SAMPLE EXAM ITEMS
The following sample exam items are provided for you to use while studying for this course. I
recommend using them first for self-testing: Treat them as if they were part of an actual exam, try to
answer them correctly, and then check your responses with the answers provided at the bottom of the
page. This exercise can give you a feel for the nature of exams in this course and the state of your
It is possible that a small number of items from these sample items may appear on the midterm and
1) Using the terminology of your textbook as it reviewed historical antecedents to cognitive
psychology, the idea that our mind organizes our experiences rather than our experiences molding
the way our mind is organized is derived from _____________________.
a) Functional Psychology
c) Faculty Psychology
d) Sagacity Psychology
2) A neuron is:
a) A large group of cells specialized for a particular type of information storage.
b) the contrasting element to a neuroff
c) an individua