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Question number: 1

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Freud, the Oedipus complex in boys and the Electra complex in girls are resolved through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

identification with the same-sex parent

b.

the strengthening of the ego

c.

the emergence of death instinct

d.

moving into the latency stage

Question number: 2

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Organic is to functional as physical is to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

organic

b.

neurological.

c.

psychological.

d.

functional.

Question number: 3

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Damage to the cerebellum would most likely result in which of the following problems?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A loss of vision

b.

A loss of motor coordination

c.

Aphasia

d.

Increased aggression

Question number: 4

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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Shuli’s parents expect her to get good grades and get along with her siblings, and when she breaks the rules she has to go into time out. Her parents help her understand the concepts when she has problem with homework but still expect her to do the work. She has to be ready for bed at a certain time, and arguing about bedtime doesn’t work. Her parents always give her hugs and tell her they love her before she goes to bed. Her parents have a/an ________ parenting style.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

authoritative

b.

involving

c.

indulgent

d.

neglecting

Question number: 5

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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In many jury trials, defense lawyers use the strategy of blaming the victim, so that the accused perpetrator might be set free. People’s tendency to go along with victim blaming can be explained by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

oversimplification

b.

the illusion of control

c.

the just world bias

d.

the illusory correlation

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