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Question 452

Question

MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Genes, Race and Human history.

b.

English Men of Science.

c.

Hereditary Genius.

d.

The Kallikak Family.

e.

All a., b., c. and d. are correct

Question 453

Humanistic & Behavioristic Perspective

Question

MCQ▾

Behaviorists are to the external environment as humanists are to

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

humankind.

b.

stress.

c.

personal growth.

d.

external conflicts

e.

internal conflicts.

Question 454

Question

MCQ▾

The most powerful research tool is a (an)

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

field study.

b.

survey.

c.

correlational study.

d.

clinical study.

e.

experiment.

Question 455

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

perceptual defense.

b.

coordinated perceptual set.

c.

perceptual hypothesis

d.

mass hallucination.

e.

perceptual expectancy.

Question 456

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MCQ▾

Irrational acts a person feel driven to repeat are called ________. They help control anxiety caused by ________.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

compulsions; obsessions

b.

obsessions; defense mechanisms

c.

obsessions; compulsions

d.

defense mechanisms; obsessions

e.

compulsions; defense mechanisms

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