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Question number: 116

» Learning » Observational Learning, Modeling

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In research social learning theory, Bandura conducted the famous Bobo doll experiment. Based on this experiment, what did Bandura conclude was important to social learning in children?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Shaping

b.

Observational learning

c.

Primary reinforcement

d.

Rewards

Question number: 117

» Measurement and Methodology » Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence

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Adopting a scientific writing style means ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Writing to convey information, not entertain the reader.

AND

Writing in a highly structured style.

b.

Remaining objective.

c.

Documenting “facts” conveyed in the paper.

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 118

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Researchers have determined that bipolar disorder is more heritable than a major depressive disorder. They found that the more closely related family members are to someone with bipolar disorder, the more likely they are to have bipolar disorder themselves. The correlation is not as strong with major depressive disorders. These types of researchers are referred to as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

psychiatrists.

b.

physicians

c.

evolutionary psychologists.

d.

behavior geneticists.

Question number: 119

» Sensation and Perception » Audition

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The vestibular sacs in the inner ear are essential for

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sensory transduction in audition

b.

detecting low frequencies

c.

proprioception

d.

physical balance

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