Psychology test

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  • 1
    Involves the process of receiving stimuli from our surroundings, such as light waves or sound waves.
    Sensation
    Selective Attention
    Reframing
  • 2
    On the other hand, occurs when our brain interprets those electrochemical impulses and ascribes meaning to them. Is the process of attempting to understand the stimulation we receive.
    Perception
    Predictive Coding
    Sensation
  • 3
    the fact that we focus our consciousness on only partial aspect of all that we are capable of experiencing.
    Selective Attention
    Well-being
    Paradigm shift
  • 4
    Our brains literally guess what we are seeing. To protect you from being inundated with information processing, your brain ales forecasts about what it is seeing, and changes these predictions only when it makes an error, a process called predictive coding,
    Neuroplasticity
    Predictive Coding
    Selective Attention
  • 5
    The understanding of the healthy aspects of human functioning that make us effective in our lives.
    Positive Psychology
    Neuroplasticity
    Hippocampus
  • 6
    the process of actively changing perspectives to create paradigm shifts.
    Reframing
    Flourish
    Perception
  • 7
    Composed of five elements summarized under the acronym PERMA
    Predictive Coding
    Sensation
    Well-being
  • 8
    P Positive emotions- a wide range of emotions from contentment to bliss
    E Engagement- being totally absorbed in an endeavor
    R Relationships- having positive, healthy relationships with significant others
    M Meaning- having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life, often involving belonging to or serving something bigger than the self
    A Accomplishment- your ability to achieve your goals
    PERMA
    PEMAR
    ACDF
  • 9
    formed by your expectations, your beliefs, your preconceived notions.
    PERMA
    Paradigm
    Neuroplasticity
  • 10
    a change in the overriding theoretical framework that governs a scientific discipline.
    Neuroplasticity
    Perception
    Paradigm shift
  • 11
    A structure in the brain responsible for memory and new learning
    Hippocampus
    None of the above
    Paradigm
  • 12
    The capacity of the brain to change its internal structure by reorganizing neural pathways, connections and functions based on new experiences
    Functional Fixedness
    Neuroplasticity
    Paradigm shift
  • 13
    Examines the bridge between nature and nurture whereby your environment and your choices influence the expressions of your genes and even the genetic code you pass to later generations
    Reframing
    Epigenetics
    Flourish
  • 14
    Seeing things in only the way they have been conventionally used
    Epigenetics
    Selective Attention
    Functional Fixedness
  • 15
    As having the three core features of positive emotions, engagement and meaning along with at least three of six “additional features” which consist of: self- esteem; optimism; resilience; vitality; self-determination; and positive relationships
    Sensation
    Positive Psychology
    Flourish
  • 16
    we are governed by outside forces
    Determinism
    Hallucinations
    Functional Fixedness
  • 17
    We are a result of the choices we make.
    Epigenetics
    Optimism
    Free will
  • 18
    Believing in ideas that are not reality based, like those involving fears of persecution
    Functional Fixedness
    Delusional thinking
    None of the above
  • 19
    Seeing or hearing things that aren’t really there
    Psycho
    Flourish
    Hallucinations
  • 20
    Is an important paradigm guiding the behavior of effectiveness individuals. Think of the word, responsibility
    Free will
    PERMA
    Proactivity
  • 21
    1.Focusing on your thoughts
    2.Focusing on your language
    3.Focusing on your actions
    Three ways to increase proactivity
    Three ways to increase sensation
    Three ways to increase learning
  • 22
    A perception of perceived competence
    Locus of control
    Self- efficacy
    Optimism
  • 23
    Effective individuals develop the habit of perceiving and interpreting potential problems in ways that give their life meaning and a sense of control
    Proactivity
    Optimism
    Dispositional pessimism
  • 24
    Defined as a strategy that anticipates a negative outcome and then takes steps to avoid that outcome
    Dispositional pessimism
    Defensive pessimism
    Determinism
  • 25
    are negative thinkers in general, based on their thoughts about the past, and they are the subjects of most negative thinking studies.
    Dispositional pessimism
    Defensive pessimism
    Self-esteem
  • 26
    Is on a continuum ranging from external to internal
    Delusional thinking
    Neuroplasticity
    Locus of control
  • 27
    A perspective one has in dealing with the world
    Self- efficacy
    Explanatory style
    Real self
  • 28
    Defined as the relationship you have with yourself, the degree to which you regard yourself in a positive or negative light. How you judge or evaluate yourself
    Self-esteem
    Real self
    Ideal self
  • 29
    A perception of perceived competence

    Self-efficacy
    Self-control
    Self-esteem
  • 30
    The person you feel you actually are
    Real self
    Ideal self
    Self worth
  • 31
    The person you feel you should be
    Malevolent attitude
    Ideal self
    Locus of control
  • 32
    Described individuals with chronically low self-esteem
    Pathological Critic
    Conditional positive regard
    Inferiority complex
  • 33
    the areas of life in which people believe that success means they are worthwhile and failure means they are worthless
    Self worth
    Real self
    Self-efficacy
  • 34
    That negative inner voice that attacks and judges you
    Dispositional pessimism
    Pathological Critic
    Malevolent attitude
  • 35
    Which refers to their acceptance of them as having intrinsic merit regardless of their behavior at the moment. Involves a consistent expression of love and esteem for the child as a person. Ex; “i love you, no matter what.”
    Unconditional positive regard
    Authoritarian parenting
    Permissive Indifferent
  • 36
    They judge the child’s value and deliver their love based on the acceptability of the child’s behavior. Ex, “i love you, as long as you…”
    Conditional positive regard
    Inferiority complex
    Authoritarian parenting
  • 37
    The belief that one is surrounded by enemies
    Pathological Critic
    Hallucinations
    Malevolent attitude
  • 38
    Have a restrictive, punitive style of parenting focusing on following rules and assuming that the child is incompetent
    Permissive indulgent
    Authoritative parenting
    Authoritarian parenting
  • 39
    Are warm and nurturing while at the same time setting meaningful limits and controls for the child. Involve in the lives of their children.

    Authoritarian parenting
    Authoritative parenting
    Permissive Indifferent
  • 40
    Parents are uninvolved in their child’s life
    Permissive indulgent
    Permissive Indifferent
    Unconditional positive regard
  • 41
    Parents are very involved in the child’s life and often very loving, but they fail to set limits or provide meaningful controls over the child’s behavior

    None of the above
    Permissive indulgent
    Authoritative parenting
  • 42
    Which parenting style is considered the best?
    Authoritative Parenting
    Dispositional pessimism
    Inferiority complex
  • 43
    -Take an active approach to problem-solving, believing they can find solutions.
    -Find positive ways of framing experiences, even the bad ones.
    - Are adept at getting positive attention from others
    -. Are optimists
    Optimistic child
    Rebel child
    Resilient child
  • 44
    What is a strength?
    -Being able to stand up to people, show that you are brave and courages
    -An aspects of your character that make you look good in front of people and make then like you
    -An aspect of your character that helps you in your self-esteem and brings confidence -Strength is a trait (psychological characteristic exemplified by consistent behaviors across time, place and situations

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