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What does subjective mean?

Biased

Which of the following terms is defined as a trigger or event that a subject responds to in the way it has been trained?

Conditioned stimulus

How is psyche best defined?

Mind

Psychologists have the authority to prescribe medication.

false

According to Hippocrates, a happy, outgoing, or optimistic person would be identified by which of the following humors?

Blood

Alexis's little boy loves horses. In fact, he will refer to any animal that has four legs, pointy ears, a long tail, and hoofs as a horse. Just the other day, he saw a zebra at the zoo and yelled out, "horsey." What is this scenario an example of?

Assimilation

Which of the following could be a sign that a person has ADD?

Difficulty paying attention,Forgetful,Difficulty Thinking before talking

If someone is diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, which of the following events could have led up to the diagnosis?

Family issues , Low self-esteem,Societal influences

Where was the first formal psychology lab founded?

Germany

Neil suffers from a type of schizophrenia. His symptoms include the inability to communicate or think clearly and inappropriate emotional responses. What type of schizophrenia is Neil suffering from?

Disorganized

Several people in Charlotte's family suffer from depression. Which of the following is true about Charlotte's chances of suffering from depression?

She is more likely to suffer from depression than others.

Which of the following personality issues might an Alzheimer's patient experience?

Mood swings ,Unreasonable suspiciousness ,Withdrawal from social situations

Which of the following forms of treatment works best for patients suffering from anxiety that occurs from something beyond a chemical imbalance?

Psychotherapy

When Dr. Mendley consults with his patient, he wants to review the patient's daily journal and chart that is used to monitor unwanted behaviors. If the patient comes unprepared, Dr. Mendley will reschedule the appointment. He wants to see the documents so that he can't observe any changes in the behavior the patient is tackling.

Which theory of psychology is Dr. Mendley most likely following?

Behaviorism

Constructivists believe that every person has his or her own way of learning.

true

According to behaviorists, on which of the following does the environment have a significant impact?

Behavior ,Personality

Which of the following is true of a fixed-ratio schedule?

Behavior is reinforced after a certain number of occurrences.

According to social learning theory, learning will not occur if motivation isn't present.

true

At which of the following stages of Freud's psychosocial development theory do children begin to develop their social skills?

Latency

If you are conducting a survey to determine the public's opinion on whether the local university should pass a "dry campus" (or no alcohol) policy, which of the following samples would be the least biased and most useful?

Local citizens who do not attend the university

Constructivism uses the scientific model to study how people create their own knowledge.

false

Which of the following elements of personality is driven by the pleasure principle?

Id

When in a crowd of people, Karyn won't make eye contact with others, tends to keep her arms crossed, and rarely carries on a conversation. Which of the following best describes her personality?

Insecure

According to Erickson's identify vs. confusion stage, which of the following words describes individuals who successfully overcome the stage?

Confident ,Self-sufficient

Type personality theory groups individuals based on their characteristics.

true

manda doesn't pay attention in class. She acts as if she doesn't understand a concept after her teacher demonstrates it many times. Even if she does show she understands something, she won't demonstrate the skill to others. According to social learning theory, what could Amanda's teacher offer her that might change her current state?

Motivation

What did functionalists focus their studies on?

Causes of consciousness and behavior

What does the midbrain control?

coordination

Psychiatrists graduate with an M.D.

true

At which of the following stages of Freud's psychosocial development theory do children begin to develop their social skills?

Latency

A psychologist who is studying schizophrenia is practicing what type of psychology?

Abnormal psychology

Which of the following would be a good representation of schemata?

Filing cabinet

Several people in Charlotte's family suffer from depression. Which of the following is true about Charlotte's chances of suffering from depression?

he is more likely to suffer from depression than others.

Type personality theory groups individuals based on their characteristics.

true

Which of the following can we better understand through research in the field of developmental psychology?

How people perceive and respond to external stimuli throughout their lifespans

In what stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory does inductive logic usually occur?

Concrete operational

Which of the following best defines disposition?

Nature of a person's personality

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