AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 343 - 347 of 1650

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Question number: 343

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Describing Data

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If a researcher establishes a causal relationship between eating breakfast and work performance, which of the following methods of research is used?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Statistics

b.

Survey

c.

Experimental research

d.

Correlational research

e.

Case study

Question number: 344

» Sensation & Perception » Thresholds

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Weber’s law refers to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the relationship between color perception and specific cone cells.

b.

two stimuli having same percent.

c.

strong smells becoming almost unnoticeable.

d.

two stimuli differing by the same percentage in order to be perceived as different.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 345

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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When the molecules of any spray enter your nose, they are transformed into electrical signals which is interpreted by the brain as a nasty odor. This is ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Stimulation

b.

Transduction

c.

Perception

d.

Sensation

e.

Adaptation

Question number: 346

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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The rapid and early learning of permanent behavior patterns during critical periods of development in birds and other animals is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

emotional referencing.

b.

social referencing.

c.

separation anxiety.

d.

imprinting.

e.

learned referencing.

Question number: 347

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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The ________ perspective of psychology studies how individuals respond to the basic philosophical issues of life, such as death, meaning, freedom, and isolation.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalytic

b.

existential

c.

humanistic

d.

cognitive

e.

phenomenological

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