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devry PSYC-110 Psychology week 2 quiz




Question;(TCO 6) Which of the following situations is the BEST;example of eustress?;Student Answer: Akiko is;struggling to complete the last mile of her first triathlon.;Mose is performing his standard, moderate;workout at the gym.;Alban just sprained his ankle playing a;grueling tennis match.;Both Akiko and Mose best exemplify eustress.;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 64;Points Received: 0 of 5;Comments;Question 2. Question;(TCO 6) Which of the following persons is MOST likely to;experience chronic stress?;Student Answer: Zachary's father;died of a heart attack three weeks ago.;INCORRECT Junko has been in labor for 10 hours;so far. (TCO);Wen-Ho is stuck on a Los Angeles freeway at;rush hour.;Paulette is shy and attending a new high;school.;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3;Points Received: 0 of 5;Comments;Question 3. Question;(TCO 6) The release of cortisol during the fight or flight;response occurs at the end of the _____ pathway.;Student Answer: pituitary;hypothalamus, adrenal cortex;INCORRECT pituitary, adrenal cortex;hypothalamus;hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal cortex;adrenal cortex, hypothalamus, pituitary;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 66;Points Received: 0 of 5;Comments;Question 4. Question;(TCO 6) Which of the following is among the characteristics;associated with Type-A personality?;Student Answer;time urgency;patience;calm;relaxed;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 70;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 5. Question;(TCO 6) Primary appraisal refers to idea of ______________.;Student Answer;deciding if a stressor is harmful, threatening, or challenging;deciding what types of coping strategies are;available;deciding to use defense mechanisms to deal;with a stressor;deciding to directly deal with the stressor;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 79;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 6. Question;(TCO 4) Through a process called _____________, sensory;stimuli are interpreted as distinct sensations because their neural impulses;travel to different parts of the brain.;Student Answer: INCORRECT transduction;organization;coding;sensory reduction;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 88;Points Received: 0 of 5;Comments;Question 7. Question;(TCO 4) Hyperopia (or farsightedness) results from images;focused _____.;Student Answer: on the fovea;in front of the retina;behind the retina;on the rods;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 92;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 8. Question;(TCO 4) The sense of gustation is important from an;evolutionary standpoint because __________.;Student Answer: it allows us to;enjoy the food that we eat;it helps us stay away from foods that are harmful;or toxic;it helps to enhance our sense of smell;a and b;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 97;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 9. Question;(TCO 4) Bodily posture, orientation, and movement;information is provided to the brain by the _____ sense(s).;Student Answer;kinesthetic;vestibular;balance;a and b;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 98;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 10. Question;(TCO 4) An example of ___________ would be if after a month;of having stuck a post-it note by your door to remind you of an appointment;you forgot the appointment;Student Answer: sensory;adaptation;selective perception;habituation;selective attention;Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 100;Points Received: 5 of 5;Comments;Question 11. Question;(TCO 6) This question has three parts;(A) Contrast emotion-focused and problem-focused coping;strategies.;(B) What would be an effective emotion-focused coping;strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this test? What would be an ineffective emotion-focused;coping strategy?;(C) What would be an;effective problem-focused coping;strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this;test? What would be an ineffective;problem-focused coping strategy?


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