AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 156 - 160 of 1651

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Question number: 156

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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Physical proximity increases attraction because it

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

establishes common norms.

b.

increases frequency of contact.

c.

enhances social comparisons.

d.

reduces development of incompatible roles.

e.

decreases frequency of contact.

Question number: 157

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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________ leads to congenital problem.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Exposure to radiation

b.

Down’s Syndrome

c.

Color blindness

d.

Williams Syndrome

e.

Korsakoff syndrome

Question number: 158

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Which of the following is related to recent attempts to find biochemical explanations for schizophrenia?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dopamine

b.

diazepam

c.

schizotaxin

d.

valium

e.

psychotropin

Question number: 159

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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You are playing with a neighbor’s son, Sam. He is taking a stick and waving it through the air, making airplane noises. You then take the stick and push it along the ground, making car noises. Sam angrily takes back the stick and says, “No, it’s a plane! ” Sam appears to be in Piaget’s

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

preoperational stage.

b.

post-operational stage.

c.

period of formal operations.

d.

sensorimotor stage.

e.

concrete operational stage.

Question number: 160

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Illusions are

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the result of innate mechanisms.

b.

based on external reality.

c.

distortions of existing stimuli.

d.

not based on external reality.

e.

the same as hallucinations.

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