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Question number: 638

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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A relatively permanent change in knowledge or behavior resulting from experience is known as:

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a.

learning

b.

perception

c.

sensation

d.

memory

e.

attention

Question number: 639

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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In most anxiety disorders, the person’s distress is

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related to ordinary life stresses.

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greatly out of proportion to the situation.

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based on a physical cause.

d.

focused on a specific situation.

e.

completely in proportion to situation.

Question number: 640

» 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

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cognitive style.

b.

perceptual closure.

c.

sensory hypothesis.

d.

selective perception.

e.

perceptual hypothesis.

Question number: 641

» 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:

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semantic memory

b.

constructive recall

c.

episodic memory

d.

method of savings

e.

serial-position effect

Question number: 642

» 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

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no alcohol at all.

b.

a little of alcohol.

c.

one-half the dosage given the experimental group.

d.

a high dosage of alcohol.

e.

a driving test before and after drinking alcohol.

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