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Question number: 1348

» Abnormal Psychology » Organic Disorders

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Persons who suffer from paraphilia are categorized as having

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phobic disorders.

b.

personality disorders.

c.

somatoform disorders.

d.

generalized anxiety.

e.

sexual disorders.

Question number: 1349

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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What is meant by punishment?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Taking away something unpleasant when the subject performs the correct behavior

b.

The reinforcement of a behavior every time it occurs

c.

Anything that comes to represent a primary reinforcer

d.

Adding something unwanted when the subject is not doing the correct behavior and then stopping it when he or she displays the correct behavior

e.

An attempt to weaken a response by following it with something unpleasant

Question number: 1350

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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In which part of the brain does the final step required to convert vibrations into sound sensations takes place?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Outer ear

b.

Middle ear

c.

Ossicles

d.

Cochlea

e.

Auditory receptors

Question number: 1351

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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In Thurston’s method of attitude scaling, the key factor is the use of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Reinforcement

b.

Positive and negative items

c.

Judges

d.

Numbers

e.

Quantity

Question number: 1352

» Developmental Psychology » Research Methods

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Developmental psychology is the study of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the language, personality, and emotions of children and adolescents.

b.

progressive changes in behavior and abilities from conception to death.

c.

the stages of life and the important tasks of each.

d.

behvaioral disorders in life.

e.

the role of maturation in the unfolding of human potential.

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