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PS380 Multicultural Psychology Exam 2 Answers (Ashworth College)

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In an experiment on sound detention, researchers may present a sound with varying levels of volume. The smallest level that a participant is able to hear is the what? Question options: Absolute threshold Consciousness Wakefulness Perception Question 6 5 / 5 points Cultures that value cognitive experiences that take place only during normal waking phases and do not incorporate dreams into the process of social perception and cognition are what type of culture? Question options: Polyphasic Monophasic Altered state Aesthetic Question 5 / 5 points 7 A quiet and relaxed state of tranquility in which a person achieves an integration of emotions, attitudes, and thoughts is: Question options: hypnosis. aesthetic experience. trance. meditation. Question 5 / 5 points 8 In which country does the official calendar start at the birthday of its late communist leader? Question options: Taiwan Russia South Korea North Korea Question 5 / 5 points 9 Our experience with the environment (for example, living in a mountainous area) shapes our perception by creating perceptual sets. What are they? Question options: Stress-related reactions Perceptual expectations Absolute thresholds Adaptation strategies based on thinking Question 5 / 5 points 10 When Jane expressed the feeling of pleasure evoked by stimuli that are perceived as beautiful, attractive, and rewarding; what feeling did she evoke? Question options: Depth perception Perceptual set Aesthetic experience Revealing experience Question 0 / 5 points 11 Which part of the brain, according to M. Persinger, is closely associated with so-called God experiences? Question options: Cerebellum Frontal lobe Temporal lobe Parietal lobe Question 5 / 5 points 12 The process that enables your body to function in certain unfamiliar or unpleasant situations, while filtering out the initial source of irritation, shock or overstimulation is known as: Question options: sensation.

excessive sleep. sensory adaptation. meditation. Question 5 / 5 points 13 The experience of being taken over by another entity, such as a person, god, demon, animal, or inanimate object, holds different meanings in different cultures and, therefore the diagnosis for this disorder may be culturally bound is considered? Question options: Visionary trance Hallucination Vivid event Possession trance Question 5 / 5 points 14 Some psychologists suggest that shamanic practices involving ritualistic trance influence to do what? Question options: The brain's serotonin and opioid neurotransmitter systems An individual's hormonal system Immune system and resistance to stress An individual's reaction time Question 5 / 5 points 15 What is the general name for phenomena that are different than normal waking consciousness and include mystic experiences, meditation, hypnosis, trance, or possession? Question options: Aesthetic experience Altered states of consciousness Paranormal phenomena Therapy Question 5 / 5 points 16 People in monophasic cultures tend to interpret their dreams as: Question options: mild mental disorders. indirect indication of the dreamer's concerns. fairy tales coming out of the unconscious mind. mild mental disorders. Question 5 / 5 points 17 There is evidence that scanning patterns (scanning a picture or text, for example) are subject to cultural variations. These variations are most closely linked with: Question options: perception of time. reading habits. access to water. access to sand. Question 5 / 5 points 18 What is the name of the hypothesis that asserts people who are raised in an environment shaped by carpenters tend to interpret nonrectangular figures as representations of rectangular figures seen in perspective? Question options: Visual illusion Depth perception Perceptual point Carpentered world Question 5 / 5 points 19 Imagine your client during a therapy session describes her perceptions and feelings when an evil spirit invaded her body a few days ago. From a psychological perspective, how would you define this altered state of consciousness?