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Question number: 133

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The term zero-order correlation coefficient refers to a correlation

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Choice (4) Response

a.

between two variables

b.

that has yet to be tested

c.

that is close to 0.00

d.

that does not achieve statistical significance

Question number: 134

» Personality » Theories

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Many psychoanalysts since Freudsuch as Fromm, Sullivan, and Horneyhave suggested that Freud

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needed to use more experimentally controlled studies to support his findings

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virtually ignored normal female psychological development

c.

had to revise his findings to account for special developments in the American character

d.

may have underestimated the effects of social influences on development

Question number: 135

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Dr. Scott’s class is learning about genes and tells that not all of the information contained in our genes is used, either because the environment doesn’t trigger certain tendencies, or because another genetic tendency took precedence. The genetic information that IS active in a particular person is expressed through observable characteristics. We call these characteristics

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alleles.

b.

eugenics

c.

genotype.

d.

phenotype.

Question number: 136

» Personality » Theories

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Two major dimensions of personality hypothesized by Hans Eysenck are

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internal control and external control

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extraversion and repression

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stability and introversion

d.

masculinity and femininity

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