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Question number: 873

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

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A market-research firm calls you on the phone and asks you a series of questions about your attitudes toward exercise. The market-research firm is conducting a (n)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

experiment.

b.

field study

c.

laboratory study.

d.

survey.

e.

naturalistic observation.

Question number: 874

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which field supports the statement “Psychology is considered a science mainly because it relies on direct observation”?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Social psychology

b.

Psychodynamic psychology

c.

Structuralism

d.

Cognitive psychology

e.

Behaviorism

Question number: 875

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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Probably the most insidious form of defense mechanism is:

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Withdrawal

b.

Reaction formation

c.

Repression

d.

Defensive identification

e.

Projection

Question number: 876

» Learning » Cognitive Processes in Learning

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A psychologist explains you that learning can be best defined in terms of underlying thought process. What theory is being stated?

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a.

Observational learning

b.

Trial and error

c.

Cognitive learning

d.

Social learning

e.

Classical conditioning

Question number: 877

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Freud called an unresolved conflict caused by over-indulgence or frustration a (n)

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Choice (5)Response

a.

congruency

b.

incongruency.

c.

retentiveness.

d.

fixation.

e.

expressiveness.

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