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Psychology
Course
PSYCH 1X03
Professor
Joe Kim
Semester
Fall

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1. You tell your best friend Jade that you like her new sweater which has a picture of an elephant on the back. In reality, you do not like her shirt at all, rather you hate it. To spare her feelings you say it is the best sweater you have ever seen. This is an example of: a) Rationalization b) Reaction-Formation* c) Displacement d) Prototype 2. Your Chemistry 1A03 Final Exam is in an a couple of hours. You arrive at MDCL 1305 quickly to do some last minute studying before your final. Which of the following would be correct in regards to encoding specificity in this regard: a) If you drink while studying and while writing the Final, you will have a higher grade than someone who drinks while studying and is sober during the exam b) To achieve the highest mark possible, you should study in the test-environment before and during the Final Exam* c) If you do not go back and study the material before the First Midterm, you will likely forget a lot of information between the Midterm and the Final d) A & C e) All of the Above (excluding option d) 3. Your TA Jack constantly picks on Jane in IntroPsych Tutorial in order that she participate more. However, Jane takes it the wrong way and is extremely angry at this. She wants to punch the TA in the face, but she realizes doing so will cause her to be expelled from the university. As a result, she joins a boxing club, and takes out all her anger on the punching bag. Jane is demonstrating: a) Projection b) Displacement* c) Reaction-Formation d)Rationalization 4. You see Bob in the Student Center everyday. One day you and Bob are working together on a project for Biology 1M03. You can't understand why, but you have this huge hatred for Bob for no apparent reason. You then try to justify this by saying that Bob hates you. You are using ------------------------- to relieve your anxiety: a) Over-Justification b) Projection* c) Psychodynamic Approach d) Displacement 5. Consider a spatial cueing task that an experimenter asks Bill and Randy to complete. In the first experiment the target appears in the cued location 75% of the time, while in experiement B, the target appears in the cued location just 10% of the time. If we are to compare the the results of the experiement we are likely to find: a) For both experiments, the reaction speed is faster when the target appears in the cued location* b) For Experiment B, the reaction speed is faster when the target appears in the cued location versus Experiment A when the reaction speed is less when the target appears in the cued location. c) For Experiment A, the reaction speed is faster when the target appears in the cued location versus Experiment B when the reaction speed is less when the target appears in the cued location. d) None of the Above 6. Ryan has to take 3 hours to get ready for work at the Mall, because he has to count all his socks in his drawers, all the shirts in the closet and has to comb his hair several times inbetween each action. When Ryan reaches his station in the mall, he feels the need to repeatedly comb his hair several times even though his hair is fine. Over the last three months, his job performance has rapidly decreased while his combing of his hair has increased. In the DSM we would diagnose this case as: a) Somataform Disorder.... Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder b) Mood Disorder .... Unipolar Depression c) Schizophrenia .... Catatonic Schizophrenia d) Anxiety Disorder ..... Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 7. Your friend Melissa was recently diagnosed with Severe Depression by her Psychologist. However the doctors believe there is another underlying cause and thus want to rediagnose Melissa. Melissa is an attention-seeker and seeks to do so by wearing cheap and loose clothes and constantly doing innapropriate sexual behaviour in front of her friends. When Melissa does not get the attention she so desperately desires she feels uncomfortable and she immediately resorts to crying and yelling. How should the doctors rediagnose Melissa? a) Anti-Social Personality Disorder b) Histrionic Personality Disorder c) Narcissitic Personality Disorder d) Bipolar Depression Disorder 8. Jordan has been showing symptoms of Bipolar depression. His attitude alters all the time from moments of great joy and experiences many a time a very depressing attitude. The Cognitive Psychologist would approach this by: a) looking at the voices in his head using Psychoanalysis b) giving Jordan pills to correct the neurological damage in the neurons at the frontal lobe in the brain c) making Jordan think positively to the situations he is in as the source of the problem is how Jordan percieves what happens to him d) looking at Jordans behaviour as the seed of the problem and seeming to correct this using CBT 9. Antabuse is a drug sometimes used to treat alcoholism. However Antabuse has severe side effects that lead to nausea and migranes. Through a classical conditoned experiment, the participant starts to feel severe migranes just at the site of alcohol. However this treatment can fail if the participant decides he does not want to take the Antabuse drug anymore. This is due to: a) the CS is no longer present; inhibition occurs b) the US is no longer paired with the UR, the reponse is extinguished c) the CS is no longer paired with the US, the response is extinguished d) None of the above 10. Sam recreates Pavlov 's dog experiment where the dog salivates at the sound of a bell. He attaches a vial to the dog's mouth to collect saliva as it produced following the sound of the bell. Sam then measures the volume of saliva to infer the strength of the contingency learned by the dog. Which of the following in regards to the measurement is most likely to be true? a) The volume of saliva is initially low, then slowly increases during early trials. During later trials the volume of saliva begins to rapidly increase b) The volume of saliva is initially low, but increases quickly during early trials. During later trials the volume of saliva continues to increase but at a much slower rate c) During early trials, no saliva is produced. After many trials, the saliva becomes very high where it remains for later trials. d) During early trials, the volume of saliva produced is moderate. As trials increase the volume of saliva increases steadily and only decreases in later trials. 11. Which of the following statements are true in regards to the CR in the Classical Conditioning Paradigm. a) It is a natural response that can be viewed prior to classical conditioning b) It is elicited in repsonse to the CS c) In models of drug addiction it comprises the homeostatic adaptations that cause drug tolerance d) Both B&C e) All of the above (except option d) 12
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