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Question number: 1468

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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Parapsychology is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the study of psychic phenomena or psi events.

b.

a pseudopsychology dealing with the prediction of the future.

c.

limited to the study of extrasensory perception.

d.

psychology of human behavior.

Question number: 1469

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

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I work at a university, and my research is designed to be of immediate use in the classroom. My research would be called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

applied.

b.

impractical.

c.

basic.

d.

reliable.

Question number: 1470

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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When Jewish subjects tried to remember briefly flashed groups of stimuli, they recognized fewer items when one was a swastika. This was because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

they were concentrating harder on the other stimuli.

b.

they tried to focus the attention.

c.

their attention was shifted away from other information.

d.

the stimuli were figures which had no meaning.

Question number: 1471

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

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A set of exact procedures that represent particular variables is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

defining characteristic.

b.

field study.

c.

operational definition.

d.

abstract definition.

Question number: 1472

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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The development of any kind of skill depends intimately upon

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Abstract knowledge

b.

Feedback

c.

Muscle facility

d.

Kinesthetic stimulation

Question number: 1473

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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The basic assumption of behavior therapy is that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

phobia cannot be created.

b.

learned response causes problems, therefore, behavior can be changed by relearning.

c.

phobias can be created and dismantled.

d.

deep understanding of one’s problems leads to behavior change.

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