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Question number: 885

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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In order to determine your ________, you might slowly turn up the volume on the stereo one decibel at a time until you could just hear it.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

level of selective attention

b.

difference threshold

c.

relative threshold

d.

absolute threshold

Question number: 886

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

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A detailed, practical, and workable solution to a problem is called a (n) ________ solution.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

heuristic

b.

specific

c.

functional

d.

general

Question number: 887

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Gestalt's Psychology's Contribution to Understanding Perception

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Which one of the following is not the law of perceptual grouping?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Continuation

b.

Proximity

c.

Similarity constancy

d.

Constancy

Question number: 888

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Suppose the ego were a hungry person in a crowded cafeteria. The ego would most likely

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

wait in line.

b.

push everyone and move to the front

c.

do nothing.

d.

push to the head of the line.

Question number: 889

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Development

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The fact that “Dog bites man” has a very different meaning from “Man bites dog” demonstrates the importance of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

syntax.

b.

connotation.

c.

morphemes and phonemes.

d.

conditional relationships.

Question number: 890

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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The employees at a factory were excellent workers until a week before Christmas when a rumor spread those economic conditions would force the plant to close in four days. The quality and quantity of work took a down turn as the workers spent time discussing among themselves the plausibility of the rumor and what they would do if it were true. Maslow would say that these workers were motivated by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

safety and security.

b.

extrinsic motivation.

c.

intrinsic motivation.

d.

meta-needs.

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