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Question number: 872

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Perceptual constancies are

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Confusing to an individual rather than helping him determine what really exists

b.

Illusion in which we perceive something that does not correspond to the sensory information

c.

An aid in perceiving a stable and consistent world

d.

innate and not acquired

Question number: 873

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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Which of the following personality disorders describes a person who has an exaggerated sense of self-importance and who needs constant admiration?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

paranoid

b.

dependent

c.

narcissistic

d.

schizoid

Question number: 874

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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A market-research firm calls you on the phone and asks you a series of questions about your attitudes toward exercise. The market-research firm is conducting a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

field study

b.

experiment.

c.

laboratory study.

d.

survey.

Question number: 875

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which field supports the statement “Psychology is considered a science mainly because it relies on direct observation”?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Structuralism

b.

Cognitive psychology

c.

Behaviorism

d.

Social psychology

Question number: 876

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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Probably the most insidious form of defense mechanism is:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Repression

b.

Reaction formation

c.

Projection

d.

Withdrawal

Question number: 877

» Learning » Cognitive Processes in Learning

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A psychologist explains you that learning can be best defined in terms of underlying thought process. What theory is being stated?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Social learning

b.

Cognitive learning

c.

Trial and error

d.

Classical conditioning

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