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  • 1. 
    St Augustine proposed:
    • A. 

      I think therfore I am

    • B. 

      Mind-body are attributes of god

    • C. 

      Introdyced introspection and internal represenation of world

    • D. 

      We livein a dual world - what we percieve and what is real

  • 2. 
    The problems with spacial search metaphors are?
    • A. 

      Existing knowledge is used to explain new knowledge

    • B. 

      Knowing not - very quick to reject somethings as not true (should take longer to search all stores!)

  • 3. 
    Levels of processing theories of memory:
    • A. 

      Memory is an imaginative reconstruction ( not a retrieval)

    • B. 

      Memory as a byproduct of perceptual processing - creates memory traces

    • C. 

      Memorys are vibrations in the brain

  • 4. 
    Patricia's dual coding hypothesis is?
    • A. 

      Anything present during learning can be a cue for remembering

    • B. 

      Learning some items may disrupt retrieval of other info

    • C. 

      Concrete words are stored twice (as word and image) abstract words stored once (as word). we remember concrete better!

  • 5. 
    Direct realism describes memory as
    • A. 

      Relationship between knower and environment

    • B. 

      Prehension of sequential structure - not confined to present but stretches backwards

    • C. 

      Human in mind making descions

  • 6. 
    What predicted depression post partum?
    • A. 

      Increased sleep scores (poor sleep)

    • B. 

      Anxiety 1 year before pregnancy

    • C. 

      Self esteem

    • D. 

      Ideal body size ratings

  • 7. 
    Depression predicts anxiety when?
    • A. 

      Both are high

    • B. 

      In late pregancy

  • 8. 
    The scientific study of behavior and mental process.
    • A. 

      Humanistic Perspective

    • B. 

      Critical Thinking

    • C. 

      Nature-Nurture

    • D. 

      Psychology

  • 9. 
    What is the process of assigning participants to experimental conditions so that all participants have an equal chance of being assigned to any of the conditions or groups in the study?
    • A. 

      Expectancy effects

    • B. 

      Random assignment

    • C. 

      Demand characteristics

    • D. 

      Double-blind study

  • 10. 
    What are the two variables more in opposite directions?
    • A. 

      Correlation coefficient

    • B. 

      Positive correlation

    • C. 

      Correlational study

    • D. 

      Negative correlation