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Question number: 510

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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A sound wave’s frequency translates into our perception of ________, while a sound wave’s amplitude translates into our perception of ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

timber, loudness

b.

loudness, pitch

c.

timbre, pitch

d.

pitch, timber

e.

pitch, loudness

Question number: 511

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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The grasping, rooting, and sucking reflexes of infants are best described as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

drives.

b.

fixed action patterns.

c.

adaptive reflexes.

d.

conditioned reflexes.

e.

instincts.

Question number: 512

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to Piaget, the cognitive process that interprets new information in light of existing schemas is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

accommodation

b.

conservation

c.

object permanence

d.

assimilation

e.

acculturation

Question number: 513

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Which of the following early schools of psychology studied how the conscious mind helps the individual to adapt to the environment?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalysis

b.

functionalism

c.

Gestalt psychology

d.

behaviorism

e.

structuralism

Question number: 514

» Social Psychology » Attribution Process

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When we perform well, we typically attribute our success to ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

external circumstances

b.

environmental characteristics.

c.

our personality type

d.

internal characteristics

e.

our group of colleagues

Question number: 515

» Personality » Growth & Adjustment

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The five-factor model of personality includes

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

non-neuroticism.

b.

sense of humor.

c.

conscientiousness.

d.

social interactionism.

e.

neuroticism

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