AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 275 - 279 of 1650

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Question number: 275

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

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The prenatal period that lasts from conception through the second week is the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

embryonic stage

b.

fetal stage

c.

teratogen stage

d.

germinal stage

e.

neonatal stage

Question number: 276

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Humanistic & Behavioristic Perspective

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The main criticism of humanistic theory is that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

it is research rather than experience oriented.

b.

it emphasizes the negative dimensions of personality.

c.

its approach is more empirical than philosophical.

d.

its concepts are imprecise and difficult to study objectively.

e.

its concepts are precise and subjective in nature.

Question number: 277

» Motivation & Emotion » Social Motives

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Job satisfaction is enhanced by tasks that are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Very easy to accomplish

b.

Unrelated to one’s personal needs

c.

Very direct and require no extra efforts

d.

Challenging but not overwhelming

e.

Overwhelming and rewarding

Question number: 278

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Cognitive dissonance theory is based on the human need for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

self-actualization.

c.

gain-loss.

d.

consistency.

e.

inconsistency.

Question number: 279

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Improving Memory

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The mnemonic device known as the ________ involves connecting, in sequence, images of items to be memorized, to make them easier to recall.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

method of loci

b.

link method

c.

pegword method

d.

acronym method

e.

rote learning

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