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Question number: 82

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Attraction and Close Relationships

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Which of the following factors has the greatest influence on interpersonal attraction?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Polarity

b.

Proximity

c.

Emotional balance

d.

Similarity of needs

Question number: 83

» Learning » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Punishment has been found to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

be most effective in producing retroactive inhibition

b.

produce the extinction of phobias

c.

be the most efficient means of bringing about the extinction of undesirable behaviors

d.

mask, rather than extinguish, conditioned responses

Question number: 84

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Theories, Applications and Issues

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An experiment in cognitive neuroscience might

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Choice (4) Response
a.

use computer simulations, such as AI, to model human behavior

b.

use brain scans to map activities during problem solving

c.

compare evolutionary differences between species and races in brain development

d.

compare the results of psychotropic medication on the adjustment of hospital populations

Question number: 85

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

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Discriminant evidence of construct validity is otherwise known as

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a.

predictive validity.

b.

discriminant validity.

c.

face validity

d.

factor analytic validity.

Question number: 86

» Langauge » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Noam Chomsky posited that humans have a unique, inborn ability to understand the structure of language and to apply this to language learning. Chomsky called this the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

collective endowment device

b.

prosody index

c.

language acquisition device

d.

innate surface structure ability

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