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Question number: 1175

» 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 (5) Response

a.

proactive inhibition.

b.

flexible thinking.

c.

interference.

d.

non-flexible thinking.

e.

functional fixedness.

Question number: 1176

» 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 (5) Response

a.

rationalization

b.

projection

c.

regression

d.

repression

e.

displacement

Question number: 1177

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Dysthymic

b.

Delusional

c.

Overly optimistic

d.

Hallucinations

e.

Pessimistic

Question number: 1178

» Intelligence » Assessing Intelligence » Types of Tests

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Binet

b.

Simon

c.

Wechsler

d.

Terman

e.

Thurston

Question number: 1179

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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Puberty

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

is the same as infancy.

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.

occurs earlier for boys than for girls.

e.

is the same as adolescence.

Question number: 1180

» 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 (5) Response

a.

bottom-up processing.

b.

top-down processing.

c.

Gregory’s phenomenon.

d.

perceptual expectancy.

e.

size constancy.

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