Psych 101 Test 3

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  • 1. 

    The Force that moves people to behave, think, and feel the way they do/

    • A.

      Drive

    • B.

      Homeostasis

    • C.

      Yerkes-Dodson Law

    • D.

      Motivation

    Correct Answer
    D. Motivation
    Explanation
    Motivation is the force that drives people to behave, think, and feel the way they do. It is the internal or external stimulus that compels individuals to take action or pursue certain goals. Motivation plays a crucial role in determining the level of effort and persistence individuals put into achieving their objectives. It can be influenced by various factors such as personal desires, needs, rewards, or external pressures. Motivation is a fundamental aspect of human behavior and is essential for individuals to strive towards their aspirations and maintain a sense of purpose.

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  • 2. 

    An eating disorder that involves the relentless pursuit of thinness through starvation.

    • A.

      Estrogen

    • B.

      Androgen

    • C.

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • D.

      Anorexia Nervosa

    Correct Answer
    D. Anorexia Nervosa
    Explanation
    Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by the relentless pursuit of thinness through self-imposed starvation. Individuals with this disorder have an intense fear of gaining weight and have a distorted body image. They often restrict their food intake to an extreme degree, leading to significant weight loss and malnutrition. This disorder can have severe physical and psychological consequences, and it requires professional treatment to address the underlying issues and promote recovery.

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  • 3. 

    An eating disorder in which the individual consistently follows a binge and purge eating disorder.

    • A.

      Bulimia Nervosa

    • B.

      Anorexia Nervosa

    • C.

      Androgen

    • D.

      Estrogen

    Correct Answer
    A. Bulimia Nervosa
    Explanation
    Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate compensatory behaviors such as self-induced vomiting, excessive exercise, or the use of laxatives or diuretics. The individual consistently follows a binge and purge eating pattern, consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time and then attempting to rid themselves of the calories consumed. This behavior is often driven by a fear of gaining weight and a distorted body image.

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  • 4. 

    Motivation that is based on internal factors such as organismic needs (autonomy, competence, and relatedness), as well as curiosity, challenge, and effort.

    • A.

      Intrinsic Motivation

    • B.

      Extrinsic Motivation

    • C.

      Self-Regulation

    • D.

      Polygraph

    Correct Answer
    A. Intrinsic Motivation
    Explanation
    Intrinsic motivation refers to the motivation that comes from within oneself, driven by internal factors such as autonomy, competence, relatedness, curiosity, challenge, and effort. It is the desire to engage in an activity for its own sake, without any external rewards or incentives. This type of motivation is often associated with increased satisfaction, enjoyment, and creativity in the task at hand.

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  • 5. 

    Motivation that involves external incentitives such as rewards and punishments.

    • A.

      Intrinsic motivation

    • B.

      Self-regulation

    • C.

      Extrinsic motivation

    • D.

      Polygraph

    Correct Answer
    C. Extrinsic motivation
    Explanation
    Extrinsic motivation refers to the type of motivation that is driven by external incentives, such as rewards or punishments. This means that individuals are motivated to engage in certain behaviors or tasks in order to receive a desired outcome or avoid a negative consequence. In this case, the question is asking for the term that best describes motivation involving external incentives, and the correct answer is "Extrinsic motivation."

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