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Question number: 1216

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

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A variable, such as the personality of a subject that might affect the outcome of an experiment would be controlled by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

assuming the effects of the variable are negligible.

b.

random assignment of subjects.

c.

manipulating the dependent variables simultaneously.

d.

repeating the experiment several times until the results are consistent.

Question number: 1217

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

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The philosophical position that heredity provides individuals with inborn knowledge and abilities is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

empiricism

b.

rationalism

c.

nativism

d.

Gestalt Approach

Question number: 1218

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Interpersonal attraction is encouraged by which one of the following?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

personal space

b.

competition

c.

proxemics

d.

similarity

Question number: 1219

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to Erikson, a child entering adolescence can expect major developmental task demands to center around the need to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

develop mistrust in others.

b.

develop trust in others.

c.

acquire personal autonomy.

d.

develop a sense of one’s self.

Question number: 1220

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to ________, we face a specific psychosocial dilemma at each stage of life.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

B F Skinner

b.

James Coleman

c.

Erik Erikson

d.

Lawrence Kohlberg

Question number: 1221

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

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The phrase “a theory must also be falsifiable” means

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

theories are a rich array of observations regarding behavior but with few facts to support them.

b.

a theory must not be defined so that it can be disconfirmed.

c.

a theory must be defined so it can be disconfirmed.

d.

nothing.

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