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Question number: 451

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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If you were asked to describe the personality of your best friend, and you said she was optimistic, reserved, and friendly, you would be using the ________ approach.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

psychodynamic

b.

trait

c.

humanistic

d.

analytical

Question number: 452

» Developmental Psychology » Research Methods

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The research method in which groups of participants of different ages are compared at the same point in time is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

field studies

b.

correlational research

c.

experimental research

d.

cross-sectional research

Question number: 453

» Intelligence » Heredity or Environment & Intelligence

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The view that intelligence is genetically transmitted was expressed in books such as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Kallikak Family.

AND

English Men of Science.

b.

Hereditary Genius.

c.

Genes, Race and Human history.

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 454

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Humanistic & Behavioristic Perspective

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Behaviorists are to the external environment as humanists are to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

stress.

b.

personal growth.

c.

external conflicts

d.

humankind.

Question number: 455

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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The most powerful research tool is a (an)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

field study.

b.

clinical study.

c.

experiment.

d.

survey.

Question number: 456

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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A widespread increase in the reported sightings of UFOs following newspaper reports of similar sightings may be attributed to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

mass hallucination.

b.

perceptual defense.

c.

perceptual hypothesis

d.

perceptual expectancy.

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