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Question number: 936

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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Concerning pure extroversion and pure introversion, it is most accurate to say

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

these terms were coined by the famous Swiss psychologist, Gordon Allport.

b.

they represent basic physical traits.

c.

a person is either one or the other.

d.

most people fall somewhere between these extremes.

e.

Most people are at the extremes.

Question number: 937

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which major viewpoint on psychological disorders suggests that the cause is due to inherited or acquired brain disorders involving imbalances in neurotransmitters or damage to brain structures?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

behavioral

b.

diathesis-stress

c.

humanistic

d.

biopsychological

e.

cognitive

Question number: 938

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are organized as three columns rather than six columns because of the organizational principle of

XX XX XX

XX XX XX

XX XX XX

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XX XX XX

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

similarity.

b.

closure.

c.

continuity.

d.

simplicity.

e.

nearness.

Question number: 939

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Babies will imitate actions they see when mothers show joy or interest because of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

social referencing.

b.

emotional referencing.

c.

situational referencing.

d.

perceptual referencing.

e.

learned referencing.

Question number: 940

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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Research has shown that a high percentage of innocent persons “fail” when administered a polygraph test, an outcome known as a:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

true negative

b.

false positive

c.

true positive

d.

false negative

e.

None of the above

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