IB Psych Final (11)

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Multiple choice questions from 3 tests

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Question 1

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Which of the following is NOT a concern regarding animal research?
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  • Approval from a review board
  • Protection from unnecessary harm
  • Demonstration of substantial benefit to humans
  • Following ethical practices
  • Informed consent

Question 2

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An emphasis on early childhood experiences and our unconscious are major characteristics of which school of psychology?
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  • Gestalt
  • phychodynamic
  • behaviorism
  • empiricism
  • structuralism

Question 3

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Which of the following relationships would most likely have the weakest correlation?
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  • A school child's age and vocabulary
  • Air temperature and number of air conditioners in use
  • A building's height and weight
  • Amount of snowfall and number of skiers
  • number of fingers on a person's hand and intelligence

Question 4

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A psychologist keeps a very detailed record of a series of interviews with an individual who is suffering from a rare brain disorder. This is an example of which research method?
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  • Case study
  • correlational
  • random
  • survey
  • experiment

Question 5

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In a drug study, one group of participants receives an inactive pill and another group receives a pill that is believed to be effective in treating depression. The first group is referred to as the
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  • Experimental group
  • Control group
  • Dependent group
  • Random group
  • Independent group

Question 6

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Which "wave" of psychology might study how humans process information?
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  • behaviorist
  • humanist
  • physiological
  • Neo-freudian
  • cognitive

Question 7

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In drug studies, the inactive pill that some participants receive is referred to as a
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  • placebo
  • pretender
  • prevention
  • panacea
  • control

Question 8

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All of the following are steps in the scientific method EXCEPT
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  • Gathering evidence
  • Ignoring contradictory evidence
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Developing a hypothesis
  • Generating a research question

Question 9

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An experiment investigates the effects of the medication on symptoms of schizophrenia. In this case, the symptoms of schizophrenia represent the
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  • Manipulated variable
  • Control variable
  • Independent variable
  • Dependent variable
  • Random variable

Question 10

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Which of the following is the most complete definition of psychology?
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  • The science of observable behavior
  • The science of behavior and mental processes
  • Writing about relationships and mental processes
  • The science of mental processes
  • The science of behavior

Question 11

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You see a journal article entitled "Injection of Happystuff causes a reduction in symptoms of depression in adult males." This tells you that the independent variable is
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  • Adult males
  • Symptoms of depression
  • happystuff
  • Depression
  • unknown

Question 12

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A correlational coefficient of +.95 means
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  • The variables are independent
  • There is no relationship between the variables
  • As one variable increases, the other variable increases
  • As one variable decreases, the other variable decreases
  • As one variable increases, the other variable decreases

Question 13

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Which of the following is critical for survey research?
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  • Haphazard sample
  • Non- random sample
  • A random sample
  • non-generalized sample
  • A sample that consists of at least 10% of the population

Question 14

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You have been assigned to write a report on Wilhelm Wendt's contributions to psychology. A useful term to use to search the internet would be
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  • introspection
  • Psychodynamic
  • association
  • behaviorism
  • humanism

Question 15

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WHen neither the researcher nor the participants knows who is receiving the active drug and who is receiving the placebo. It is referred to as
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  • A single-blind study
  • A double-blind study
  • Control factor
  • Placebo effect
  • Random sampling

Question 16

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Women account for what proportion of undergraduate degrees and doctorates in psychology?
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  • one-half
  • Two-thirds
  • Three-quarters
  • one-third
  • one-quarter

Question 17

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A statistical measure of association between two variables is a(n)
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  • Random assignment
  • Independent variable
  • Correlation coefficient
  • Dependent variable
  • Control variable

Question 18

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Cognitive psychologists would be interested in all of the following EXCEPT
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  • Language processes
  • Concept formation
  • instincts
  • Decision making
  • problem solving

Question 19

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Who was the first woman to receive a PhD in psychology in the United States?
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  • Mamie Phipps-Clark
  • Mary Whitson Calkins
  • Margaret Floy Washburn
  • Gilbert Haven Jones
  • Francis Sumner

Question 20

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Humanistic psychologists stress all of the following EXCEPT
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  • Creative potentials of individuals
  • Self-awareness
  • individual uniqueness
  • Being true to oneself
  • Unconscious forces

Question 21

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In doing research on John Watson what term would you expect to come across?
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  • behaviorism
  • structuralism
  • humanism
  • psychodynamic
  • Functionalism

Question 22

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Who is credited with founding the functionalism school of psychology?
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  • James
  • Hall
  • Titchener
  • Wertheimer
  • Wundt

Question 23

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Empirical research
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  • Is no longer used by psychologists
  • Was replaced by scientific method
  • Uses introspection
  • Set the standards that psychologists must follow
  • Is based on intuition

Question 24

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Which of the following is not a benefit of correlational research?
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  • It can help increase understandings of relationships
  • It can offer causes to underlying causes
  • It can establish definite cause-and-effect relationships
  • It can identify high-risk individuals
  • It can allow prediction

