The Full Wiki

Evolutionary psychology: Quiz


Question 1: The term environment of evolutionary adaptedness was coined by ________ as part of attachment theory.
John BowlbyAttachment-based therapy (children)Erik EriksonJean Piaget

Question 2: ________ and Nikolaas Tinbergen were pioneers in developing the theoretical framework for ethology for which they would receive a Nobel prize in 1973.
Karl von FrischRenato DulbeccoGeorge WaldKonrad Lorenz

Question 3: ________
Ecological genetics
Evolutionary development
Human evolution
Molecular evolution
Population genetics
Computational phylogeneticsCladisticsCladeGhost lineage

Question 4: Evolutionary psychology is founded on the ________, the theory that the mind, our "inner world," is the action of complex neural structures in the brain.
Philosophy of mindAlan TuringChinese roomComputational theory of mind

Question 5: Evolutionary psychology (EP) attempts to explain psychological traits—such as memory, perception, or language—as ________, that is, as the functional products of natural selection or sexual selection.
Introduction to evolutionPopulation geneticsAdaptationModern evolutionary synthesis

Question 6: Genetically based inheritance of traits - some traits are passed down from parents to offspring in ________,

Question 7: the evolutionary process (i.e., ________) that resulted in the adaptation (functionality).
Ghost lineageCladeComputational phylogeneticsPhylogenetics

Question 8: Humans, comprising the genus Homo, appeared between 1.5 and 2.5 million years ago, a time that roughly coincides with the start of the ________ 1.8 million years ago.
Glacial periodPleistoceneLast glacial periodLittle Ice Age

Question 9: In ________, what matters most is that individuals live long enough to reproduce and pass on their genes.
AdaptationNatural selectionModern evolutionary synthesisIntroduction to evolution

Question 10: "________" (e.g., ideas, rituals, tunes, cultural fads, etc.) can replicate and spread from brain to brain, and many of the same evolutionary principles that apply to genes apply to memes as well.
MindMemeMemeticsEvolutionary psychology

Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address