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Question number: 834

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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In which motivational conflicts are must be chosen by “the lesser of two evils”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Approach-Approach

b.

Approach-Avoidance

c.

Avoidance-Avoidance

d.

Multiple approach-avoidance

Question number: 835

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Gregory has been homeless for the past 3 years. The stress of being homeless seems to have contributed to the onset of psychosis. This example illustrates what risk factor for mental disorders?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

emotional

b.

psychological

c.

biological

d.

social

Question number: 836

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Even though the retinal image of an object may change drastically, the object appears unchanged. This is the principle underlying

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

retinal disparity.

b.

shape constancy.

c.

ambiguous stimuli.

d.

texture gradient.

Question number: 837

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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A part of the nervous system that prepares the body for emergencies is the ________ division.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

autonomic

b.

adaptive

c.

parasympathetic

d.

sympathetic

Question number: 838

» Motivation & Emotion » Social Motives

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McClelland’s method of measuring the achievement motive made use of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Performance level

b.

Activity level

c.

Person’s estimates of level of aspiration

d.

Fantasy

Question number: 839

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Evolutionary Psychology

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According to Chomsky, humans have a ________ to develop language.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

biological predisposition

b.

learning set

c.

perceptual set

d.

habituation

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