AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 85 - 90 of 1650

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Question number: 85

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The ________ of humor, by Thomas Hobbes, suggests we feel amused when humor makes us feel superior to other people.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

social-comparison theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

congruity theory

e.

incongruity theory

Question number: 86

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following psychologists wrote the book “The Principles of Psychology”?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

John Watson

b.

William James

c.

Wilhelm Wundt

d.

Sigmund Freud

e.

Max Wertheimer

Question number: 87

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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Push is to pull as ________ is to ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

need; goal

b.

cyclic; goal

c.

goal; need

d.

episodic; cyclic

e.

response; need

Question number: 88

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Fixed false belief based on incorrect inferences about external reality is called:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Overvalued Idea

b.

Delusion

c.

Phobia

d.

Obsession

e.

Illusion

Question number: 89

» States of Consciousness » Hypnosis

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What must hypnotist do, in order for a person to be hypnotized?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Tell the subject to relax and feel no stress

b.

Tell the subject to count from ten to one

c.

Suggest that the subject enter a trance

d.

Tell the subject what he or she will be doing while under hypnosis

e.

Suggest what the subject will experience during hypnosis

Question number: 90

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

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In a weight-reduction experiment, an overweight individual was given what the researcher called a new type of diet pill that would help curb the desire to eat. In fact, the pill really contained powdered milk, but ever since the individual started taking the diet pill, he has reported that his desire to eat has decreased. This illustrates the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

natural experiment.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

curvilinear relationship.

d.

effect of extraneous variables.

e.

placebo effect.

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