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Question number: 1403

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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The fastest growing group in American society is represented by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

infants.

b.

toddler.

c.

elementary school-aged children.

d.

the aged (those over age 65).

e.

adolescents.

Question number: 1404

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The lobe of the cerebral cortex associated with personality is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

parietal lobe.

b.

frontal lobe.

c.

occipital lobe.

d.

temporal lobe.

e.

cerebral cortex.

Question number: 1405

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Which of the following is an example of ageism?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

in Japan the status and respect the elderly enjoy

b.

voluntary retirement

c.

being considered overly qualified for job

d.

being considered unqualified for a job

e.

being considered too experienced for a job

Question number: 1406

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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Central traits:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Organize and control behavior across many situations

b.

Are more situations specific than they are secondary traits

c.

Are seen in growth-oriented individuals

d.

Are seen in growth retarding individuals

e.

Were suggested by a behaviorist to explain behavior

Question number: 1407

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

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A friend states that since he has been taking vitamin C, he has not had a single cold. His observation has little value in assessing the effects of vitamin C because

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

there was no control group for comparison.

b.

there was a control group for comparison.

c.

of the effect of the observer on the observed.

d.

he has not calculated a correlation coefficient.

e.

he does not specify his dosage of vitamin C.

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