How Well Do You Know Psychology? Take The Quiz!

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By feeling people’s faces, people born blind can visualize how they look in their minds.

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Children memorize lists of information much more easily than adults.

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Unlike humans, the lower animals are motivated only by their bodily needs—hunger, thirst, sex, etc.

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The more you memorize by rote, the better you will become at memorizing.

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The best way to ensure that a desired behavior will persist after training is completed is to reward the behavior every single time it occurs throughout training (rather than intermittently).

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By giving a young baby lots of extra stimulation (e.g., mobiles and musical toys), we can markedly increase its intelligence.

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Psychiatrists are defined as medical doctors who use psychoanalysis.

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Boys and girls exhibit no behavioral differences until environmental differences begin to produce such differences.

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The high correlation between cigarette smoking and lung cancer proves that smoking causes lung cancer.

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In love and friendship, more often than not, opposites attract one another.

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Knowledge of Psychology Test
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  3 comments

  1. Avatar Tyler Williamson   •  

    I honestly thought I answered these questions to the best of my knowledge. Only to find that the test made me look foolish! I look forward to learning volumes of things in AP Psychology.

    • Dr. Greg Willard Dr. Greg Willard   •     Author

      You’re definitely not foolish for taking AP Psychology! Seems like you made a very smart decision after all…

  2. Avatar Ivonne P.M.   •  

    This test makes me realized that I have to understand the basic concepts in order to apply them in real life.
    Hope I could understand more about human mind and behavior

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