Devry PSYCH 110 w1 quiz - 42290

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Question 1. 1. (TCO 1) Psychology is defined as the _____. (Points : 2)




Question 2. 2. (TCO 1) If Dr. A is interested in studying why individuals with antisocial personality continue to commit crimes and hurt others without feeling any remorse, on what goal of psychology is Dr. A focused? (Points : 2)



 

Question 3. 3. (TCO 1) Research has shown that watching aggression on television causes children to become physically more aggressive. As a result, the V-chip was created. What goal of psychology does this best represent? (Points : 2)



 

Question 4. 4. (TCO 1) Functionalism was strongly influenced by what previous theory? (Points : 2)



 

Question 5. 5. (TCO 1) Pavlov's concept of _____ explained behavior as a result of observable stimuli and observable responses. (Points : 2)



 

Question 6. 6. (TCO 1) Behaviorists were different conceptually from earlier psychologists and (Points : 2)



 

Question 7. 7. (TCO 1) According to the humanistic perspective, human behavior is determined by _____ causes. (Points : 2)



 

Question 8. 8. (TCO 1) Cognitive psychology focuses on _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 9. 9. (TCO 2) If you prepared a study to determine which areas of the brain are used for working memory, you would be conducting _____ research. (Points : 2)



 

Question 10. 10. (TCO 2) The first step in the scientific method is _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 11. 11. (TCO 2) According to the rules of informed consent, when you ask the researcher whether you have to complete or finish the experiment in which you are participating, the researcher should respond with, _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 12. 12. (TCO 2) In a naturalistic observation, a researcher would be most likely to do which of the following? (Points : 2)



 

Question 13. 13. (TCO 2) _____ is being conducted when a researcher is watching and recording the interactions between members of a Koala family in the wild. (Points : 2)



 

Question 14. 14. (TCO 2) If researchers gave participants varying amounts of a new memory drug and then gave them a story to read and measured their scores on a quiz, the _____ would be the independent variable (IV), and the _____ would be the dependent variable (DV). (Points : 2)



 

Question 15. 15. (TCO 2) While conducting research, you unintentionally provide subtle cues to the study's participants about the purpose of the research, which influences your results in the direction you expected. This is a demonstration of _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 16. 16. (TCO 2) Which of the following is an example of a zero correlation? (Points : 2)



 

Question 17. 17. (TCO 3) Which type of twins share the greatest genetic overlap? (Points : 2)



 

Question 18. 18. (TCO 3) The three basic parts of the neuron can be likened to an arm, where the fingers represent the _____; the palm of the hand represents the _____; and the forearm represents the _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 19. 19. (TCO 3) What is the part of the neuron that performs cleanup tasks and insulates one neuron from another so that neural messages do not get scrambled? (Points : 2)



 

Question 20. 20. (TCO 3) The tips of the branches of the axon are called _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 21. 21. (TCO 3) Neurotransmitters _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 22. 22. (TCO 3) Endogenous opiates are called _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 23. 23. (TCO 3) One of the hormones released by the adrenal glands in response to stress is _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 24. 24. (TCO3) The peripheral nervous system _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 25. 25. (TCO 3) In the study mentioned in the textbook, rats with spinal cord damage implanted with embryonic stem cells _____. (Points : 2)



 

Question 26. 26. (TCO 3) The _____ nervous system is responsible for involuntary tasks, whereas the _____ nervous system is responsible for voluntary tasks. (Points : 2)



 

Question 27. 27. (TCO 3) The _____ nervous system is responsible for fight or flight, whereas the _____ nervous system is responsible for maintaining calm. (Points : 2)



 

Question 28. 28. (TCO 3) What is the major sensory relay area for the brain? (Points : 2)



 

Question 29. 29. (TCO 3) What is the part of the brain that is most likely overactive in someone who suffers from panic disorder? (Points : 2)



 

Question 30. 30. (TCO 3) Abnormalities in which lobe are associated with schizophrenia? (Points : 2)



 

Solution Description

 

  1. scientific study of behavior and mental processes

  2. Explaining behavior

  3. Changing behavior

  4. Darwin's theory of evolution

  5. conditioning

  6. believed classical conditioning only applied to animals such as Pavlov's dogs.