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Question number: 253

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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A parent who copes with quarreling among young children by placing them in separate rooms is using

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Choice (4) Response
a.

time out.

b.

reinforcement.

c.

shaping.

d.

punishment.

Question number: 254

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Structure

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The two most basic units of speech are

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Choice (4) Response
a.

words and rules of grammar.

b.

semantics.

c.

morphemes and phonemes.

d.

ideas and concepts.

Question number: 255

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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Trepanning, one of the more primitive practices involving boring a hole into the skull, was used to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

release good spirits

b.

coerce and control disruptive patients.

c.

shock patients into a remission of symptoms.

d.

release “evil spirits. ”

Question number: 256

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Research on Animal Thinking & Communication

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Which of the following is TRUE about animal communication?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

While psychologists don’t doubt that animals communicate, there is disagreement as to whether or not animals can actually be taught a language.

b.

Animal communication can truly be called a language because it consists of symbols, grammar, and, most importantly, it is productive.

c.

Psychologists have a doubt that animals can ever communicate.

d.

Although animal communication is limited, they can learn to use human language with ease and eventually attain the communication skills of the average high school sophomore.

Question number: 257

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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In the Freudian view of personality, which system is totally unconscious and dominated by biological instincts?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

conscious

b.

ego

c.

superego

d.

id

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