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Question number: 55

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following phenomena is minimized by group monitoring?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Social loafing

b.

Groupthink

c.

Group polarization

d.

Ingroup/outgroup bias

e.

Social comparison

Question number: 56

» Langauge » Langauge Theories, Applications and Issues

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The Whorfian hypothesis points that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

excessive dopamine activity is a factor in schizophrenia

b.

two closely related species will develop different breeding seasons

c.

a culture’s language structure influences how the speakers perceive reality

d.

a diagnostic label influences how others interpret an individual’s behavior

e.

the way an eyewitness is questioned may affect his memory of events

Question number: 57

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Neurophysiological Factors

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Which of the following disorders is the modern name for hysteria?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Factitious disorder

b.

Conversion disorder

c.

Paresis

d.

Hypochondriasis

e.

Narcissistic personality

Question number: 58

» Sensation and Perception » Gustation

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Which of the following statement about sensation is false?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Papillae are taste buds.

b.

The tympanic membrane is the ear-drum.

c.

Meissner’s corpuscles detect temperature changes.

d.

The olfactory bulb is located at the base of the brain.

e.

The organ of corti is the technical name for the ear.

Question number: 59

» General Psychology » History

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where she got her information and what evidence her sources had for their conclusion. She also wonders if there might not be another reason that people with blue rooms have higher grades–for example, maybe smart people prefer the color yellow. What skill is Juli using? Dan tells her roommate Juli that she recently read that people who paint their rooms yellow get better grades. Juli knows that painting their room will be a lot of work. Therefore, she asks Dan

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Basic research

b.

Critical thinking

c.

Functionalism

d.

Applied research

e.

Behaviorism

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