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Question number: 1496

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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One problem psychologists have with personality types is they

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Choice (4) Response
a.

are not observable or measurable.

b.

oversimplify personality.

c.

are hypothetical constructs.

d.

highly complicated personality

Question number: 1497

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Edward Thorndike’s principle that a behavior followed by a satisfying state of affairs is strengthened and a behavior followed by an annoying state of affairs is weakened became known as:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

observational learning

b.

law of effect

c.

classical conditioning

d.

operant conditioning

Question number: 1498

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Retreat from reality by hallucinations and delusions and by social withdrawal typically characterizes

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Choice (4) Response
a.

neurotic disorders.

b.

psychotic disorders.

c.

personality disorders.

d.

anxiety disorders.

Question number: 1499

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Sperm from an anonymous donor are used to impregnate the woman in a technique called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

anonymous insemination.

b.

in vitro fertilization.

c.

eugenics.

d.

artificial insemination.

Question number: 1500

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Which among the following neurotransmitters most closely look like the affects alcohol has on the nervous system?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

GABA

b.

Acetylcholine

c.

Anandamide

d.

Serotonin

Question number: 1501

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Drives & Incentives

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The need for achievement

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Choice (4) Response
a.

does not occur in primitive cultures.

b.

is lesser in women than in men.

c.

is greater in women than in men.

d.

is defined as the desire to meet internalized standards of excellence.

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