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Question number: 649

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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A developmental psychologist emphasizes mainly on:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The identification of one’s environment and response to the environment

b.

The mental process that helps a young person adapt to his or her environment

c.

The conscious experiences of an infant

d.

Experiments that emphasize actual behavior, rather than controlled settings

e.

The manner in which a child develops the ability to speak, learn, and understand the world around

Question number: 650

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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If an action potential starts at the beginning of an axon, it will continue at the same speed to the very end of the axon. What is this concept known as?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Nerve impulse

b.

Sodium pump

c.

Synapse

d.

All-or-none law

e.

Resting state

Question number: 651

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by

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a.

smaller social distance between the helper and the victim.

b.

low costs associated with helping.

c.

high costs associated with helping.

d.

fear of cognitive dissonance.

e.

the presence of a large number of persons.

Question number: 652

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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According to Freud, the ego is governed by the

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a.

reality principle.

b.

super ego principle

c.

partial ego principle.

d.

ego ideal.

e.

pleasure principle.

Question number: 653

» Motivation & Emotion » Theories of Emotion » Expressed Emotion

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American psychologist William James claimed that physiological changes precede emotional experiences, an idea later incorporated by the:

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a.

common sense theory

b.

cognitive-appraisal theory

c.

Cannon-Bard theory

d.

James-Lange theory

e.

opponent-process theory

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