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Question number: 967

» Abnormal Psychology » Personality Disorders

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For children with ADHD, the ability to learn is severely limited because they

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Choice (5) Response

a.

are mildly retarded.

b.

can concentrate with efficiency.

c.

must take stimulants which shorten attention span.

d.

act on impulse and cannot concentrate.

e.

are given sedatives which make them listless.

Question number: 968

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Delusional thinking is characteristic of

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a.

psychosis.

b.

conversion disorder.

c.

obsessive-compulsive disorder.

d.

neurosis.

e.

fugue.

Question number: 969

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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You are walking into a store when a man rudely cuts in front of you, almost shoving you, so that he may enter the store first. “What a jerk! ” you think to yourself. As you enter the store, you see the same man performing an emergency tracheotomy on a women with a collapsed windpipe. You have just

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

made the fundamental attribution error.

b.

discounted a person’s actions due to situational demands.

c.

overemphasized the object in this action sequence.

d.

made representative biasness.

e.

self-handicapped.

Question number: 970

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Jolly’s mother buys him a sailor’s cap before they go on a family fishing trip. On the boat, Jolly gets nauseated and vomits and rather next day he gets nauseated just from looking at the sailor’s cap. Before Jolly became nauseated, he was able to go fishing with his family, even catching several fish. Fishing is an example of what schedule of reinforcement?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Variable interval

b.

Variable ratio

c.

Fixed interval

d.

Fixed ratio

e.

Unfixed interval

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