Wk 13 Lect 1 Psychology Of Human-animal Relationships

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Wk 13 Lect 1 PSychology of human-animal relationships


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  • 1. 
    The r'ship between human and animals is important because:
    • A. 

      They prob influenced our evolution acctounting for how we think and act now.

    • B. 

      They are imp to modern humans influencing our health and well-being.

    • C. 

      They may determine the future of our species.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Anthropomorphism is:
    • A. 

      Imposing animal qualities onto humans.

    • B. 

      Imposing human qualities onto animals.

    • C. 

      Suggesting we behave like animals.

    • D. 

      Suggesting animals behave like humans.

  • 3. 
    According to Carl Sagan, pretty much our entire history happened on the last day of his cosmic calender. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sagan depicts proto-humans as a group of small apes, but science evidence disconfirms this view. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For survival, Lucy's family relied on:
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Physical env

    • C. 

      Social env

    • D. 

      Biotic env

    • E. 

      Human-animal relations

    • F. 

      B-d

  • 6. 
    Something critical happened in the development of the human species as recently as 10,000 years ago. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The 4 intelligences of the prehistoric brain, i.e., up to 50,000 years ago, were:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Natural history

    • C. 

      Technical

    • D. 

      General

    • E. 

      Fluid

    • F. 

      Crystal

    • G. 

      A-d

  • 8. 
    50,000 years ago we developed the capacity to infer. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Animals played a part in this development because humans started to communicate and they drew animals. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Along with cognitive fluidity, ___ arose.
    • A. 

      Societies

    • B. 

      Anthropomorphism

    • C. 

      Teleology

    • D. 

      Family tightness

  • 11. 
    14,000 years ago the first animal to be domesticated was a __:
    • A. 

      Cat

    • B. 

      Wolf

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Cow

  • 12. 
    What triggered the change that coincided with domesticating animals and plants?
    • A. 

      An evolutionary accident.

    • B. 

      We started to plan ahead.

    • C. 

      Domestication is something we did with animals not to animals.

    • D. 

      The concept of co-evolution.

    • E. 

      A, c, and d

  • 13. 
    Edward Wilson came up with the ___.
    • A. 

      Evolution theory.

    • B. 

      Biophilia hypothesis.

    • C. 

      Domestication theory.

    • D. 

      Co-evolution theory.

  • 14. 
    Lecture 2 In all societies, pets are NOT treated as well as children. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    5 things that psychologists KNOW contribute to mental health and wellbeing:
    • A. 

      Positive emotions

    • B. 

      Relationships

    • C. 

      Engagement

    • D. 

      Meaning

    • E. 

      Achievement

    • F. 

      A-e

  • 16. 
    The 3 theories which try and explain why we keep pets:
    • A. 

      Social paratism

    • B. 

      Social deficit

    • C. 

      Mutual benefits or positive psychology

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Companion animal emphasises the psychological relationship between guardian and animal. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Companionship provided by animals is good for our ___ health.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Psychological

    • D. 

      Social

    • E. 

      A, c and d

  • 19. 
    __ % of owners feel very close to their pet.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      70

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      90

  • 20. 
    Alot of children with autism now have a companion animal in the house. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Animals buffer against loss and grief and can prevent depression and suicide. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Lecture 3 There are currently ___ listings for animal advocacy groups.
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      20,000

    • C. 

      16,000

    • D. 

      25,000

  • 23. 
    To create a humane and sustainable world for all animals, including people, through education, advocacy, and the promotion of respect and compassion. This are the goals of:
    • A. 

      RSPCA

    • B. 

      HSUS

    • C. 

      PETA

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment EVER!. This is the goal of:
    • A. 

      RSPCA

    • B. 

      HSUS

    • C. 

      PETA

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    Peta tries to recruit ___ to increase member numbers.
    • A. 

      The elderly

    • B. 

      Retired

    • C. 

      Students

    • D. 

      Anybody

  • 26. 
    Animals are morally significant. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    In terms of extremists, which group is more?
    • A. 

      RSPCA

    • B. 

      PETA

    • C. 

      HSUS

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    Why do we treat animals badly? It is all about human psychology. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Animal welfare is deteriorating in developing countries. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Companion animals lead to increased attention and pos beh in C with ASD. This is:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False