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Psychology Quiz

Psychology is the study of human cognition and behaviour. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which psychologist conducted the infamous 'Stanford Prison' Experiment?

  • Philip Zimbardo
  • Stanley Milgram
  • Sigmund Freud

2

Which psychological illness shows symptoms such as auditory hallucinations (hearing voices) and/or bizarre or paranoid delusions?

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

3

'The Interpretation of Dreams' is a book written by which famous psycholoist?

  • John Bowlby
  • David Rosenhan
  • Sigmund Freud

4

Psychiatrist Joseph Wolpe created a behavioral therapy called 'Systematic desensitization' which is used in the field of psychology to help patients effectively overcome what?

  • A phobia
  • A traumatic memory
  • Stress

5

B. F. Skinner (behavioural psychologist) built a wooden box chamber known as 'Skinner's Box' to study what?

  • Anxiety Disorders in humans
  • Sleep Deprivation in dogs
  • Operant/Classical Conditioning in rats

6

Match the correct experiment with the corresponding Psychologist who conducted it.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Stanly Milgram
  • David Rosenhan
  • John Bowlby
  • Elizabeth Loftus

Right

  • Eyewitness Testimony Experiment
  • Attachment Theory
  • On Being Sane In Insane Places
  • Obedience to authority figures

7

Psychologist/Nurologist Oliver Sacks was the author of which book later made into a film?

  • Awakenings
  • The Man who Mistook his wife for a hat
  • A leg to stand on

8

Cognitive psychology is a subdiscipline of psychology exploring what?

  • Human behaviour
  • Internal mental processes
  • Psychological Abnormalities

9

Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies what?

  • Unusual patterns of behavior, emotion and thought
  • Abnormal relationships between mother and infants
  • Abnormal animal behaviour

10

The word 'psyche' is used to describe what?

  • Human behaviour
  • Animal behaviour
  • The Human Mind

 

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