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  1. In Pavlov's experiments, the dog's salivation triggered by the taste of food was a(n)
  2. To understand the unusual behavior of an adult client, a clinical psychologist carefully investigates the client's current life situation and his physical, social-cultural, and educational history. Which research method has the psychologist used?
  3. Which drugs appear to produce therapeutic affects by blocking receptor sites for dopamine?
  4. To learn about the TV viewing habits of all the children attending Oakbridge School, Professor DeVries randomly selected and interviewed 50 of the school's students. In this instance, all the children attending the school are considered to be a(n)
  5. Lee was momentarily terrified as a passing automobile nearly sideswipes his car. When one of his passengers joked that he almost had a two-color car, Lee laughed uncontrollably. Lee's emotional volatility best illustrates
  1. a the spillover effect.
  2. b unconditioned response.
  3. c population
  4. d antipsychotic drugs
  5. e The case study.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. selective attention.
  2. Cannon-Bard theory
  3. the double-blind procedure.
  4. the pitch we hear is related to the place where the cochlea's basilar membrane is stimulated.
  5. tendency for standards of judgement to be heavily influenced by previous experiences.

5 True/False questions

  1. The pop-out phenomenon illustrates that some stimuli almost inevitably triggercomply with a large request if one has previously complied with a small request.


  2. Electroconvulsive therapy has proven to be effective in the treatment oftwo-factor theory.


  3. Unlike ducklings, children do not imprint. Their fondness for certain people, however, is fostered bymere exposure.


  4. Nancy's therapist encourages her to think about her strengths rather than her weaknesses and to develop a habit of thanking others when they compliment her or provide emotional support. The therapist's approach best illustratescognitive-behavior therapy.


  5. The ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and similar stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus is calledtwo-factor theory.