AP Psychology: Questions 1592 - 1596 of 1615

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Question number: 1592

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Watson founded the ________school of psychology, believing that the proper subject matter for psychological research is observable behavior.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

nativism

b.

psychoanalysis

c.

behaviorism

d.

Gestalt psychology

Question number: 1593

» States of Consciousness » Psychoactive Drug Effect » Effects, Dependence, & Addiction

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What are psychoactive drugs that depress the central nervous system known as and those that stimulate the central nervous system known as?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Opiates, barbiturates

b.

Barbiturates, amphetamines

c.

Amphetamines, barbiturates

d.

Opiates, amphetamines

Question number: 1594

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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To understand personality, trait theorists attempt to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

classify types and discover how they are related to behavior.

b.

create traits that fit people.

c.

classify traits and discover how they are related to behavior.

d.

reduce the common traits to measures of temperament.

Question number: 1595

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

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Which of the following is a characteristic of bulimia nervosa?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It occurs equally in males and females.

b.

It is an adolescent growth phase that a few women go through and later disappears.

c.

Vomiting, laxatives, or diuretics are used to lose weight.

d.

There are repeated attempts to lose weight by severe dieting.

Question number: 1596

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

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Which of the following statements about the sex drive is TRUE?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Recent sexual activity prevents sexual desire from occurring again after a certain amount of time.

b.

The sex drive in humans is completely liberated from the influence of hormones.

c.

The sex drive in humans cannot be aroused at virtually any time by anything.

d.

The sex drive in humans can be aroused at virtually any time by almost anything.

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