AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 286 - 291 of 1650

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Question number: 286

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

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The rules that determine how words in a language can be put together to make sentences are called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

syntax.

b.

structural semantics.

c.

phonemes.

d.

morphemes.

e.

allophonetics.

Question number: 287

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The fact that physically attractive people also tend to be rated more highly on traits such as intelligence and honesty is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

social comparisons.

b.

role modeling.

c.

groupthink.

d.

the halo effect.

e.

social magnetism.

Question number: 288

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Cognitive Neuroscience

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Dream theory that suggests our dreams reflect the same thoughts, fears, and concerns present when we are awake and this is known as?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Extension of waking life

b.

Activation-synthesis

c.

Freud’s theory of dreams

d.

Spiritual world

e.

External world

Question number: 289

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to ________, all children pass through a series of distinct stages in their intellectual development.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Harlow

b.

Skinner

c.

Watson

d.

Bloom

e.

Piaget

Question number: 290

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The branchlike structures of the neuron that receive neural impulses are known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites

b.

axons

c.

glial cells

d.

terminal knobs

e.

myelin

Question number: 291

» States of Consciousness » Hypnosis

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Which age group of people is most vulnerable to hypnosis?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

15–19

b.

20–24

c.

17–20

d.

8–12

e.

45–49

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