AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 96 - 100 of 1650

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Question number: 96

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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Buford complains that he can play his tuba beautifully at home, but each time he tries to play at the local talent show he sounds like a bull elk in rutting season. His problem is explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the Yerkes-Dodson Law.

b.

the effects of homeostasis.

c.

biorhythms.

d.

biological clock.

e.

habituation.

Question number: 97

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Brain Stimulation

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is most likely to be used, as a last resort, with which type of problem?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

manic depressive disorder

b.

severe depression that does not respond to any other treatment

c.

hyperactivity and agitation

d.

conversion reactions

e.

paranoia

Question number: 98

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Generativity refers to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the desire to have children and thereby ensure survival of the species.

b.

concern of welfare of the self.

c.

concern for welfare of others and society as a whole.

d.

active acceptance of aging and the social changes it brings.

e.

the ability to establish adequate social and financial security.

Question number: 99

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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Who argued that learning can take place when someone is watching another person and does that behavior even when not reinforced?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Wolfgang Kohler

b.

B. F. Skinner

c.

John Watson

d.

Edward Tolman

e.

Albert Bandura

Question number: 100

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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A learned disposition to respond to people, objects, or institutions in a positive or negative way defines

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Choice (5) Response

a.

socialization.

b.

cognitive dissonance.

c.

stereotypes.

d.

prejudice.

e.

attitudes.

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