Psychology Prequiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Scientific study of behavior and mental processes

    • B. 

      Scientific study of the brain and its processes

  • 2. 
    Engages in laboratory testing of psychological theories
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Develpmental

    • C. 

      Experimental

    • D. 

      Health

  • 3. 
    Studies thinking processes and information processing
    • A. 

      Experimental

    • B. 

      Clinical

    • C. 

      School

    • D. 

      Cognitive

  • 4. 
    Concerned with social, cognitive, personality growth in children and adults
    • A. 

      Developmental

    • B. 

      Physiological

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Experimental

  • 5. 
    Examines and treats patients in mental health settings
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Cultrual

    • C. 

      Physiological

    • D. 

      Clinical

  • 6. 
    Assists educators to promote greater learning in students
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Cultural

  • 7. 
    Discovers relation between emotions, behavior, stress, and illness
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Cognitive

    • C. 

      Health

    • D. 

      Experimental

  • 8. 
    Interested in how individuals are influenced by other people or groups
    • A. 

      Cultural

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Clinical

    • D. 

      Develpmental

  • 9. 
    Measures brain waves and function of nervous system
    • A. 

      Industrial

    • B. 

      Clinical

    • C. 

      Physiological

    • D. 

      Health

  • 10. 
    Compares universals and specifics of human behavior in diverse ethnic groups
    • A. 

      Cultural

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Develpmental

  • 11. 
    Studies organizations, human factor design and employee training
    • A. 

      Cognitive

    • B. 

      Experimental

    • C. 

      Developmental

    • D. 

      Industrial

  • 12. 
    Unconscious processes & unresolved past conflicts
    • A. 

      Psychodynamic - freud

    • B. 

      Behavior - freud

    • C. 

      Psychodynamic - pavlov

    • D. 

      Behavior - pavlov

  • 13. 
    Observable environmental influences on overt behavior
    • A. 

      Humanist - rogers, watson

    • B. 

      Cognitive - piaget, ellis

    • C. 

      Psychodynamic - freud

    • D. 

      Behavior - pavlov, watson

  • 14. 
    Free-will, self actualization and human nature postive
    • A. 

      Cognitive - piaget, ellis

    • B. 

      Neuroscience - muller, lashley

    • C. 

      Humanist - rogers, maslow

    • D. 

      Sociocultural - berry, greenfield

  • 15. 
    Thoughts, perception, and information processing
    • A. 

      Cognitive - piaget, ellis

    • B. 

      Psychodynamic - freud

    • C. 

      Sociocultural - berry, greenfield

    • D. 

      Neuroscience - muller, lashley

  • 16. 
    Genetics and biological processes in the brain and nervous system
    • A. 

      Cognitive - piaget, ellis

    • B. 

      Humanist - rogers, maslow

    • C. 

      Neuroscience - muller, lashley

    • D. 

      Evolutionary - darwin

  • 17. 
    Natural selection, adaptation, and evolution of behavior/mental processes
    • A. 

      Psychodynamic - freud

    • B. 

      Evolutionary - darwin

    • C. 

      Cognitive - piaget,ellis

    • D. 

      Sociocultural - berry, greenfield

  • 18. 
    Social interaction and the cultural determinants of behavior and mental processes
    • A. 

      Sociocultural - berry, greenfield

    • B. 

      Psychodynamic - freud

    • C. 

      Humanist - rogers, maslow

    • D. 

      Cognitive - piaget, ellis

  • 19. 
  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Cataclysmic event

    • B. 

      Chronic Stressor

    • C. 

      Life Changes

    • D. 

      Death

    • E. 

      Hassles

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Approach-approach

    • B. 

      Avoidance-Approach

    • C. 

      Approach-Avoidance

    • D. 

      Avoidance-Avoidance

  • 22. 
    Chronically on edge, feel intense time urgency and are preoccupied with responsibilities
    • A. 

      Type A Personality

    • B. 

      Type B Personality

  • 23. 
    Laid back, calm and relaxed attitued toward life
    • A. 

      Type A personality

    • B. 

      Type B personality

  • 24. 
    Coping strategy based on changing ones perception on stressful situations
    • A. 

      Problem focused

    • B. 

      Emotion Focused

  • 25. 
    Coping strategy that use problem solving strategies to decrease or eliminate the source of stress
    • A. 

      Problem focused

    • B. 

      Emotion focused

  • 26. 
    Tendency to distinguish between figure and ground
    • A. 

      Monocular cues

    • B. 

      Perceptual organization

    • C. 

      Binocular cues

    • D. 

      Perceptual constancies

  • 27. 
    Tendency for the environemnt to be perceived as remaining the same even with changes in sensory input
    • A. 

      Monocular cues

    • B. 

      Perceptual constancies

    • C. 

      Binocular cues

    • D. 

      Perceptual organization

  • 28. 
    Visual imput from 2 eyes that allows perception of depth or distance
    • A. 

      Binocular cues

    • B. 

      Perceptual constancies

    • C. 

      Monocular cues

    • D. 

      Perceptual organization

  • 29. 
    Visual imput from a single eye alone that contributes to perception of depth or distance
    • A. 

      Monocular cues

    • B. 

      Perceptual organization

    • C. 

      Binocular cues

    • D. 

      Perceptual constancies