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College Psychology
To illustrate the psychological model of mind and behavior, your lecturer discussed the example of Pavlov's dog learning to salivate to the sound of a bell. In this example, the procedure of repeatedly pairing the bell with the food is best understood as a factor in the                     of the dog.
  1. conscious awareness
  2. past experience
  3. present situation
  4. biology
College Psychology
School-age children experience three levels of moral development. The punishment and obedience stage takes place at which level?
  1. communicative reasoning
  2. cognitive reasoning
  3. preconventional reasoning
  4. postadaptive reasoning
College Psychology
Which of the following research methods in psychology allows the experimenter to make inferences about cause and effect?
  1. Case Study method
  2. Naturalistic Observation
  3. Correlational Research
  4. Experimental Research Method
College Psychology
In the terms used by your lecture, a view of mind which emphasizes concepts or theories about mental processes which explain people's behavior in terms of their past or present environmental stimuli is a
  1. psychological or behavioral view
  2. naive view
  3. biopsychological view
  4. ontological view
College Psychology
Psychology is the              Scientific              study of            Behavior            and          Mental          processes.
College Psychology
Characteristics of adolescents age 13 to 18 years include:
  1. resenting being spoken to as if still a child
  2. seeing the world from their own perspective only
  3. being scared and believing that what has happened is their own fault
  4. being distrustful and uncooperative
College Psychology
In the legal definition of insanity, the person must have a mental disease that                                                        .
  1. causes him or her to hear voices
  2. makes it impossible to tell right from wrong
  3. makes him or her too anxious to control their impulses
  4. resembls a schizophrenic process
College Psychology
The process of introspection is most associated with the                   model of mind.
  1. psychological
  2. naive
  3. behavioral
  4. bio-psychological
College Psychology
Which of the following attributes was NOT included in the various criteria for normal behavior discussed in class
  1. efficient perception of reality
  2. acceptance by society
  3. reasonable control of impulses
  4. ability to be productive
  5. ability to have gratifying relationships
College Psychology
An explanation of behavior in terms of its ULTIMATE CAUSES involves explaining it in terms of:
  1. past experience
  2. evolutionary processes
  3. biology
  4. religious or philosophical principles
College Psychology
Which term below best describes Rene Descartes' view of the relation between a person's mind and body?
  1. Animistic
  2. Monistic
  3. Dualistic
  4. Generalistic
College Psychology
Properties of whole which cannot be found in the parts which make up that whole are called:
  1. emergent properties
  2. transcendent properties
  3. wholistic properties
  4. None of these answers is correct.Such properties do not really exist at all.
College Psychology
Explaining mind in terms of brain function is an example of explanation by:
  1. reduction
  2. example
  3. generalization
  4. synthesis
College Psychology
Psychology is the              Scientific              study of            Behavior            and          Mental          processes.
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