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Question number: 641

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A “guess” about what a sensation represents that is held until more information is available is referred to as a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

perceptual hypothesis.

b.

perceptual closure.

c.

selective perception.

d.

cognitive style.

e.

sensory hypothesis.

Question number: 642

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The assessment of memory by comparing the time or number of trials needed to memorize a given amount of information and the time or number of trials needed to memorize it again at a later time refers to:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

constructive recall

b.

method of savings

c.

serial-position effect

d.

episodic memory

e.

semantic memory

Question number: 643

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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In a study of effects of alcohol on driving ability, the control group should be given

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

one-half the dosage given the experimental group.

b.

a driving test before and after drinking alcohol.

c.

a high dosage of alcohol.

d.

a little of alcohol.

e.

no alcohol at all.

Question number: 644

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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A correlation of +. 20 indicates

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a strong positive correlation.

b.

a strong negative correlation.

c.

a weak positive correlation.

d.

a weak negative correlation.

e.

no correlation.

Question number: 645

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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An affective disorder in which a person swings from one mood extreme to another is classified as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Bipolar

b.

Obsessive-Compulsive

c.

Manic

d.

Unipolar

e.

Depressive

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