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History
Who is referred to as the father of psychoanalysis?
Sigmund Freud
91.7%
Carl Jung
4.3%
Carl Rogers
2.4%
Aaron Beck
1.3%
Neurotransmitters
Which of the following is NOT a neurotransmitter?
Chlorine
79.2%
Dopamine
3.9%
Serotonin
3.6%
Acetylcholine
6.3%
Personality
Which term describes someone who is competitive, deadline-focused, and proactive?
Type A
74.3%
Type B
8.1%
Type C
6%
Type D
4.2%
Literature
Which of these books is set primarily in a psychiatric hospital?
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
74.3%
1984
6.1%
A Farewell to Arms
5.7%
Anne of Green Gables
7.4%
Morality
Which of the following is NOT a stage of moral development?
Unconventional
70%
Pre-conventional
8.8%
Post-conventional
11.5%
Conventional
4.9%
Diagnosis
Difficulty sleeping, irritability, and difficulty concentrating can all be symptoms of...
Any of these
69.4%
A depressive disorder
10.7%
An anxiety disorder
10.6%
A bipolar disorder
2.2%
Memory
Memory used to remember events of one's own life would best fit under this category.
Episodic memory
69.4%
Procedural memory
5.3%
Working memory
7.8%
Semantic memory
15.6%
Neurology
What area of the brain is most involved with planning action and predicting consequences?
Frontal lobe
67.3%
Temporal lobe
15.4%
Occipital lobe
7.5%
Parietal lobe
8.7%
Pathology
Which of the following mental illnesses actually appears in the DSM-V?
Bipolar I Disorder
65.7%
Psychopathic Disorder
12.5%
God complex
7%
Oedipus complex
9.1%
Research Methods
Which of the following is an example of qualitative data?
Interview transcript
64%
Likert scale
12.3%
Heart rate
11.6%
Completion time
7.8%
Cognition
Thinking about one's own thoughts is known as this.
Metacognition
62.8%
Supercognition
14.7%
Self-talk
14.4%
Neuropsychology
5.5%
Cognitive Bias
This term refers to a tendency to believe information, even if it's false, after repeated exposure.
Illusory truth effect
54.5%
Framing effect
12.6%
Projection bias
19.4%
Social desirability bias
9.9%
Development
What is the first stage of development, as described by Piaget?
Sensorimotor
48.3%
Formal operational
5.4%
Concrete operational
5%
Pre-operational
36.1%
Language
Which area of the brain is most linked with speech production?
Broca's area
40.5%
Hippocampus
23.3%
Wernicke's area
12.2%
Hypothalamus
17.3%
Therapy
What type of therapy tends to involve families and couples?
Systems
29.1%
Humanistic
30.4%
Existential
5%
Cognitive-Behavioral
29.5%

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