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Question number: 786

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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In his classic studies of conformity, Asch demonstrated that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

increased unanimity greatly increases pressure to conform.

b.

lack of unanimity greatly reduces the pressure to conform.

c.

obedience to authority was determined by the authority’s perceived referent power.

d.

size of the majority does not influence how many people will conform.

Question number: 787

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Which of the following represents the largest field of specialization in psychology?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

industrial psychology

b.

clinical psychology

c.

educational psychology

d.

experimental psychology

Question number: 788

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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It is important for a mother to breast feed her baby, as it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

appears to aid in attachment.

b.

appears to hamper attachment.

c.

is fundamental to the development of a healthy personality.

d.

is the only way to gain enough nutrition to survive.

Question number: 789

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

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A school psychologist is interested in studying the effectiveness of a reading improvement program. He has randomly assigned participants to one of two groups. The first group receives training in phonics, while the second group is put on a waiting list and receives no training. What is the control group?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the group that received no training

b.

the group that received the phonics training

c.

the population

d.

the sample

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