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Question number: 46

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following individuals is associated with the discovery of secure versus insecure infant attachment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mary Ainsworth

b.

Anna Freud

c.

Matina Horner

d.

Diana Baumrind

Question number: 47

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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A behavioral observation checklist requires the observer to note whether the person being observed smiles. A key source of error variance resulting from this requirement is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

content variance.

c.

item sampling variance.

d.

scoring variance.

Question number: 48

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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Renee is a social worker in an urban community mental health center. She has just seen a new client who has depression, which she codes on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Axis IV.

b.

Axis I.

c.

Axis III.

d.

Axis II.

Question number: 49

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The amount of variance in scores accounted for by a correlation coefficient of -. 70 is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

14 % if the reliability of the measures is greater than. 70

b.

less than zero because the correlation is negative

c.

indeterminate because the correlation is negative

d.

almost 50 % if the reliability of the measures is + 1.00

Question number: 50

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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One way to help oneself quit smoking is to spend time educating other people about the dangers of smoking. Because one action (smoking) is incongruent with the other action (telling others about dangers related to smoking), you will probably experience

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

the door-in-the-face technique.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

humanization

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