AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 362 - 365 of 1651

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Question number: 362

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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When we say a child’s thinking is less abstract than an adult’s, we mean that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

children use more principles, but require fewer generalizations.

b.

adults use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

c.

children use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

d.

adults base their understanding of the world more on particular examples and tangible sensations.

e.

children use more examples and generalizations.

Question number: 363

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A mother who complains that her son clings to her constantly and cries and complains when she is gone should be advised that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

this is an unfortunate consequence of an undesirable parenting style.

b.

this is normal behavior at certain stages of development.

c.

attachment behavior is clearly a function of delayed cognitive development.

d.

this is abnormal behavior at certain stages of development.

e.

such behavior should be quickly discouraged because it leads to dependency as an adult.

Question number: 364

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Forming Judgments

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Classifying things as absolutely right or wrong typifies

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Choice (5) Response

a.

multidimensional thinking.

b.

complex thinking.

c.

good-bad or all or nothing thinking.

d.

abstract thinking.

e.

conceptual-categorical thinking.

Question number: 365

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Milgram’s shock study showed people to be surprisingly

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Choice (5) Response

a.

sexist.

b.

obedient.

c.

rebellious.

d.

intelligent.

e.

faithful.

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