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Question 81

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Competent children who are characterized by autonomy, self-control, and curiosity are often a consequence of the parenting style described as

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

democratic.

b.

submissive.

c.

authoritative.

d.

authoritarian.

e.

permissive.

Question 82

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Which theoretical viewpoint emphasizes the importance of learning for understanding development?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Freudian

b.

humanistic theory

c.

information processing theory

d.

ecological theory

e.

behavioral theory

Question 83

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A psychoanalyst who believes in the theories of Freud would see psychopathology as caused by

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

repressed sexuality and aggression.

b.

bizarre dreams.

c.

defense mechanism

d.

birth trauma.

e.

immature personal relationships.

Question 84

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A rigid mental set can be a barrier to problem solving. Which of the following refers to a similar barrier to problem solving?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

divergent problem solving

b.

invalid reasoning

c.

oversimplification

d.

valid reasoning

e.

functional fixedness

Question 85

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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.

disparagement theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

incongruity theory

d.

adaptation-level theory

e.

social-comparison theory

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