Psych 7

16 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Psych Quizzes & Trivia

Psychology is a scientific study of the many ways in which the brain works – whether that be in the form of thought, behaviour, mind, conscious experience and unconscious experience. How much do you know about psychology?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the folowing tradtions strongly contributed to the understanding of personality processes EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The phenomenological approach

    • B. 

      Social learning theory

    • C. 

      Psychoanalysis

    • D. 

      Empirically based test construction methods

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the basic stages of emotion?
    • A. 

      Appraisal

    • B. 

      Motives

    • C. 

      Facial expressions

    • D. 

      Scripts

  • 3. 
    Personal projects are similar to the concept of life tasks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Bicultural individuals often have difficulty quickly switching cultural frames of reference
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    According to the set point model of happiness, levels of happiness are genetically determined
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What goal-related term describes the ongoing motivation that persists in the mind until the goal is either attained or abandoned?
    • A. 

      Current concerns

    • B. 

      Personal projects

    • C. 

      Judgment goals

    • D. 

      Personal strivings

  • 7. 
    It has been suggested that chronic anxiety is the result of 
    • A. 

      Repeated pairing a common stimulus with an unpleasant response

    • B. 

      The law of effect

    • C. 

      Repeated exposure to averse stimuli that are unpredictable and random

    • D. 

      Second-order conditioning and stimulus generalization

  • 8. 
    The idea that, in time, you can get used to almost anything is associated with which learning mechanisms?
    • A. 

      Habituation

    • B. 

      Classical conditioning

    • C. 

      Operant condtioning

    • D. 

      Respondent conditioning

  • 9. 
    The attempt to determine how behavior is connected to the environment is called 
    • A. 

      Behavioral linking

    • B. 

      Empiricism

    • C. 

      Associationism

    • D. 

      Functional analysis

  • 10. 
    Behaviorism is concerned with ________, whereas Rotter’s social learning perspective is concerned with ________.
    • A. 

      Actual rewards and punishments; believes about reward and punishment

    • B. 

      Operant conditioning; respondent conditioning

    • C. 

      General behavioral tendencies; specific learned motivational tendencies

    • D. 

      Classical conditioning; observational learning

  • 11. 
    Which theorist had a substantial intellectual influence on Mischel's ideas about the cognitive-affective personality system?
    • A. 

      George Kelly

    • B. 

      Gordon Allport

    • C. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • D. 

      Hands Eysenck

  • 12. 
    Behaviorists believe that personality differences can be entirely explained by 
    • A. 

      Learning

    • B. 

      Behavioral traits

    • C. 

      Phenomenological processes

    • D. 

      IQ

  • 13. 
    John Locke’s conception of the newborn mind as a tabula rasa (blank slate) is closely associated with the idea of
    • A. 

      Associationism

    • B. 

      Empiricism

    • C. 

      Rationalism

    • D. 

      Existenianlism

  • 14. 
    According to principles of hedonism, the objective is to seek pleasure even if it involves some pain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An individual with an internal locus of control typically tends to have low generalized expectanices
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    From the perspective of expectancy value theory, your belief about how likely a behavior is to attain a certain goal is called your
    • A. 

      Behavior potential

    • B. 

      Expectancy

    • C. 

      Reinforcement value

    • D. 

      General self-efficacy