Posted: July 31st, 2022
The observational learning approach states that stereotypes and prejudices are acquired through:
A. repressing of wants and needs excessively.
B. experiencing maturation of innate ideas.
C. watching and imitating a model’s behavior.
D. pairing conditioned and unconditioned stimuli.
Which of the following characteristics will NOT reduce negative stereotyping in a contact situation?
C. Equal status
According to the mere exposure effect, we are most likely to feel attracted to people when:
A. they are very similar to us.
B. they are very different from us.
C. we have never met them before.
D. we have met them on previous occasions.
Research on interpersonal attraction has shown that people will be more attracted to each other if:
A. they have totally opposite beliefs and personalities.
B. their backgrounds, interests, and values are very similar.
C. one of them is physically attractive and the other is not.
D. each has some characteristic that the other wished he or she had.
Survey research has revealed that one of the most important qualities that people look for in friends is:
D. intelligence. Reset Selection
Observing what a person does under carefully controlled circumstances is a main feature of:
A. the Thematic Apperception Test.
B. behavioral assessment.
C. Rorschach methods.
D. the MMPI-2.
Psychologists who specialize in psychoneuroimmunology investigate the relationship between:
A. neurochemistry, psychological factors, and stress.
B. neural pathways, stress, and emotional stamina.
C. the immune system, coping skills, and resistance.
D. the brain, psychological factors, and the immune system.
Important positive events such as a birthday party for a child, graduating from high school, getting married, or anticipating a first grandchild:
A. are reinvigorating, but not stressful.
B. help relax the body and balance against life’s stressors.
C. can produce stress similar to negative events.
D. allow true stressors to be placed in the background.
Posttraumatic stress disorder is the result of:
A. only major catastrophes.
B. activities related only to war.
C. witnessing loss of life in any situation.
D. major catastrophes and severe personal stressors.
“Hey, girl, you are looking good today!” This is an example of a(n):
B. change of pace.
C. natural stressor.
D. personal stressor.
“It all happened for the best,” “I would never have left that dreadful job if they had not laid me off,” and “Yes, I miss mom’s home cooking, but I am going to school and building my future.” These are examples of:
A. avoidant coping.
B. problem-focused coping.
C. emotion-focused coping.
D. learned helplessness.
Individuals who use problem-focused coping will deal with a problem or stressor by:
A. making changes in their behavior.
B. accepting support through sympathy.
C. changing their point of view concerning the stressor.
D. attempting to manage their emotions.
Stress has the ability to cause the immune system to:
A. be under stimulated.
B. attack rather than support the body.
C. repair itself.
D. increase its resources.
Mr. Buss is a business executive. He has been dedicated to the company for ten years and worked his way up the corporate ladder to the position of third vice president. He is the first to arrive and the last to leave each day. He has no patience with those who might waste his time with trivialities. Mr. Buss is typical of:
A. the Type B behavior pattern.
B. theType A behavior pattern.
C. an avoidant coper.
D. a time urgent personality.
Dr. Kyle shared the newspaper clipping with his class. “This is an unusual case, but I believe the punishment phase of the trial would have been different in another state. The crime was committed, but the defendant is not in touch with reality most of the time.” Dr. Kyle is referring to variations in the definition of mental disorder as:
A. a deviation from the average.
B. a deviation from the ideal.
C. an inability to function effectively.
D. a legal concept.
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