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General Psychology Final Comprehensive Exam


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  • 1. 
    Rapid, high-peaking brain waves lasting 10-25 minutes 
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 2

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

    • E. 

      REM Sleep

  • 2. 
    Hair Growth, sleep/wake cycles, PMS, blinking, and breathing are all examples of 
    • A. 

      Circadian Rythms

    • B. 

      Natural Happenings

    • C. 

      Biological Rythms

    • D. 

      Bodily Disfunctions

  • 3. 
    Low Frequency Delta Waves lasting 30 minutes 
    • A. 

      Stage 3

    • B. 

      Stage 1

    • C. 

      REM

    • D. 

      Stage 4

  • 4. 
    Problems in getting adequate amounts of sleep because of stress or anxiety is
  • 5. 
    A neurological disorder characterized by accessive sleepyness throughout the day is
  • 6. 
    Physiological and Psychological Factors that cause us to behave a specific way at a certain time. 
  • 7. 
    Associated with dreaming, muscle paralysis and rapid eyes
    • A. 

      REM sleep

    • B. 

      Stage 1

    • C. 

      Stage 2

    • D. 

      Sleep Apnea

  • 8. 
    Deep Sleep, delta waves, sleep walking & talking, difficult to wake up.
    • A. 

      Stage 1

    • B. 

      Stage 3

    • C. 

      Stage 2

    • D. 

      Stage 4

  • 9. 
    Always triggers a reflex action: a unconditioned response.
  • 10. 
    Being aware that you're dreaming while you are dreaming
  • 11. 
    When your muscles don't paralyze during sleep, you might have
    • A. 

      Sleep Apnea

    • B. 

      REM Sleep Disorder

    • C. 

      Narcolepsy

    • D. 

      Sleep Walking

  • 12. 
    The 24 hour biological cycle that regulates sleep patterns is
  • 13. 
    Transitional Stage lasting 1-7 minutes when you start incorporating reality into your dream
  • 14. 
    Awareness of external and internal stimuli. Brain activity is measured by an eeg. 
    • A. 

      Unconsciousness

    • B. 

      Positive Awareness

    • C. 

      Consciousness

    • D. 

      Pre Consciousness

  • 15. 
    Intentional repeating of information so it remains longer in short term memory.
  • 16. 
    Memory helped or hindered by similarities or difference in a person's internal state during learning versus recall. 
  • 17. 
    Decay theories
    • A. 

      Memories fade away or decay gradually if unused

    • B. 

      Ability to retrieve info declines with time after original encoding

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    When a NEW memory interferes with remembering OLD information
  • 19. 
    Memory tied to your own personal experiences 
  • 20. 
    General facts and definitions about the world
  • 21. 
    Memory that enables you to perform specific learned skills of habitual responses
  • 22. 
    Four key processes for learning
  • 23. 
    Learning by watching others
  • 24. 
    A relatively permanent change in behavior and knowledge due to experience
    • A. 

      Development theory

    • B. 

      Learning

    • C. 

      Cognitive thinking

  • 25. 
    Increasing the frequency of a behavior by following it with the presentations of a positive reinforcer.
    • A. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • B. 

      Reward

    • C. 

      Punishment

    • D. 

      Positive reinforcement

  • 26. 
    Increasing the frequency of a behavior by following it with the removal of an unpleasant stimulus.
    • A. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • B. 

      Punishment

    • C. 

      Rude behavior

    • D. 

      Reward

  • 27. 
    Reinforcing behaviors that lead up to the desired behavior
    • A. 

      Closure

    • B. 

      Creative

    • C. 

      Shaping

  • 28. 
    An intense and irrational fear of an object or situation that presents no real danger
    • A. 

      Panic Disorder

    • B. 

      Agoraphobia

    • C. 

      Phobic Disorder

    • D. 

      Generalized Anxiety Disorder

  • 29. 
    Recurrent attacks of overwhelming anxiety that usually come suddenly and unexpectedly
    • A. 

      Panic Disorder

    • B. 

      Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    • C. 

      Agoraphobia

    • D. 

      Phobic Disorder

  • 30. 
    Many different, specific, underlying fears
    • A. 

      Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    • B. 

      Panic Disorder

    • C. 

      Agoraphobia

    • D. 

      OCD

  • 31. 
    Continuously high levels of worry or dread 
    • A. 

      Agoraphobia

    • B. 

      OCD

    • C. 

      Generalized Anxiety

  • 32. 
    War, accident, natural disaster, increased stress and anxiety, nightmares, depression, all these symptoms can be treated with medicine or relaxation techniques
  • 33. 
    What are the five stages of personality development (psychosexual stages)
  • 34. 
    In what psychosexual stage does the person develop erotic preference for the mother (boy) or the father (girl)
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Phallic

    • C. 

      Anal

    • D. 

      Latency

  • 35. 
    Sexual feelings reemerge and are oriented towards others
    • A. 

      Phallic

    • B. 

      Latency

    • C. 

      Anal

    • D. 

      Genital

  • 36. 
    The perception and beliefs we have about ourselves
  • 37. 
    A stable predisposition or behavior in a certain way
  • 38. 
    We dream to express unconscious wishes, conflicts, and desires
    • A. 

      Activation synthesis

    • B. 

      Psychoanalytical theory

    • C. 

      Problem-focused

  • 39. 
    The ratio of the activities or three cones give us color
  • 40. 
    The whole is more important than the sum of its parts
  • 41. 
    Our motivations are divided into levels from basic survival to psychological and self fufilment with the strongest needs on the bottom. 
    • A. 

      Humanistic

    • B. 

      Drive

    • C. 

      Incentive

    • D. 

      Instinct

  • 42. 
    The pleasure principle that wants immediate gratification of biological urges
  • 43. 
    Reality principle that emerges after birth
  • 44. 
    The moral component that applies moral values of society in satisfying ones wishes.