General Psychology Final

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General Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

General Psychology final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are characteristics of the different sleep stages?
    • A. 

      A brainwave (delta waves) are very large and slow.

    • B. 

      In a state of oblivion. This is often refered to as a deep sleep.

    • C. 

      Breathing becomes irregular, while your heart rate also slows down. There are mainly small, irregular waves with some alpha.

    • D. 

      Your body temperature drops and the EEG begins to include sleep spindles.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 2. 
    What is the theories of sleep function?
    • A. 

      Restorative (sleep chemical), Evolutionary, and Brian development (age, comparative)

    • B. 

      During REM sleep, proteins and other cellular components are returned to body.

    • C. 

      Adaptive non-responding and Neural theories

  • 3. 
    Please describe what nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleeptalking, and REM without atonia is and how are they different.
  • 4. 
    Describe Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, and Circadian Rhythm.
  • 5. 
    What can be accomplished under hypnosis and who is capable of being hypnotized?
  • 6. 
    What behavioral effects and withdrawl effects are caused from addictive drugs?
    • A. 

      Is obsessed with the drug, engage in the behaivor even though it is causing harm, and does the behavior even if they don't want to anymore or not.

    • B. 

      Lose of control, low self-esteem, and denies the behavior of doing the addictive drugs.

    • C. 

      Irritability, craving, restlessness or depression.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are therapy options for alcoholism?
    • A. 

      Abstinence (AA)

    • B. 

      "Controlled drinking"

    • C. 

      Drink more to make yourself sick.

    • D. 

      Family therapy

    • E. 

      Antause

    • F. 

      Quite cold turckey

    • G. 

      Detox

  • 8. 
    Adaptation is decreased sensitivity at the neural level after repeated stimulation.  Habituation is decreased sensitivity at the receptor level when stimuli are unchanging.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Maintenance rehearsal and elaborative rehearsal are the two types of rehearsal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Strength of consequences, timing of consequences, unconsistant of consequences, and motivation of organism a variables affecting the effectiveness of reinforcer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sleep ehances memory by laying down new information into long term and if you're rested then you can concetrate better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Depth perception is accomplished by ________
  • 13. 
    A rods function is _______ and a cones function is _________
  • 14. 
    Motivation is ____________________________