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Question number: 1257

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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An ability to “read” another person’s mind is termed

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

telepathy.

c.

cognition.

d.

psychokinesis.

e.

precognition.

Question number: 1258

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Whereas the ________ asked what happens when an organism does something; the ________ asked how and why.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

structuralist, humanist

b.

structuralist, functionalist

c.

Functionalist, behaviorist

d.

structuralist, introspections

e.

Functionalist, structuralist

Question number: 1259

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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What is another name for working memory?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Short-term memory

b.

Semantic memory

c.

Sensory memory

d.

Episodic memory

e.

Long-term memory

Question number: 1260

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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The Stanford-Binet, WAIS-R and WISC are known to have very high reliability. This means that:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The test yields inconsistent results

b.

The test measures what it is supposed to measure

c.

The result of the test will be distributed on a bell shaped curve

d.

The test yields consistent results, for example-retesting

e.

A pretest has been given to a representative

Question number: 1261

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Experiments with the visual cliff show that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

human infants perceive depth by the age of six months.

b.

human and animal depth perception is entirely learned.

c.

human infants perceive depth by the age of six weeks.

d.

perceptual grouping does not begin until a baby is from six to fourteen months old.

e.

human infants are aware of shape constancy.

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