Introductory Psychology

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Test your knowledge of psychology with questions developed for an actual first-year university psychology course.

  • 1
    ___________ - existential psychologists stress the importance of self-awareness and people’s freedom to choose

  • 2
    ._____ psychologists note that only the fittest organisms reach maturity and reproduce, and transmit genes to future generations
  • 3
    One reason that alcohol seems to ‘hit harder’ in women than in men is:

  • 4
    The Strange Situation test is used to assess what aspect of psychological development?
  • 5
    Which of the following is not one of the temperament types described by Thomas and Chess?
  • 6
    The Ames Room produces perceptual distortions due to what?

  • 7
    The Ganzfeld procedure has been used in the study of what phenomenon?
  • 8
    Which of Erickson’s psychosocial stages is associated with old age?
  • 9
    The study of death and dying is known as what?
  • 10
    General knowledge relies on what form of memory?

  • 11
    Studies on language use in apes have found that:
  • 12
    Which of the following statements regarding linguistic universals is false?

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