Presentation on theme: "AP Psych Review. Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for a.self-actualization.b.gain-loss. c.cognitive dissonance. d.consistency."— Presentation transcript:
Robert was found wandering naked in the campus parking lot, proclaiming himself to be "Father Time." He shows evidence of a(n) __________ disorder. a.anxiety b.psychotic c.personality d.affective
Classifying people as having either a Type A or Type B personality has been used to predict a.competency as a parent. b.chances of suffering a heart attack. c.success in education. d.chances of developing a serious mental illness.
According to Erikson, a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to center around the need to a.develop trust in others. b.achieve intimacy with another. c.acquire personal autonomy. d.develop a sense of one's self.
Which of the following is a myth about aging? a.Most older individuals are the best drivers on the road. b.Most of the elderly show signs of senility and mental decay. c.The elderly who live alone are typically "social butterflies.” d.Older individuals are just as sexually active as when they were 30.
The owner of a chicken ranch ends a pet dog's habit of stealing and eating eggs by allowing the dog to "find" and eat several eggs laced with Tabasco sauce. The ranch owner's approach is similar to a.covert sensitization. b.aversion therapy. c.implosive therapy. d.desensitization techniques.
A psychologist who is "eclectic" can best be described as a.rejecting determinism in favor of free will. b.cognitive rather than behavioral. c.drawing from many psychological approaches. d.preferring pseudo-psychological approaches.