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5 Matching questions

  1. organizational psychology
  2. iris
  3. long-term potentiation
  4. extinction
  5. creativity
  1. a A ring of muscle tissue that forms the colored portion of the eye around the pupil and controls the size of the pupil opening
  2. b The diminishing of a conditioned response
  3. c A subfield of I/O psychology that examines organizational influences on worker satisfaction and productivity and facilitates organizational change
  4. d The ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
  5. e An increase in a synapse's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation - believed to be the neural basis for learning and memory

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The view that psychology (a) should be an objective science that (2) studies behavior without reference to mental processes - most research psychologists today agree with (1) but not with (2)
  2. Mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations
  3. the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
  4. Proposes that faith in one' worldview and the pursiut of self-esteem provide protection against a deeply rooted fear of death
  5. The nerve that carries neural impulses from the eyes to the brain

5 True/False questions

  1. hierarchy of needsMaslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active


  2. personnel psychologythe study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principals of natural selection


  3. echoic memoryMemory of facts and experiences that one can consciously know and "declare"


  4. crystallized intelligenceAn altered state of consciousness reported after close brush with death


  5. central nervous systemthe division of the perihperal nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles


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