AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1216 - 1221 of 1651

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Question number: 1216

» Motivation & Emotion » Stress & Health » Coping With Stress

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The physiological response of the body to physical and psychological demands is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

fight-or-flight response

b.

hassle

c.

stressor

d.

distress

e.

stress

Question number: 1217

» Sensation & Perception » Attention

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Attention is aroused by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

constant stimulation.

b.

bright stimuli.

c.

subliminal stimuli.

d.

subtle differences in stimuli.

e.

contrast or change in stimulation.

Question number: 1218

» 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 (5) Response

a.

assuming the effects of the variable are negligible.

b.

repeating the experiment several times until the results are consistent.

c.

manipulating the dependent variables simultaneously.

d.

planned assignment of subjects.

e.

random assignment of subjects.

Question number: 1219

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Gestalt Approach

b.

nativism

c.

empiricism

d.

rationalism

e.

structuralism

Question number: 1220

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Interpersonal attraction is encouraged by which one of the following?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

social space

b.

proxemics

c.

personal space

d.

competition

e.

similarity

Question number: 1221

» 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 (5) Response

a.

develop trust in others.

b.

acquire personal autonomy.

c.

develop a sense of one’s self.

d.

achieve intimacy with another.

e.

develop mistrust in others.

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