AP Psychology: Questions 81 - 86 of 1615

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Question number: 81

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Parents & Peers

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Competent children who are characterized by autonomy, self-control, and curiosity are often a consequence of the parenting style described as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

permissive.

b.

authoritative.

c.

democratic.

d.

authoritarian.

Question number: 82

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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Which theoretical viewpoint emphasizes the importance of learning for understanding development?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

behavioral theory

b.

humanistic theory

c.

Freudian

d.

information processing theory

Question number: 83

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Psychoanalysis

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A psychoanalyst who believes in the theories of Freud would see psychopathology as caused by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

defense mechanism

b.

bizarre dreams.

c.

repressed sexuality and aggression.

d.

immature personal relationships.

Question number: 84

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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A rigid mental set can be a barrier to problem solving. Which of the following refers to a similar barrier to problem solving?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

invalid reasoning

b.

divergent problem solving

c.

functional fixedness

d.

oversimplification

Question number: 85

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The ________ of humor, by Thomas Hobbes, suggests we feel amused when humor makes us feel superior to other people.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

congruity theory

b.

incongruity theory

c.

social-comparison theory

d.

disparagement theory

Question number: 86

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following psychologists wrote the book “The Principles of Psychology”?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

William James

b.

Sigmund Freud

c.

John Watson

d.

Wilhelm Wundt

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