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Question number: 14

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

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An extraneous factor that inhibits the researcher’s ability to infer cause and effect relationships is known as the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

correlational

b.

dependent

c.

interdependent

d.

confounding

Question number: 15

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The effect of mind-altering drugs may be a result of their

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

stimulation of endorphin production in regulator.

b.

ability to imitate or block neurotransmitters.

c.

toxic effects on sensitive neural tissues.

d.

ability to lower neural thresholds in brain tissue.

Question number: 16

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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During research in a simulated prison situation

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

guards did not take their roles seriously.

b.

prisoners quickly became passive and dehumanized.

c.

prisoners quickly became active and humanized.

d.

three prisoners were so severely beaten they had to be hospitalized.

Question number: 17

» Personality » Selfconcept or Self Esteem

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Which of the following statements applies to the unconscious?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Its elements are inaccessible to the conscious

AND

It is closely related to instincts and pleasure principle

b.

Its closely related to the pleasure principle

c.

Its closely related to instincts

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 18

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which one of the following is not listed as a classification of psychoneurosis?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Neurasthenic reactions

b.

Delusional reactions

c.

Hypochondriac reactions

d.

Conversion reactions

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