AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1023 - 1028 of 1615

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Question number: 1023

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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In the perception of people, feedback will serve to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Correct an incorrect initial perception

b.

Confirm an accurate initial perception

c.

Stabilize and inaccurate initial perception

d.

Stable but incorrect perception

Question number: 1024

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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The sensory memory, known as ________ memory, stores auditory information lasting up to 4 or more seconds.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

echoic

b.

short term memory

c.

iconic

d.

storage

Question number: 1025

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A person living in the desert calls a 60 degree day “cold” whereas one living in Alaska calls it “warm. ” Their perceptions differ because of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

attention shifts.

b.

perceptual constancy.

c.

temperature parallax.

d.

their frame of reference.

Question number: 1026

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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A person who mistrusts others and is hypersensitive and guarded may be classified as a (n) ________ personality.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

pessimistic

b.

narcissistic

c.

paranoid

d.

antisocial

Question number: 1027

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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The brain-scanning technique that produces color-coded pictures showing the relative, ongoing activity of different brain areas is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

computed tomography

b.

positron-emission tomography

c.

magnetic resonance imaging

d.

electroencephalograph

Question number: 1028

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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Tom was drunk and walking home and in the meanwhile he witnessed a crime. When questioned by the police the following day, he could not remember what he saw. After drinking some liquor, Tom remembered the crime. This phenomenon explains which effect?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Short-term memory loss

b.

Hypnotic amnesia

c.

The framing effect

d.

State-dependent memory

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