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General Psychology Rasmussen

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Chemical senses include: ______ and ______
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Olfaction and Taste
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The force that drives us to do action is ___
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Motivation
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The study of change at the level of genes. ____ ________ provides another rich source of support to evolutionary psychology,
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Molecular Genetics
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The contribution of biology to learning best describes what main theme:
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None of these
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The ______ movement is known as the third force and opposed behavioristic and psychoanalytic movements.
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Humanistic
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An _____ is a research procedure where investigators control one or more of the variables in a situation and observe the effect this has on other variables
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Experiment
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When there is conflict among cognitions, it is predicted people will try to reduce the conflict. Best describes:
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Cognitive dissonance theory
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Vestibular Sense, Kinesthetic Sense, and skins senses all make up
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Perception
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One of the most common weaknesses of any experiment involves:
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Sampling bias
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Other cues to depth and size that don’t depend on our having two eyes are called:
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Monocular cues
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The auditory system allows us to distinguish different:
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Sounds
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According to Garner, all of the following are types of intelligence EXCEPT:
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Pseudo
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Freud’s approach to personality best fits with:
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Psychodynamic
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Operant conditioning is built around
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Consequences
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Stated that individuals are intelligent in multiple ways
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Howard Garner
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The main beliefs of cognitive psychology involve which of the followings:
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All of these (Learners are not identical, learning involves mental representation, new learning builds on previous learning)
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Marie is allowed to get in line for ice cream only when she apologizes to the class
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Positive reinforcement
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The Stanford Prison Experiment was about:
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The power or roles
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Are intelligence and IQ synonymous?
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Yes
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Alertness and activity in the sympathetic nervous system best describes what term:
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Arousal
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Need, drive, behavior, satisfaction; best describes:
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Drive reduction theory
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Those with low self-efficacy see themselves as:
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None of these
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Caring more about unity and conforming than rational thinking is
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Group think
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Abnormal behavior is
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unusual
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Dissociative Identity Disorder used to be known as
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Multiple Personality Disorder
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Heredity and environment studies on twins revealed:
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Both genes and environment play a role in determining intelligence
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Neurons are surrounded by a protective coating, called
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Myelin Sheath
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This type of memory is relatively stable:
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Long term memory
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This type of study is expansive and done over a long period of time:
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Longitudinal
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Immediate response to our senses of sensory information is
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Sensation
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This _____ says are sensitive to three colors; red, green, or blue
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Trichromatic Theory
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Sources of psychological information include all of the following, except:
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Word of Mouth
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Studying phenomena objectively and scientifically means using:
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The Scientific Method
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These terms are associated with long term memory:
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Autobiographical, Explicit, Semantic
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The hindbrain mainly consist of:
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All of these
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The brain’s interpretation of various signals it receives from sensory organs is
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Perception
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Temperament is used in infants to imply
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Inherited predisposition
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During Piaget’s _____ stage, children learn the concept of object permanence
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Sensorimotor
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The Big Five (or Five Factor Model) best fits with:
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Trait
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______ is a type of behavior modification
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Exposure therapy
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Making the same response to different, but related stimuli is
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Stimulus generalization
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Who started classical conditioning with dogs?
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Ivan Pavlov
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___ ______ attempts to improve recall
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Mnemonic aids
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Clusters of traits that compose the core or personality is known as what?
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Trait approach
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Attitudes and opinions regarding identifiable groups is known as
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Stereotypes
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The cognitive therapist looks for
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irrational or inappropriate beliefs
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Antisocial behavior might include signs of
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All of these
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Imitating others and symbolic models, best represents:
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Albert Bandura
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Alertness and activity in the sympathetic nervous system best describes what term
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Arousal
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_____ can be described as feeling or affect
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Emotions