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Question number: 674

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Sensory ________ is the tendency of the sensory receptors to respond less and less to a constant stimulus.

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Choice (5)Response

a.

stimulation

b.

perception

c.

threshold

d.

adaptation

e.

spectrum

Question number: 675

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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While training her puppy to “sit, ” Mary rewards the dog every instance the dog correctly responds to the “sit” command. What schedule of reinforcement is used?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

fixed interval schedule

b.

variable interval schedule

c.

variable ratio schedule

d.

fixed ratio schedule

e.

continuous schedule

Question number: 676

» Intelligence » Assessing Intelligence » Types of Tests

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In 1921,17 of the country’s leading psychologists participated in a symposium on the nature of intelligence and

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a.

the view that intelligence is what intelligence tests measure resulted.

b.

a widely accepted definition of intelligence was the result.

c.

most evidence presented supported Galton’s views.

d.

no two of the participants agreed on a definition.

e.

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Question number: 677

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Critics of psychoanalytic personality theory note its failure to

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emphasize the importance of human sexuality.

b.

provide a role for biological instincts in personality development.

c.

be able to predict future behavior.

d.

unable to predict the future behavior

e.

explain psychological events after they have occurred.

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