AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 869 - 872 of 1651

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Question number: 869

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

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The essence of the experimental method is

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a.

no control while finding cause-effect connections.

b.

using control to identify cause-and-effect connections.

c.

obtaining direct reports from subjects about their subjective experiences.

d.

accurate calculation of correlation’s.

e.

careful measurement and record keeping.

Question number: 870

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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Which of the following proclamations is not true?

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Levels of processing theory says that remembering depends on how information is encoded.

b.

Interference results when new information enters short-term memory and pushes out old information.

c.

Automatic processing is unconscious encoding of information.

d.

Deep processing involves elaborate rehearsal.

e.

Declarative memory involves memories for skills, habits, and things learned through classical conditioning.

Question number: 871

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Using a form of social learning theory known as ________, clients learn to perform more adaptive behaviors by first observing desirable behaviors in others.

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extinction

b.

rational-emotive behavior therapy

c.

aversive conditioning

d.

flooding

e.

participant modeling

Question number: 872

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Compared to males who had not read a sexually arousing written passage, males who had read the passage were

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more likely to perceive a female as attractive.

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greatly affected in their rates of habituation to an attractive female.

c.

no more likely to perceive a female as attractive.

d.

less likely to perceive a female as attractive.

e.

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