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Question number: 674

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Sensory ________ is the tendency of the sensory receptors to respond less and less to a constant stimulus.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

adaptation

b.

spectrum

c.

threshold

d.

stimulation

Question number: 675

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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While training her puppy to “sit, ” Mary rewards the dog every instance the dog correctly responds to the “sit” command. What schedule of reinforcement is used?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fixed ratio schedule

b.

continuous schedule

c.

variable ratio schedule

d.

variable interval schedule

Question number: 676

» Intelligence » Assessing Intelligence » Types of Tests

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In 1921, 17 of the country’s leading psychologists participated in a symposium on the nature of intelligence and

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Choice (4) Response

a.

most evidence presented supported Galton’s views.

b.

no two of the participants agreed on a definition.

c.

a widely accepted definition of intelligence was the result.

d.

the view that intelligence is what intelligence tests measure resulted.

Question number: 677

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Critics of psychoanalytic personality theory note its failure to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

explain psychological events after they have occurred.

b.

be able to predict future behavior.

c.

emphasize the importance of human sexuality.

d.

provide a role for biological instincts in personality development.

Question number: 678

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Describing Data

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An observation that the higher the air temperature, the lower the activity of test animals would be an example of a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

causal relationship.

b.

zero correlation.

c.

negative correlation.

d.

positive correlation.

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