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Question number: 1341

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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Sensory distortions and disturbed thinking reported by people who have undergone sensory deprivation support the ________ theory of motivation.

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Choice (5)Response

a.

opponent-process

b.

arousal

c.

drive reduction

d.

performance

e.

episodic

Question number: 1342

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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B. F. Skinner by means of “Skinner Box” experimented successfully for reinforced behaviors, which led up to the desired behavior. What is this procedure is known as?

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a.

Primary reinforcers

b.

Chaining

c.

Reinforcement

d.

Shaping

e.

Secondary reinforcers

Question number: 1343

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Children begin to understand and use abstractions during which of the Piaget stages of cognitive development

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a.

secondary stage

b.

primary stage

c.

preoperational

d.

state of formal operations

e.

oral

Question number: 1344

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In an experiment in which a “student” simulated a seizure, helping was inhibited by

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a.

conditions employing smaller groups.

b.

group discussion.

c.

diffusion of responsibility.

d.

groupthink.

e.

reference cognitive dissonance.

Question number: 1345

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Analysis of avoidance learning suggests that many phobias are acquired through ________ conditioning.

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a.

Classical

b.

Reinforcement

c.

Intermittent

d.

Operant

e.

Observational

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