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College Social Sciences
What is the physiological view of dreams and interpretations?
  1. Simple, random neural firing.
  2. Process of information while sleeping.
  3. Reaction to medicines while sleeping.
  4. Too much caffeine before sleeping.
College Social Sciences
Which of the following psychologists is NOT associated with the study of classical conditioning?
  1. Skinner
  2. Pavlov
  3. Watson
  4. Neither A nor C is associated with classical conditioning
College Social Sciences
Psychologists use the term                 to refer to a relatively permanent change in behavior relating from experience.
  1. development
  2. maturation
  3. cognition
  4. learning
College Social Sciences
Sleep provides time for physical and cognitive restoration.
  1. True
  2. False
College Social Sciences
Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of punishment?
  1. It is ineffective if it is not delivered immediately after the undesirable behavior.
  2. Physical punishment sends the message that aggressive behavior is appropriate.
  3. It tends to change behavior very slowly.
  4. Punishment does not suggest which alternative behaviors might be more desirable.
College Criminal Justice
Common White-collar crimes include:
(six answers, write all)
College Criminal Justice
Giving money or valuables to someone to influence his or her action or decisions is                
College Criminal Justice
Unauthorized use of a credit card to make purchases is _____ ______ ______
College Criminal Justice
Formal study of crime, The causes of crime, Society's response to crime, Crime prevention techniques, and the effectiveness of correction and rehabilitation methods is called __________
College Criminal Justice
Not paying taxes is _____ _______
College Criminal Justice
Taking of property that had been entrusted to you as part of your job
College Social Work
An example of sexual abuse is:
  1. leaving a patient alone on the toilet
  2. a medical employee that curses at a patient
  3. a medical employee that shows a patient a pornographic magazine
  4. not assisting a patient with toileting when needed
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 Criminal Justice
Selling private company infrmation to business competitors is called _____ ______ _____
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
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
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 Sociology
               believed in self interest, the division of labor, the functions of markets and the international implications of laissez-faire economy.
  1. Herbert Spencer
  2. Marx Weber
  3. Adam Smith
  4. Augste Comte
College Criminal Justice
Formal study of crime victims is called _________
College Psychology
Psychology is the              Scientific              study of            Behavior            and          Mental          processes.
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