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Question number: 948

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Freud believed that personality was typified by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a lack of struggle among the three personality structures in the unhealthy individual.

b.

imbalance of power among three personality structures.

c.

a lack of struggle among the three personality structures in the healthy individual.

d.

a delicate balance of power among the three personality structures.

Question number: 949

» Developmental Psychology » Research Methods

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A research design in which the same group of participants is tested or observed repeatedly over a period of time is known as:

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a.

experimental research

b.

longitudinal research

c.

cross-sectional research

d.

laboratory research

Question number: 950

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

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a.

create endorphins.

b.

insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

c.

create GABA.

d.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

Question number: 951

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Hierarchy of Motives

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At the top of Maslow’s hierarchy of motives are

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a.

love and belonging.

b.

safety and security.

c.

esteem and self-esteem.

d.

self-actualization.

Question number: 952

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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A major criticism of ESP research is that

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Choice (4) Response

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if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is much more likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

b.

researchers have been unwilling to investigate psychic phenomena in laboratory settings.

c.

parapsychological skills are too consistent to be real.

d.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is less likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

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