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Question number: 1123

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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If an infant is startled by a loud sound, it makes movements similar to an embrace. This is called a ________ reflex.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

sucking

b.

Babinski

c.

grasping

d.

Moro

Question number: 1124

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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The field of psychology that studies variations among human beings in physical, personality, and intellectual attributes is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

psychophysics

b.

interpersonal psychology

c.

differential psychology

d.

psychophysiology

Question number: 1125

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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Raymond B Cattell advanced the study of personality traits by using a statistical method called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Factor analysis

b.

Phrenology

c.

Principal component analysis

d.

Locus of control

Question number: 1126

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following career options are available to psychologists?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a variety of job settings

b.

diversity within day-to-day work activities

c.

well-paying jobs

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 1127

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Evolutionary Psychology

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When a researcher tests several groups of people at the same time each group at a different age, he is conducting a ________ study.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Longitudinal

b.

Continuous

c.

Cross-sectional

d.

Observational

Question number: 1128

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Discrimination refers to behaviors that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

prevent individuals from doing things they should be able to do.

b.

are directed toward a particular group.

c.

encourages individuals from doing things they should be able to do.

d.

occur when members of a racial group threaten an individual’s security.

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