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psych vocab 3
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Social Psychology
- Fundamental Attribution Error
- Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenom
- Mere Exposure Effect
- Psychosexual Stages
- a the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition
- b the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another
- c the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.
- d the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them
- e the childhood stages of development (oral, anal, phallic, latency, genital) during which, according to Freud, the id's pleasure-seeking energies focus on distinct erogenous zones.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- an anxiety disorder in which a person is continually tense, apprehensive, and in a state of autonomic nervous system arousal
- a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people
- An unjustifiable (and usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members. Prejudice generally involves stereotyped beliefs, negative feelings, and a predisposition to discriminatory action.
- The most widely used projective test, a set of 10 inkblots, designed by Hermann Rorschach; seeks to identify people's inner feelings by analyzing their interpretations of the blots
- the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting either the situation or the person's disposition
5 True/False Questions
Bipolar Disorder → an anxiety disorder marked by unpredictable minutes-long episodes of intense dread in which a person experiences terror and accompanying chest pain, choking, or other frightening sensations
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) → a psychological disorder marked by the appearance by age 7 of one or more of three key symptoms: extreme inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity
Medical Model → the concept that diseases, in this case psychological disorders, have physical causes that can be diagnosed, treated, and, in most cases, cured, often through treatment in a hospital
Schizophrenia → a group of severe disorders characterized by disorganized and delusional thinking, disturbed perceptions, and inappropriate emotions and actions
Dissociative Identity Disorder → a rare dissociative disorder in which a person exhibits two or more distinct and alternating personalities. Also called multiple personality disorder.