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Question number: 1107

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory that humor is amusing when it brings together incompatible ideas in a surprising outcome that violates one’s expectations is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

release theory

Question number: 1108

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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A specialist in death and dying, or one who studies death, is referred to as a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

terminologist.

b.

funerologist.

c.

thanatologist.

d.

bereavement counselor.

Question number: 1109

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

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If 98 out of 100 people respond “Golden Retriever” when asked to name what dog best represents the concept “dog, ” then a golden retriever would be called a

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Choice (4) Response

a.

prototype.

b.

denotative concept.

c.

relational concept.

d.

feature.

Question number: 1110

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Cognitive Neuroscience

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What does adaptive sleep theory suggests?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Sleep is necessary to combat insomnia and drowsiness.

b.

Sleep evolved because it prevented early humans and animals from wasting energy and exposing themselves to dangers of nocturnal predators.

c.

External environments are constantly competing with individual sleep rhythms. Sleep is necessary to compete with the external clock.

d.

For our internal clocks to have synchrony with the external world, thereby decreasing fatigue, disorientation, and lack of concentration, sleep is necessary.

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