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Question number: 10

» Thinking » Thinking Theories, Applications and Issues

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Gardner’s theory of intelligence does not recognize which of the following types of intelligence?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Self-knowledge

b.

Musical skills

c.

Language skills

d.

G factor

Question number: 11

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

are most likely to inhibit unfavorable behavior when consistent punishment is applied

b.

have only a vague idea of the concept of “winning”

c.

have already adopted a miniature form of their parents’ morality

d.

According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

Question number: 12

» Langauge » Syntax

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Word order in a sentence is determined by which of the following types of rules?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Syntax

b.

Morphological

c.

Phonological

d.

Semantic

Question number: 13

» Langauge » Langauge Theories, Applications and Issues

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“Language is not coordinated with thought in young children, but eventually language is used in most private thought. ” This statement summarizes a theory of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Whorf

b.

Vygotsky

c.

von Frisch

d.

Zipf

Question number: 14

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

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Item sampling is a source of error variance within the context of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

test scoring.

b.

test administration.

c.

test construction.

d.

all of the above.

Question number: 15

» General Psychology » History

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Dr. Dan believes that every child is born a “blank slate. ” Children’s early environments shape their personalities, though the children may be continually affected by their environments as they grow. Everything comes down to a simple principle in Dr. Dan’s mind: If our behaviors are followed by satisfying consequences, we will repeat them, and if the consequences are unsatisfying, we won’t repeat them, this is a kind of ________ therapist.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive

b.

psychodynamic

c.

humanistic

d.

behavioral

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