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Question number: 1000

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Question

After Mrs. Keech’s doomsday predictions failed, her followers suddenly became interested in convincing others they were right. This turn of events is predicted by ________ theory.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

groupthink

b.

cognitive dissonance

c.

gain-loss

d.

balance

Question number: 1001

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Question

The fastest neurons can send impulses at about ________ miles per hour.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

200

b.

60

c.

120

d.

280

Question number: 1002

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Biological Rhythms

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Question

Psychoanalytic theorists suggest that the ________ content contains the dream’s hidden, underlying meaning.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

unconscious

b.

conscious

c.

manifest

d.

latent

Question number: 1003

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Improved research techniques in parapsychology have resulted in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

less skepticism among scientists.

b.

the ability to repeat spectacular results.

c.

fewer positive results.

d.

updated positive results.

Question number: 1004

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Question

If you stand in the middle of a cobblestone street, the street will look coarse near your feet and finer if you look into the distance. This is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

relative size.

b.

relative motion.

c.

3-D motion.

d.

texture gradient.

Question number: 1005

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

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A philosophical approach that accepts sensory experience as a source of knowledge is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

structuralism

b.

rationalism

c.

empiricism

d.

humanism

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