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PSY101 - Introduction to Psychology

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PSY101 Introduction to Psychology MCQs

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Tahir often experiences intense feelings of anger and frustration. In order to cope with these feeling, he enrolls in a kickboxing class as an outlet for his emotions. Tahir's actions are an example of which type of defense mechanism?
  • Projection
  • Displacement
  • Repression
  • Sublimation
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Which one of the following drugs is a stimulant?
  • Nicotine
  • Lorazepam
  • Barbiturates
  • LSD
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Which one of the following schools of thought focused on what the mind does and how it does?
  • Structuralism
  • Functionalism
  • Gestalt
  • Behaviorist
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Which one of the following models believes that behavior is motivated by inner forces over which individuals have little control?
  • Cognitive model
  • Psychodynamic model
  • Humanistic model
  • Behavioral model
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Dr. Usman studies the diagnosis, causes, treatments , and prevention of mental illnesses. Which type of psychologist is Dr. Usman?
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Developmental psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Health psychologist
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__________ is the school of thought in where psychology is defined as the study of the structure of the mind.
  • Functionalism.
  • Behaviorism.
  • Structuralism.
  • All of the above.
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Edward Titchener used a method for studying the mind that became very popular during the Structuralist period. The method, called _____ required trained participants to report their conscious mental experiences to the investigator. For example, if a person was angry, they would report all of their experiences during the time they were angry.
  • Empiricism
  • Functionalism
  • Contemplation
  • Introspection.
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Who established the first psychology lab in the United States?
  • G. Stanley Hall
  • William James
  • Francis Cecil Sumner
  • Mary Whiton Calkins
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Manifest content of a dream is:
  • The obvious and apparent part
  • Hidden content.
  • Conscious part of dream.
  • Overt part of dream.
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According to this Psychological school of thought, to understand human behavior and thought, one must understand the unconscious mind and the key events that happened early in life that influence the unconscious mind. What is this school of thought?
  • Psychoanalysis.
  • Functionalism
  • Behaviorism
  • Gestalt
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