AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1023 - 1027 of 1650

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Question number: 1023

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Instincts & Evolutionary Psychology

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Stimulus motives are

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

needs that are learned, such as the needs for power or for achievement.

b.

not innate but necessary for survival.

c.

innate and necessary for survival.

d.

innate but not necessary for survival.

e.

innate and learned.

Question number: 1024

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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In the perception of people, feedback will serve to:

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a.

Correct an incorrect initial perception

b.

Confirm an accurate initial perception

c.

Stabilize and inaccurate initial perception

d.

Unstable but accurate perception

e.

Stable but incorrect perception

Question number: 1025

» 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 (5) Response

a.

short term memory

b.

storage

c.

iconic

d.

echoic

e.

encoding

Question number: 1026

» 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 (5) Response

a.

attention shifts.

b.

shape constancy.

c.

their frame of reference.

d.

temperature parallax.

e.

perceptual constancy.

Question number: 1027

» 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 (5) Response

a.

dependent

b.

narcissistic

c.

pessimistic

d.

antisocial

e.

paranoid

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