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Question number: 1342

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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Sensory distortions and disturbed thinking reported by people who have undergone sensory deprivation support the ________ theory of motivation.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

episodic

b.

opponent-process

c.

performance

d.

drive reduction

e.

arousal

Question number: 1343

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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B. F. Skinner by means of “Skinner Box” experimented successfully for reinforced behaviors, which led up to the desired behavior. What is this procedure is known as?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Shaping

b.

Reinforcement

c.

Secondary reinforcers

d.

Primary reinforcers

e.

Chaining

Question number: 1344

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Children begin to understand and use abstractions during which of the Piaget stages of cognitive development

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

state of formal operations

b.

preoperational

c.

oral

d.

primary stage

e.

secondary stage

Question number: 1345

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In an experiment in which a “student” simulated a seizure, helping was inhibited by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

reference cognitive dissonance.

b.

diffusion of responsibility.

c.

conditions employing smaller groups.

d.

group discussion.

e.

groupthink.

Question number: 1346

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Analysis of avoidance learning suggests that many phobias are acquired through ________ conditioning.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Intermittent

b.

Reinforcement

c.

Classical

d.

Observational

e.

Operant

Question number: 1347

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Which of the following is a monocular depth cue?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

accomodation

b.

divergence

c.

linear perspective

d.

convergence

e.

retinal disparity

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