AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1442 - 1446 of 1650

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Question number: 1442

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The optic chiasm

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

transmits visual information from the left side of the retina to the right lobe of the occipital cortex and vice versa.

b.

allows light to be bent such that the occipital cortex can perceive information both close and far away.

c.

is responsible for afterimages.

d.

refers to the retina’s blind spot.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 1443

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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A 70-year-old man defines middle age as 50 years of age. A 10-year-old child defines middle age as 35 years of age. Their estimates differ because of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

their frame of reference.

b.

selective perception.

c.

perceptual defense.

d.

perceptual constancy.

e.

selective attention.

Question number: 1444

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

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The ________ variable is manipulated by the experimenter to determine its effect on subjects’ behavior.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

correlational

b.

confounding

c.

dependent

d.

independent

e.

None of the above

Question number: 1445

» Personality » Selfconcept or Self Esteem

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Which is included as one of the traits Maslow theorized were possessed by self-actualizers?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

capacity to laugh at oneself

b.

egocentrism

c.

superior intelligence

d.

extraversion

e.

inability to make fun of oneself

Question number: 1446

» Motivation & Emotion » Hunger, Thirst, Sex, & Pain

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A person’s pattern of erotic attraction to persons of the same sex, opposite sex, or both sexes is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

sexual behavior

b.

sexual orientation

c.

gender differences

d.

gender

e.

sexual response cycle

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