PSYC 100 – Introductory Psychology University of Maryland University College Second Examination – DUE December 6, 2015 Fall, 2015 Instructions: Please submit (either via LEO or attached to an email) only your answers, numbered 1-50, on a single page. Do not send me the entire exam. ____1. The process of sensory adaptation underscores the fact that human perception is most sensitive to: (A) constant stimuli; (B) changing stimuli; (C) threatening stimuli; (D) subliminal stimuli. ____2. On what basis was intelligence compared to hard-core pornography in lecture? (A) Both are inherited. (B) Both are easy to define but difficult to recognize. (C) Both are difficult to define but easy to recognize. (D) Both are easily ob- tained in large cities. ____3. Your friend claims that she can remember instances of childhood sexual abuse that occurred when she was 6 months of age. Why would most psychologists be skeptical of this claim? (A) Decay leads to nearly immediate forgetting of newly acquired information. (B) Infantile amnesia makes it unlikely that these are true memories from that age. (C) Therapists who advocate the reality of such claims charge less to treat the victims of such abuse than those who doubt such claims. (D) Repression inhibits the conscious recognition of traumatic events, such as childhood sexual abuse. ____4. On the topic of genius, Sir Francis Galton argued that: (A) there is no such thing as genius; (B) genius is determined by early childhood experiences; (C) only males can be geniuses; (D) genius is inherited. ____5. Charles Spearman’s g factor refers to: (A) general intelligence; (B) reliability for intelligence tests; (C) the contribution of genetics to intelligence; (D) multiple intelligences. ____6. Which of the following outcomes is most likely when you are relearning pre- viously learned material? (A) You will need to study twice as long, because of interference by all the things you learned between the original learning and the relearning. (B) Your free recall ability will increase faster than any type of rec- ognition memory. (C) You will relearn the material faster and more easily than you did during the original learning. (D) Although the material can be relearned, you will be more susceptible to the effects of context-dependencies (e.g., state- specific learning, mood congruence, encoding specificity). ____7. The Gestalt group of psychologists well known for studying: (A) perceptual per- formance in stressful conditions; (B) issues of free will and personal responsibil- ity; (C) organizational processes in perception; (D) the physiology of the eye. ____8. Which of the following can be concluded from Posner’s studies of mental coding? (A) Additional processing speeds up processing time. (B) Additional processing leads to slower response times. (C) Faster response times mean greater task difficulty. (D) Faster response times are always associated with greater accuracy. PSYC 100 – Introductory Psychology University of Maryland University College Second Examination – DUE December 6, 2015 Fall, 2015 ____9. Which of the following would best predict a college senior’s current IQ score? (A) her IQ score from one year ago; (B) her IQ score from around her high school graduation; (C) her IQ score taken upon entrance to high school; (D) her IQ score from age six. ____10. Jean Piaget was best known for his efforts to understand: (A) the way children interpret their emerging sense of sexuality; (B) the way children think, reason, and solve problems; (C) language development; (D) bystander intervention. ____11. If differences among people in their IQ scores are based largely on differences in heredity, we should expect to find that: (A) the correlation of IQ scores should be higher for fraternal twins than for identical twins; (B) the correlation of IQ scores should be higher for identical twins than for fraternal twins; (C) children reared by their own parents should have higher IQs than do children reared by adoptive parents; (D) children reared by adoptive parents should have higher IQs than do children reared by their own parents. ____
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