1. Felicia is experiencing depression. During treatment, her psychologist works to develop a therapeutic relationship with Felicia so that Felicia can explore her potential as a person. What type of treatment protocol is the psychologist using?
2. Chuck asked Jane out on a date and he offered her two possible options—to see a movie or to go ice skating. Jane felt a bit stressed about making the decision because she liked both activities. Which of the following conflicts was Jane experiencing?
3. Which of the following are NOT part of a neuron?
(E) Axon terminals
4. Which of the following procedures is intended to control for preexisting differences between the groups of participants in an experiment?
(A) A double-blind design
(B) Random sampling
(C) Random assignment
(D) Employing a confederate
(E) Running one participant at a time
5. A certain drug reduces the activity of the central nervous system, including the hippocampus and cerebellum. It affects several neurotransmitters, most notably gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). Which of the following is most like the drug in question?
(E) MDMA (Ecstasy)
6. Little Andrea has just learned that robins are birds. She now sees a sparrow, points to it,and calls out “Bird!” According to Jean Piaget, Andrea is showing the cognitive process of
(E) object permanence
7. The psychological experience of pitch is related to a sound wave’s
1. Rachel is an excellent high school student who earns high grades in challenging classes. She has recently been hired as a part-time lab assistant at a medical clinic. She is concerned that the job will affect her school performance.
Provide a specific example that clearly illustrates how each of the following would inhibit Rachel’s success at her new job.
Provide a specific example that clearly illustrates how each of the following would enhance her performance as a student with a challenging academic schedule.
2. Thirty-year-old Kent found a bag containing several thousand dollars in the park. He is discussing with his family whether to give the money to the appropriate authorities or to keep the money.
Explain how each of the following psychological concepts could influence Kent’s decision-making process.