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Question 32

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

method of savings

b.

serial-position effect

c.

semantic memory

d.

episodic memory

e.

constructive recall

Question 33

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MCQ▾

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 (5)Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

assimilation.

c.

conservation.

d.

convergence.

e.

object permanence.

Question 34

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MCQ▾

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 (5)Response

a.

“Smoking really is dangerous.”

b.

“Smoking really isn՚t that dangerous.”

c.

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

d.

“I՚ll only smoke when I feel stressed out.”

e.

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

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