UC Irvine Lofgren Psych 7 Final

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University of California - Irvine
Psychology and Social Behavior
Christine Lofgren

Myers, Psychology 9e Chapter 11 Quiz 1 completed Total score: 10 out of 15, 67% 1. After spending years in the ocean, a mature salmon swims up its home river to return to its birthplace. This behavior is an example of a. homeostasis. b. a set point. c. a refractory period. d. an instinct. 1 out of 1 Correct! D 2. Some students work hard in school to attain high grades. This best illustrates the importance of a. homeostasis. b. set points. c. refractory periods. d. incentives. 1 out of 1 Correct! D 3. A starving rat will lose all interest in food if its ________ is destroyed. a. lateral thalamus b. ventromedial thalamus c. lateral hypothalamus d. ventromedial hypothalamus 0 out of 1 Incorrect. Please see page 449. C 4. The secretion of PYY _________ hunger and the secretion of orexin ________ hunger. a. increases; decreases b. decreases; increases c. increases; increases d. decreases; decreases 1 out of 1 Correct! B 5. To lose some of the weight she gained from binge eating, Melissa uses laxatives and exercises until she is exhausted. Melissa most clearly demonstrates symptoms of a. anorexia nervosa. b. binge-eating disorder. c. bulimia nervosa. d. a refractory period. 1 out of 1 Correct! C 6. Over the past 50 years, the incidence of anorexia nervosa has steadily increased. This is most clearly attributable to a. cultural ideals of beauty that increasingly encourage thinness. b. increasing levels of childhood sexual abuse. c. the onset of adolescence at increasingly younger ages. d. the decreasing emphasis on maintaining stable marriages. 1 out of 1 Correct! A 7. In a classic experiment, obese patients whose daily caloric intake was dramatically reduced lost only 6 percent of their weight. This limited weight loss was due, at least in part, to the fact that their dietary restriction led to a(n) a. decrease in their secretion of ghrelin. b. elevation of their set points. c. decrease in their metabolic rate. d. elevation of their blood glucose levels. 1 out of 1 Correct! C 8. During which phase of the sexual response cycle does the refractory period begin? a. the plateau phase b. the resolution phase c. the excitement phase d. orgasm 1 out of 1 Correct! B 9. The removal of a woman's ovaries may contribute to decreasing sexual interest because her natural ________ level is _______. a. testosterone; lowered b. testosterone; raised c. PYY; lowered d. PYY; raised 0 out of 1 Incorrect. Please see page 466. A 10. The fraternal birth-order effect refers to a factor associated with a. task leadership. b. achievement motivation. c. eating disorders. d. sexual orientation. Question not answered D 11. When asked what is most necessary for a happy and meaningful life, most people first mention the importance of satisfying their ________ needs. a. achievement b. safety c. sexual d. belongingness 0 out of 1 Incorrect. Please see page 479. D 12. A completely focused state of consciousness resulting from optimal engagement of one's skills is called a. a democratic style. b. task leadership. c. transformational leadership. d. flow. 0 out of 1 Incorrect. Please see page 482. 13. For each performance review, Professor Donnell is evaluated by her students, colleagues, department chair, and research assistants. This best illustrates a. homeostasis. b. the experience of flow. c. human factors psychology. d. 360-degree feedback. 1 out of 1 Correct! D 14. Assessing the impact of different management styles on the motivation and productivity of employees best illustrates the professional concerns of a. personnel psychology. b. clinical psychology. c. organizational psychology. d. human factors psychology. 1 out of 1 Correct! C 15. Managers who build teamwork and effectively mediate employee conflicts are said to excel in a. structured interviews. b. social leadership. c. achievement motivation. d. a directive management style. 1 out of 1 Correct! B Myers, Psychology 9e Chapter 11 Quiz 2 completed Total score: 9
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