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Question number: 32

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Retrieving & Recalling

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The distortion of memory by adding, dropping, or changing details to fit a schema is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

episodic memory

b.

method of savings

c.

semantic memory

d.

constructive recall

Question number: 33

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A child and her father are walking. The child knows there are such things as birds but has never seen a bluebird before. Upon seeing one, she says, “See the birdie, ” and her father replies, “Yes, that’s a bluebird. ” This example demonstrates

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

convergence.

b.

assimilation.

c.

conservation.

d.

accommodation.

Question number: 34

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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Karen smokes two packs of cigarettes a day. However, she is aware that smoking is harmful to her health; therefore, she holds two conflicting or dissonant thoughts. If Karen were to reduce her cognitive dissonance by changing her attitude, she might say to herself,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

“Smoking really isn’t that dangerous. ”

b.

“Smoking is a habit that I have little control over. ”

c.

“I think that I’ll try to give up smoking. ”

d.

“Smoking really is dangerous. “

Question number: 35

» Motivation & Emotion » Theories of Emotion » Expressed Emotion

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of the following factors that moderate the stress response, the one that explains why different stressors produce different responses based upon the persons’ interpretation of the stressors is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive appraisal

b.

social backup

c.

social support

d.

perceived control

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