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Question number: 1526

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The popularity of politicians who are physically attractive may be a consequence of the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hawthorne effect.

b.

polygamy effect

c.

halo effect.

d.

androgyny effect.

Question number: 1527

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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In aversion therapy a person ________ to associate a strong aversion with an undesirable habit.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

acts

b.

knows

c.

learns

d.

wants

Question number: 1528

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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Taste 1 gram of table salt in 400 liters of water; then smell 1 drop of perfume diffused throughout a three-room apartment; finally touch the wing of a bee falling on your cheek from a height of 2 centimeter away. What do these examples depict?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The absolute threshold of our senses

b.

The adaptation of our senses

c.

The just-noticeable difference of our senses

d.

The perception of our senses

Question number: 1529

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

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Statistical significance refers to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the probability that a research finding happened by chance.

b.

the mean.

c.

the measure of central tendency.

d.

the measure of dispersion.

Question number: 1530

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Which of the following statements explains gate control theory of pain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Non-painful nerve impulses compete with pain impulses to reach the brain, creating a neural blockage.

b.

Pain impulses are sent to receptor sites in vital organs.

c.

Pain is simply a psychological state, not a physiological one.

d.

Stimuli of various kinds activate free nerve endings.

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