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Question number: 917

» Motivation & Emotion » Theories of Emotion » Expressed Emotion

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Which theory of emotion holds the view that bodily changes PRECEDE emotion and that we experience an emotion AFTER our body reacts?

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a.

the common sense theory

b.

the James-Lange theory

c.

the Cannon-Bard theory

d.

attribution theory

e.

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Question number: 918

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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People tend to have difficulty naming the color in which a word is printed when the word itself refers to a different color. This finding is called

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a.

the signal detection theory.

b.

sensory adaptation.

c.

fundamental attribution

d.

the Stroop effect.

e.

Weber’s law.

Question number: 919

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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An advantage of the experimental method in psychology is

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the identification of a cause and effect relationship.

b.

similar to the correlational method in that causality is determined.

c.

there is no cause effect relationship but investigation is formal.

d.

that the surroundings are always similar to real life experiences.

e.

that it is an informal way to investigate behavior.

Question number: 920

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The halo effect refers to

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a.

the use of ambiguous or unstructured stimuli.

b.

the process of admitting experience into unconsciousness.

c.

the technique in which the frequency of various behaviors is recorded.

d.

the process of admitting experience into consciousness.

e.

the tendency to generalize a favorable or unfavorable first impression to unrelated details of personality.

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