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Question number: 120

» Sensation and Perception » Audition

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The vestibular sacs in the inner ear are essential for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

detecting high frequencies

b.

sensory transduction in audition

c.

physical balance

d.

detecting low frequencies

e.

proprioception

Question number: 121

» Thinking » Thinking Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which is NOT a type of task that test-takers must perform when being evaluated with the Goldstein-Scheerer Tests of Abstract Thinking?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Object sorting.

b.

Design reproduction using a pencil.

c.

mechanical layering

d.

Design reproduction using sticks.

e.

Color sorting.

Question number: 122

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

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Stated succinctly, test validity refers to a judgment concerning

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Choice (5) Response

a.

How consistent a test measures what it purports to measure.

b.

How well a test measures what it purports to measure.

c.

evidence does not support the conclusion

d.

Why the test should or should not be used for a specific purpose.

e.

How sound the evidence is that supports conclusions from it.

Question number: 123

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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In psychodynamic therapies, the patient’s displacement of emotional elements in his or her inner life onto the therapist is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

free association

b.

insight

c.

transference

d.

Static focus

e.

dynamic focus

Question number: 124

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Viggo needs to take an extended leave of absence from work for personal reasons. The remaining employees are required to perform Viggo’s duties, and Dew is the only one who understands how to do many of them. Though Dew’s body is unable to maintain the alarmed state it entered when he learned of the additional work, he remains “stressed out” over the weeks that follow. He hopes Viggo will return before he becomes truly overwhelmed. Dew is in the ________ stage of the general adaptation syndrome (GAS).

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

resistance.

b.

primary

c.

stress conflict

d.

alarm.

e.

exhaustion.

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