AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 711 - 715 of 1651

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Question number: 711

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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The polygraph or “lie detector” primarily measures which component of emotion?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

attribution

b.

emotional expression

c.

physiological arousal

d.

vocal modulation

e.

psychological arousal

Question number: 712

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The purported ability to perceive events at a distance or through physical barriers is termed

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Choice (5) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

parapsychology

c.

telepathy.

d.

psychokinesis.

e.

precognition.

Question number: 713

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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During his rise to power, Hitler blamed the Jews for Germany’s economic woes. This is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

symbolic prejudice.

b.

personal discrimination.

c.

social stereotypes.

d.

scapegoating.

e.

groupthink.

Question number: 714

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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If you met an individual who appeared to be very charming at first, but later you discovered that he or she manipulated people, caused others hurt without a second thought, and could not be depended upon, you might suspect him of being

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

narcissistic

b.

dependent.

c.

paranoid.

d.

social.

e.

antisocial.

Question number: 715

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Various Theories of Color Vision

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The ________ theory suggests color vision depends on red-green, blue-yellow, and black-white processes in the brain.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

photopigment

b.

Young-Helmholtz theory

c.

opponent-process

d.

figure-ground

e.

trichromatic

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