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Question number: 519

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

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An experimenter is interested in determining if there are differences in happiness, life satisfaction, and optimism between people who have been given a self-help book to read versus those who have been given a sports article to read. What is the independent variable?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

life satisfaction

b.

reading material

c.

happiness

d.

optimism

Question number: 520

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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If you are a young adult, you are interested in developing

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Choice (4) Response

a.

integrity.

b.

intimacy.

c.

generativity.

d.

initiative.

Question number: 521

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Axis III in DSM-IV address:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

primary personality disorders

b.

physical disorders

c.

mental disorders

d.

the major abnormal disorders

Question number: 522

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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A nerve impulse is also called a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

refractory energy burst.

b.

action potential.

c.

resting energy burst.

d.

negative after-image.

Question number: 523

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The three techniques used for brainwashing identified by McConnell are

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Choice (4) Response

a.

isolation, change and conditioning.

b.

de-stabilization, isolation, and conditioning.

c.

target behavior, dissonance, and consonance.

d.

isolation, dependency, and reward.

Question number: 524

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The information surrounding a stimulus is known as the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

context.

b.

adaptation level.

c.

information.

d.

internal frame of reference.

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