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Question number: 38

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Since Dr. Callum began making connections between Dan’s current romantic problems and his childhood experiences, Dan has been “forgetting” therapy appointments or canceling them at the last minute, and when he does show he is invariably late. Dan’s avoidance pattern is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

transference.

b.

interpretation.

c.

countertransference.

d.

resistance.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 39

» Sensation and Perception » Sensation & Perception Theories, Applications and Issues

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The perception of hue depends primarily on

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Choice (5) Response

a.

pigmentation of cones

b.

intensity of saturation

c.

wavelength

d.

firing frequency of nerves

e.

optic chiasm

Question number: 40

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Humans see better at night by looking at objects from the side then by looking straight at objects. This is explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the opponent-process theory

b.

the way rods are distributed on the retina

c.

the crossing of the optic nerves in the neural pathway

d.

lateral geniculate activity

e.

the tri-color theory

Question number: 41

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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The primary lesson of the Zimbardo prison study was

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

that students are very suggestible and are not good research subjects

b.

how quickly people are influenced by power

c.

how quickly people are corrupted by power

d.

that people’s behavior depends largely on the roles they are asked to play

e.

to demonstrate that certain personality types should not be in positions of authority

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