Question 25

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This type of imaging technology uses magnetic fields to manipulate the protons inside of the water in our bodies, which allows us to see images without surgery
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  • PET
  • MRI
  • CT
  • EEG

Question 26

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Axons are responsible for
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  • Producing neurotransmitters
  • Carrying signals to other neurons
  • Receiving signals from other neurons
  • Controlling metabolic functions

Question 27

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Phineas Gage showed severe personality changes following an accident that damaged the
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  • Prefrontal cortex
  • Temporal cortex
  • hippocampus
  • Hypothalamus

Question 28

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For most people, Wernicke's area is located in the
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  • Left temporal lobe
  • Right frontal lobe
  • Left frontal lobe
  • Right temporal lobe

Question 29

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This type of imaging technology involves attaching electrodes to a patients head in order to measure their brain waves
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  • PET
  • MRI
  • CT
  • EEG

Question 30

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This type of imaging technology combines xray technology with computer technology. It is used to investigate the brain from multiple angles and at any depth
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  • EEG
  • PET
  • MRI
  • CT

Question 31

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Which component of a neuron contains genetic material
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  • Synapse
  • Soma
  • neurotransmitter
  • dendrite

Question 32

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This imaging technology involves injecting the patient with a radioactive substance, which will release gamma rays and allow researchers to see how active certain areas of the brain are
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  • PET
  • MRI
  • EEG
  • CT

Question 33

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Which component of a neuron receives signals from other neurons?
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  • Synapse
  • axon
  • soma
  • dendrite

Question 34

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All of the following are considered main research methods in the biological approach of analysis EXCEPT
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  • Correlational studies
  • Case studies
  • surveys
  • Laboratory experiments

Question 35

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For most people Boca's area is located in the
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  • Left frontal lobe
  • left temporal lobe
  • Right frontal lobe
  • right temporal lobe

Question 36

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The tiny gap between neurons is called the
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  • dendrite
  • synapse
  • soma
  • axon

Question 37

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All of the following are principles of the biological levels of analysis EXCEPT
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  • Introspection is key to understanding behavior
  • patters of behavior can be inherited
  • Animal research may inform our understanding of behavior
  • Emotions and behavior are products of the anatomy and physiology of the nervous and endocrine systems

Question 38

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The inherited (innate) instructions of an organism are called its
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  • Phenotype
  • Genotype
  • DNA
  • Glial cell
  • monozygotic

Question 39

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An organism's observable traits are called its
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  • Phenotype
  • Genotype
  • genomes
  • Disposition
  • Chromosomes

Question 40

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The brain is divided into ________ parts
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  • Two
  • three
  • five
  • six
  • nine

Question 41

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Which of the following is part of the hind brain?
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  • cerebrum
  • thalamus
  • Corpus callosum
  • amygdala
  • Medulla

Question 42

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States of wakefulness and sleep are modulated by
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  • Pons
  • Cerebellum
  • Hippocampus
  • Medulla
  • Cerebrum

Question 43

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The fact that alcohol often causes problems with balance and coordination suggests that it may have an effect on
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  • Cerebrum
  • Corpus callosum
  • Cerebellum
  • Thalamus
  • Reticular formation

Question 44

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The forebrain contains all of the following EXCEPT
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  • Thalamus
  • Basal ganglia
  • Hypothalamus
  • Cerebellum
  • Cerebral cortex

Question 45

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All of the following senses are routed through the thalamus EXCEPT
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  • Touch
  • smell
  • taste
  • Vision
  • Hearing

Question 46

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Vision is processed by which lobe?
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  • Occipital
  • Temporal
  • Frontal
  • Parietal
  • somatosensory

Question 47

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Damage to which portion of the cerebral cortex would most likely interfere with hearing?
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  • Somatosensory
  • Occipital
  • Temporal
  • Parietal
  • Frontal

Question 48

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Following brain damage, Takumi cannot feel sensations in her arms. She probably suffered damage to which portion of her brain?
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  • Frontal lobe
  • Cerebellum
  • Parietal lobe
  • Temporal lobe
  • Occipital lobe

Question 49

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Which part of the nervous system controls internal bodily processes as heartbeat, respiration, digestion, and dilation of the pupils?
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  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Somatic nervous system
  • Spinal cord
  • Peripheral nervous system
  • Central nervous system

Question 50

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The tiny gap between neurons is called the
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  • axon
  • dendrite
  • synapse
  • interneuron
  • soma

Question 51

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Glial cells do all of the following EXCEPT
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  • Nourish neurons
  • Help neurons communicate
  • Produce neurotransmitters
  • Produce myelin
  • Remove waste products

Question 52

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Which of the following is not controlled by the medulla
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  • Heart rate
  • Breathing
  • swallowing
  • Vision
  • coughing
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