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  1. a Volunteers who participated in an eight-week course of meditation training exhibited increased levels of the ______ activity associated with positive emotions.
    A. left hemisphere
    B. right hemisphere
    C. somatic nervous system
    D. autonomic nervous system
  2. b Research on stressful life events indicates that
    A. those who live a relatively peaceful, monastic life actually suffer a higher-than-average rate of heart attacks.
    B. those who have been recently widowed, fired, or divorced are more vulnerable to disease.
    C. survivors of a natural disaster are immunized against stress and have fewer long-term health problems.
    D. all of these statements are true.
  3. c The fact that human aggression varies widely from culture to culture most strongly suggests that it is NOT
    A. a reaction to frustration.
    B. influenced by social norms.
    C. an unlearned instinct.
    D. a product of deindividuation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. To alleviate the stress he feels after failing a college course, Jeremy seeks social support from his friends and family. Jeremy's behavior best illustrates
    A. a Type A personality.
    B. a Type B personality.
    C. problem-focused coping.
    D. emotion-focused coping.
  2. A notable improvement in morale was observed among nursing home patients who experienced an enhanced sense of
    A. fixation.
    B. free association.
    C. personal control.
    D. factor analysis.
  3. The foot-in-the-door phenomenon refers to the tendency to
    A. neglect critical thinking because of a strong desire for social harmony within a group.
    B. perform simple tasks more effectively in the presence of others.
    C. comply with a large request if one has previously complied with a small request.
    D. experience an increasing attraction to novel stimuli as they become more familiar.
  4. Attribution theory was designed to account for
    A. the process of revealing intimate aspects of ourselves to others.
    B. the impact of both heredity and environment on social behavior.
    C. the loss of self-awareness that occurs in group situations.
    D. how people explain others' behavior.
  5. Men and women students watched film clips that were sad, happy, or frightening. Measures taken during their viewing of films showed that the genders differed the most in their
    A. self-reported emotions.
    B. changes in heart rate.
    C. facial expressions of emotion.
    D. changes in respiration.

5 True/False questions

  1. DReduced feelings of tension following aggressive outbursts contribute to
    A. spontaneous remission.
    B. adaptation-level phenomenon.
    C. the spillover effect.
    D. the reinforcement of aggression.

          

  2. DMen and women students watched film clips that were sad, happy, or frightening. Measures taken during their viewing of films showed that the genders differed the most in their
    A. self-reported emotions.
    B. changes in heart rate.
    C. facial expressions of emotion.
    D. changes in respiration.

          

  3. AAccording to terror-management theory, anxiety about our own mortality motivates us to enhance our
    A. self-esteem.
    B. parallel processing.
    C. reciprocal determinism.
    D. external locus of control.

          

  4. CAttribution theory was designed to account for
    A. the process of revealing intimate aspects of ourselves to others.
    B. the impact of both heredity and environment on social behavior.
    C. the loss of self-awareness that occurs in group situations.
    D. how people explain others' behavior.

          

  5. CThe genes in muscle cells that are not activated by exercise produce lower quantities of proteins, which leaves us susceptible to
    A. type 2 diabetes.
    B. cardiovascular disease.
    C. cancer.
    D. all of these diseases.

          

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