Week 4 Midtern Essay

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MID TERM



Week 4 - Midterm Exam

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Part 1 of 1 - 96.0/ 100.0 Points



Question 1 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

Which of the following is the most complete and accurate definition of psychology?
A. The study of behavior and mental processes

B. The study of the mind of humans and other animals

C. The study of mental health and illness

D. The study of the human mind



Answer Key: A
Question 2 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

Empirical evidence is derived from careful observation, experimentation, and ______________.
A. Psychology

B. Measurement

C. Psychobabble

D. Common sense



Answer Key: B
Question 3 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
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In this study, _____________.
A. The independent variable is the amount of time it takes the person to fall asleep

B. The independent variable is the lab in which the research is conducted.

C. The independent variable is the hot milk at bedtime

D. The independent variable is the hypothesis of the study.



Answer Key: C
Question 12 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

An inactive substance or fake treatment that is used as a control in an experiment is called a(n)____________.
A. Dependent variable

B. Experimental group

C. Placebo

D. Control condition



Answer Key: C
Question 13 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

A(n) ________________ is a characteristic of an individual describing a habitual way of behaving, thinking, or feeling.
A. Personality

B. Trait

C. Defense mechanism

D. Archetype



Answer Key: B
Question 14 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

Jesse becomes furious when her favorite hockey player is intentionally hurt by an opponent. According to Freud's model of the mind, her "id" would unconsciously tell her, ____________.
A. "Thou shalt not kill."

B. "I'm going to tear this program in half!"

C. What, me angry? I could never get angry."

D. "I'm so angry I could kill that player!"



Answer Key: D
Question 15 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points

One of the most influential trait theorists was ____________ who recognized that not all traits have…

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