AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 740 - 744 of 1650

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Question number: 740

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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Motivation is defined as inferred process within a person that causes organism to move toward:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A homeostatic state

b.

All other organisms

c.

A goal

d.

Higher levels in the hierarchy of needs

e.

Need and drive

Question number: 741

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The ________ of humor, is based on Freud’s claim that humor is a cathartic outlet for anxiety caused by repressed sexual or aggressive energy.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

release theory

c.

incongruity theory

d.

congruity theory

e.

disparagement theory

Question number: 742

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

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Dr. Berry conducts an experiment to see whether hunger makes mice run faster through a maze and for this he randomly assigns 25 mice to a control group or an experimental group. Which cannot be a confounding variable?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Where the experiment takes place

b.

How hungry the mice were before the experiment

c.

How fast the mice are before the race

d.

The population from which he selected the mice

e.

When the experiment takes place

Question number: 743

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Perception of the brightness of a color in affected mainly by:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The saturation of light waves

b.

The amplitude of light waves

c.

The frequency of light waves

d.

The wavelength of light waves

e.

The purity of light waves

Question number: 744

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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According to ________, perception (awareness) becomes disjointed and incomplete in a maladjusted person.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Gestalt therapists

b.

functionalists

c.

logotherapists

d.

existentialists

e.

Rogerians

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