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Question number: 1570

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

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Which among the following coefficients of a correlation demonstrates the weakest relationship between two variables?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

-1.00

b.

-0.28

c.

0.51

d.

0.08

Question number: 1571

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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The description of a person’s character implies

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the use of situational testing.

b.

use of individual traits

c.

the use of rating scales.

d.

judgment about the desirability of traits.

Question number: 1572

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory that happiness is the result of estimating that one’s life circumstances are more favorable than those of others is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

social-equality theory

d.

social-comparison theory

Question number: 1573

» Motivation & Emotion » Theories of Emotion » Expressed Emotion

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According to the Cannon-Bard theory,

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the thalamus plays a central role in producing emotions.

b.

the cerebellum must give the go-ahead for emotion.

c.

the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems work in concert.

d.

the hypothalamus plays a central role in producing emotions.

Question number: 1574

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Object permanence happens in which of Piaget’s stages?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

preoperational

b.

sensorimotor

c.

formal operational

d.

concrete operational

Question number: 1575

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Sleep Disorders

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What is alteration in consciousness that occurs seemingly without effort, typically when we want to momentarily escape reality known as?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hypnosis

b.

Meditation

c.

Anesthesia

d.

Daydreaming

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