PSYC 101 Quiz 7

PSYC 101 Quiz 7 Liberty University

PSYC 101 Quiz 1 The Science of Psychology

PSYC 101 Quiz 2 The Biology of Behavior

PSYC 101 Quiz 3 Sensation and Perception

PSYC 101 Quiz 4 Learning, Memory, and Intelligence

PSYC 101 Quiz 5 Motivation and Emotion

PSYC 101 Quiz Developmental Psychology

PSYC 101 Quiz 7 Personality and Social Psychology

PSYC 101 Quiz 8 Psychological Disorders and Treatments

  1. Major functions of the skin include:
  2. Wavelength in sound waves corresponds to ______.
  3. The two brain areas responsible for speech language production and comprehension were named after which surgeons who discovered them?
  4. The duration of a sensation is defined by the relationship between the _______ intensity and the _________ intensity.
  5. A person’s _______ threshold is measured by taking the smallest amount of a stimulus and gradually increasing its strength until a person correctly guesses the stimulus’s presence 50% of the time.
  6. Lines measuring the function of loudness and frequencies of sound waves are called:
  7. is the process through which a physical stimulus is converted into a meaningful and useful neural signal capable of being interpreted by the brain.
  8. Top-down processing is an information-gathering process starting from each individual stimulus.
  9. Which system has one feature setting it apart from any other system?
  10. These receptors are activated by vibrations and are rapidly adapting. They are located in the dermis and have large receptive fields
  11. Information-gathering starting from an individual’s knowledge, expectations and prior experience is called:
  12. is a quantifiable pattern of physical energy, which is able to interact with an organism and produce a change in the condition of the organism.
  13. Which of the following are considered sensory receptors?
  14. Perception is
  15. The two types of sensory experiences that make up somesthesis are ________ sensitivity and _________ sensitivity.
  16. The _______ is the area at the center of the retina that contains the highest density of cones; visual acuity is highest in this region.
  17. Which of the following conditions respond to light therapy?
  18. The principle that the size of the difference threshold is relative to the strength of the original stimulus is called:
  19. The optic chiasm is a gap in the retina due to the exit of the optic nerve where no photoreceptors are located.
  20. Mechanoreceptors are a type of receptor that responds to painful stimuli or stimuli that are capable of causing tissue damage.
  21. Place the steps of the process from stimulation to perception in the correct order:
  22. Transduction is the process of converting a physical stimulus into a meaningful and useful neural signal capable of being interpreted by the brain.
  23. The _________ is responsible for controlling the diameter of the pupil.
  24. Pupil diameter is affected by all of the following EXCEPT:
  25. Olfactory receptor cells are what type of cells?
  26. The visual pathway for central vision and high spatial resolution images is called:
  27. Sensory receptors for gustation are known as ________
  28. Which of the following is NOT a type of sensory receptor?
  29. All of the following tasks are included in the process of visual perception EXCEPT:
  30. Approximately how many olfactory receptor cells does a typical human have?
  31. Sensory _______ occurs when the sensory receptors become less sensitive when exposed to a constant stimulus for a certain amount of time.
  32. How many major sensory modalities have been traditionally recognized?
  33. Top-down and bottom-up processing tend to co-occur.
  34. Kinesthetic sensitivity is:
  35. blindness is a phenomenon caused by diverted attention resulting in failure of accurate scene detection as if we are blind to that event.

Set 2

  1. The word personality is derived from a Latin word that refers to
  2. Eysenck’s Biological Theory uses what three dimensions to describe human personality?
  3. Eysenck predicted that extroverts should have levels of cortical excitation than introverts.
  4. The provides scores on dimensions such as depression, hypochondriasis, hysteria, paranoia, schizophrenia, and social introversion.
  5.            study involved subjects being ordered to administer strong electric shock to another subject, who was a confederate.
  6. The test is a test in which the subject is shown 30 black-and-white pictures showing people in various situations; the subjects are then asked to tell a story suggested to them by the pictures.
  7. is an explanation for altruistic behavior that asserts that organisms are helpful to others to because of the expectation that it will be reciprocated
  8. is characterized by fluctuating emotions, high anxiety, and a tendency toward negative moods, such as anger and depression.
  9. Psychology deals mostly with behavior
  10. refers to changing one’s behaviors due to an explicit (verbal or nonverbal) request from a non-authority figure.
  11. refers to changing one’s behavior due to a direct request from someone in authority.
  12. studied the culture between prisoners and guards to understand how abuse and torture can occur under these circumstances.
  13. love has all three components of Sternberg’s theory of loving.
  14. tests of personality are tests in which stimuli are ambiguous and testee’s responses are interpreted as reflecting unconscious aspects of personality.
  15. states that large external rewards reduce the intrinsic value of a behavior. in Freudian theory, is the personality structure that defines the moral or ethical aspects of personality.
  16. tests measure personality through straightforward questions or statements on which individuals report.
  17. A trait implies a/an about behavior.
  18. A personality is a related grouping of personality traits.
  19. , in Freudian theory, is all the instinctual urges that humans inherit,
  20. including eros and Thanatos
  21. study used a simple visual perception test to determine the effects of social pressure.
  22. Those who display high levels of tend to exhibit a high degree of organization, self-discipline, thoroughness, and a need to achieve.
  23. Three characteristics of persuasion that are important in determining its effectiveness are:
  24. Who is widely recognized as the founder of current personality and trait measurement?
  25. is characterized by a high degree of inventiveness, adventurousness, and curiosity.
  26. All of the following are explanations for aggression EXCEPT:
  27. According to Carl Rogers’s theory of personality, we have one basic tendency, which is .
  28. psychology studies the relationships among individuals or between individuals and groups.
  29. is a personality factor comprised of the traits friendly, compassionate, and cooperative.
  30. The theory argues that aggression is a result of learning from models in our environment.
  31. The test is a test in which the subject is presented with ten stimulus cards with printed figures resembling elaborate inkblots.
  32. Those who have high levels of tend to be outgoing, to seek stimulation, and want to be in the company of others.
  33. Attitudes are distinguished from opinions because they have strong .
  34. Those who are oriented tend to take responsibility for the consequences of their actions.
  35. is the metaphor that a mind is a blank slate.
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