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Question number: 81

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following groups of theorists offer stage models of development?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Piaget, Freud, and Kohlberg

b.

Piaget, Freud, and Erikson

c.

Freud. Adler, and Piaget

d.

Freud, Erikson, and Kohlberg

e.

Freud, Maslow, and Watson

Question number: 82

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

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Whether an experiment is internally valid depends primarily on ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The number of treatment conditions.

b.

Whether or not a random sample was used.

c.

Whether humans or animals were subjects.

d.

Whether the results are confounded.

e.

The hypothesis of the experiment.

Question number: 83

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Emotional balance

b.

Proximity

c.

Similarity of background

d.

Similarity of needs

e.

Polarity

Question number: 84

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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Punishment has been found to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

mask, rather than extinguish, conditioned responses

b.

be most effective in producing proactive inhibition

c.

produce the extinction of phobias

d.

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

e.

be most effective in producing retroactive inhibition

Question number: 85

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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An experiment in cognitive neuroscience might

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Choice (5) Response

a.

use brain scans to map activities during problem solving

b.

compare evolutionary differences between species and races in brain development

c.

use autopsy results to compare brain sizes and shapes

d.

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

e.

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

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