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Question number: 170

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Parents & Peers

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When parents around the world use a short, sharp rhythm, they are

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Choice (4) Response

a.

comforting their baby.

b.

calling attention to objects.

c.

praising their baby.

d.

warning their baby.

Question number: 171

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » NREM & REM

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In which stage of sleep one has delta waves (very high amplitude and very low frequency)?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Stage 4 sleep

b.

Stage 3 sleep

c.

Stage 2 sleep

d.

Stage 1 sleep

Question number: 172

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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Systematic desensitization is used in treatment of:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Schizophrenia

b.

Phobias

c.

Mood disorders

d.

Anxiety

Question number: 173

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory known as ________ holds that one’s current happiness depends in part on comparing present circumstances to past circumstances.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

adaptation-level theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

social-comparison theory

Question number: 174

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Lawrence Kohlberg is known for his research in the area of ________ development.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

motor

b.

behavioral

c.

moral

d.

cognitive

Question number: 175

» Social Psychology » Organizational Behavior

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Comparing yourself with a person who ranks lower than you is referred to as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

upward comparison.

b.

physical proximity.

c.

social comparison.

d.

downward comparison.

Question number: 176

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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Multiple sclerosis is caused by lesions on

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Choice (4) Response

a.

myelin tissue.

b.

dendrites.

c.

the cell body.

d.

the frontal cortex.

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