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Question number: 1173

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The cue of accommodation is especially effective for:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Short distances

b.

Moving objects

c.

Long distances

d.

Stationary objects

Question number: 1174

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Forming Judgments

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The inability to see new uses for familiar objects is termed

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

non-flexible thinking.

b.

flexible thinking.

c.

interference.

d.

functional fixedness.

Question number: 1175

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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The defense mechanism known as ________ involves attributing one’s own undesirable feelings to other people.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

rationalization

b.

projection

c.

regression

d.

repression

Question number: 1176

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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People who consistently come up with ________ explanations of events are more prone to depression.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Delusional

b.

Overly optimistic

c.

Pessimistic

d.

Hallucinations

Question number: 1177

» Intelligence » Assessing Intelligence » Types of Tests

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The Binet-Simon scale was adapted for American use by:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Simon

b.

Thurston

c.

Terman

d.

Binet

Question number: 1178

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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Puberty

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

is the same as adolescence.

b.

involves a growth spurt of 1 - 2 years during which boys are taller than girls.

c.

is the period of growth and hormonal changes that lead to sexual maturity.

d.

is the same as infancy.

Question number: 1179

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The analysis of information starting with features and building into a complete perception is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

size constancy.

b.

Gregory’s phenomenon.

c.

bottom-up processing.

d.

perceptual expectancy.

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