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Question number: 920

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The halo effect refers to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the technique in which the frequency of various behaviors is recorded.

b.

the use of ambiguous or unstructured stimuli.

c.

the tendency to generalize a favorable or unfavorable first impression to unrelated details of personality.

d.

the process of admitting experience into unconsciousness.

Question number: 921

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

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Sensations are organized into meaningful perceptions by

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Choice (4) Response
a.

localization of meaning.

b.

perceptual hypothesis.

c.

perceptual grouping (Gestalt) principles.

d.

sensory adaptation.

Question number: 922

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The detection of physical energy emitted or reflected by physical objects: it occurs when energy in the external environment or the body stimulates receptors in the sense organs:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Cognition

b.

Threshold

c.

Adaptation

d.

Sensation

Question number: 923

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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A representative sample is an essential element of the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

field method.

b.

clinical method.

c.

psychoanalytic method.

d.

survey method.

Question number: 924

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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The ________ perspective of psychology is primarily concerned with the study of subjective mental experience.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

structuralism

b.

phenomenological

c.

existential

d.

humanistic

Question number: 925

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which of the following amongst the given ones is not part of the limbic system?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hippocampus

b.

Cerebellum

c.

Thalamus

d.

Amygdala

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