 30. 
    Kassi starts telling people she kissed a famous singer to get attention from others, this is known as:
    • A. 

      Factitious Disorder

    • B. 

      Borderline Personality Disorder

    • C. 

      Schizophrenia

    • D. 

      Histrionic Personality Disorder

  • 31. 
    Chad is confused on whether or not he is a boy or a girl, and doesnt know why he performs the actions that he does. He is impulsive in his behavior and doesn't have many good friends. You diagnos him with:
    • A. 

      DID (Multiple Personality Disorder)

    • B. 

      Im a bitch disorder

    • C. 

      Borderline Personality Disorder

    • D. 

      Histrionic Personality Disorder

  • 32. 
    The Attribution Theory suggests:
    • A. 

      That we explain someone's behavior by their predisposition or the situation

    • B. 

      Our feelings our based on our beliefs that predispose our reactions to objects

    • C. 

      That people who first agree to a small request, will then agree to a larger one

    • D. 

      That observers may accidentely underestimate the impact of the situation

  • 33. 
    The tendency for observers, when analyzing another behaviors, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal dispostion is called:
    • A. 

      Fundamental Attribution Error

    • B. 

      Attribution Theory

    • C. 

      Foot- In The Door Phenomenon

    • D. 

      Attitudes

  • 34. 
    When Ally and Emily are sitting in class, Ally starts unknowingly mimicking Emily's actions. This is known as:
    • A. 

      Chameleon Effect

    • B. 

      Normative Social Influence

    • C. 

      Conformity

    • D. 

      Mood Linkage

  • 35. 
    When Emily plays basketball by herself, she just messes around shooting hoops. When she is on the court infront of the whole school, she starts stepping up her game. This is called:
    • A. 

      Social Loafing

    • B. 

      Social Facilitation

    • C. 

      Group Think

    • D. 

      Chameleon Effect

  • 36. 
    Social Loafing is when:
    • A. 

      When a group exerts more effort in order to get a task done

    • B. 

      Everyone in the group starts to think alike

    • C. 

      When the people in the group make a loaf of bread

    • D. 

      When a group exerts less effort when set to do a task

  • 37. 
    Group Polarization is
    • A. 

      When a group decides what they want is harmony

    • B. 

      When people exert themselves in a group to get a task finished

    • C. 

      When people in a group favor or appose something

    • D. 

      The loss of self awareness in a group

  • 38. 
    After 9/11, Americans lashed out at American-Arabians because of what happend. This is due to:
    • A. 

      Scapegoat theory

    • B. 

      Aggression

    • C. 

      Prejudice

    • D. 

      Discrimination

  • 39. 
    In The Great Gatsby, Wilson's reason for killing Gatsby is because "people get what they deserve" this is what theory/principle?
    • A. 

      In Group Bias

    • B. 

      Frustration-Aggression Principle

    • C. 

      Social Trap Theory

    • D. 

      The Just World Theory

  • 40. 
    In Twilight, the vampires hate the werewolves and the wolves hate the opposing vampires. This depicts...
    • A. 

      Mirror Images

    • B. 

      Aggression

    • C. 

      Prejudice

    • D. 

      Conflict

  • 41. 
    Altruism is:
    • A. 

      Increasingly liking someone after a good first impression

    • B. 

      If a bystander is less likely to help if others are around

    • C. 

      Unselfish regard for the welfare of others

    • D. 

      Love that matures into deep passion (aka taylor york and emily murphy)

  • 42. 
    In the Kitty Genovese murder, Bystanders did not help as she was being raped and murdered because others were around. This is called:
    • A. 

      Altruism

    • B. 

      Similarity of Attitudes

    • C. 

      Proximity

    • D. 

      The Bystander Effect

  • 43. 
    Emily believes that although Chad gave her compliments, it was always to make himself look better. This is called:
    • A. 

      Social Norm

    • B. 

      Social Exchange Theory

    • C. 

      Social Responsibility Norm

    • D. 

      Social-Reciprocity Norm

  • 44. 
    Reciprocity Norm is:
    • A. 

      When we expect to help the people who helped us

    • B. 

      When we follow what others believe is correct

    • C. 

      When geographical nearness promotes attraction

    • D. 

      When we disagree with the norm

  • 45. 
    Social Responsibility Norm:
    • A. 

      Expectation that we will help those who help us

    • B. 

      Expectation that bystanders will help in any situation

    • C. 

      Expectation that we will help those who are dependent on us

    • D. 

      Expectation that I am awesome

  • 46. 
    YAY YOU FINISHED THE TEST
    • A. 

      Emily is awesome

    • B. 

      Emily is Awesome

    • C. 

      EMILY IS AWESOME

    • D. 

      Choose wisely