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Nov 25th, 2015
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1- Compare the behaviorist, the cognitive, and the biological approach in psychology. List at least 3 ways in which each is different from the other


2- Read through the examples below and then identify the UCS, UCR, CS and CR in each of the examples

A - Rodney suffers severe food poisoning after eating lunch at his school cafeteria. As a result of the experience, every time Rodney walks past the cafeteria and smells the food, he feels nauseated. 1) Unconditioned stimulus ................ 2) unconditioned response ............... 3) Conditioned stimulus .................. 4) Conditioned response .............

B- Geraldine had an automobile accident at the corner of 32 nd street and Cherry Avenue. Whenever she approches the intersection now; she begins to feel uncomfortable: her heart begins to beat faster, she gets butterflies in her stomach, and her palms become sweaty. Name the following: 1) Unconditioned Stimulus ...................... 2) Unconditioned response............... 3) Conditioned stimulus ................... 4) Conditioned response ...................

3. Compare and contrast projective personality test with objective personality tests

4. Compare and contrast Neurogenesis and Plasticity. Gives examples of both

5. A. An history class of 50 students has agreed to be the subject of a research study. Half of the class has been asked to study for the next history test while listening to classical music. The remaining half has been asked to study in a completely silent environment. The test scores of the two groups will be compared at the end of the experiment. In this experiment, which of the following is the dependent variable ?

1) name the independent variable; 2) name the dependent variable; 3)name the experimental group; 4) name the control group


B. An experimenter studies the relationship between caffeine and reaction time. She designs her experiment with four groups. Groups one receives 100 mg of caffeine each their cups of coffee; group two receive 200mg of caffeine each in their cups of coffee; group three receives 300 mg of caffeine each in their cups of coffee; and group four receives no coffee. Twenty minutes later, participants from all the groups are given a reaction time test. 1) Name the independent variable................. 2) Name the dependent variable............... 3) Name the experimental group.................. 4) Name the control group


6 Compare and contrast classical and operant conditioning. Mention their main contributors, important experiments in both fields and 3 ways in which they are different.

7. Compare the trait, humanistic existential and the psychodynamic approach to personality

8. Compare and contrast the characteristic of pre operational and concrete operational stages of cognitive development according to piaget. Gives examples


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