Quiz: Can You Answer 16 Psychology Questions Every Student Should Know?

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 Apr 05, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
What does REM cycle have to do with?
Writing
Sleeping
Crying
2 of 16Pick your answer!
What does the occipital lobe control?
speaking
hearing
seeing
3 of 16Pick your answer!
Freud made an analogy between the human mind and:
a house: our being is the outside structure, while our mind is inside
a tree: we grow above, while our mind is the roots below
an iceberg: the mind lies below the water, in the unconscious
4 of 16Pick your answer!
Can humans actually excel at multi-tasking?
YES!
NOPE!
only with two tasks maximum
5 of 16Pick your answer!
What does Dopamine do?
it causes one to feel sleepy
it is the pain neurotransmitter
it is the addictive neurotransmitter
6 of 16Pick an answer!
What psychologist created classical conditioning with his dog experiment?
H. Gardner
J. Piaget
B. F. Skinner
7 of 16Pick your answer!
According to Freud, which unconscious psyche controls impulsive desires?
the Id
the Superego
the Ego
8 of 16Pick an answer!
WHY IS IT HARDER TO READ SENTENCES ALL IN UPPER CASE?
because it seems like yelling and the reader gets upset
trick question! UPPERCASE IS NOT HARD TO READ
the letters are square like, which makes it harder for the eyes
9 of 16Pick your answer!
What is NOT a good memory cue?
smacks in the face
old photos
smells
10 of 16Pick an answer!
What is SAD?
Singular Analytics Disorder
Signal Attributes Defect
Seasonal Affective Disorder
11 of 16Pick your answer!
What is peripheral vision?
the visual field that is visible, but that you are not looking directly at.
whatever is directly in front of you
the ability to see with your eyes closed
12 of 16Pick an answer!
What are humans NOT innately born with?
imitation
empathy
racist tendencies
13 of 16Pick your answer!
When are you most affected by brands and logos?
when you are angry
when you are happy
when you are sad
14 of 16Pick an answer!
What is PTSD?
Personal Trauma Signal Defect
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Portable Trauma Severance Device
15 of 16Pick your answer!
What's the phenomenon of not having memories before age 2-4 years called?
infant memory disabilty
baby memory loss
infantile amnesia
16 of 16Pick an answer!
A neurological disorder characterized by involuntary tics and vocalizations and often the compulsive utterance of obscenities:
Schizophrenia
Bipolar
Tourette's
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