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Question number: 16

» Langauge » Speech Perception and Processing

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A two-year-old who wants to be handed a ball might simply say “ball. ” This is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

overextended speech

b.

telegraphic speech

c.

holophrastic speech

d.

overregulated speech

Question number: 17

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Killian lets her husband keep all the financial records for the family, and she refuses to make any decisions on her own. She is so needy that if she encounters even a minor unexpected problem during her day, she calls him at work to ask his advice. This behavior cuts across all situations, causes problems in her relationships with other people, and seems to be Killian’s only real approach to dealing with the world. Killian may have

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a conversion disorder.

b.

a major depressive disorder.

c.

a personality disorder.

d.

bipolar disorder.

Question number: 18

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Studies of bystander intervention have found that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Studies of bystander intervention have found that

b.

the more authoritarian the experimenter, the less the likelihood of intervention

c.

the larger the number of people in the emergency group, the greater the likelihood of intervention

d.

the greater the amount of electric shock applied, the greater the likelihood of intervention

Question number: 19

» General Psychology » History

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Introductory psychology students study research methods in order to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

be able to critically evaluate psychological findings

b.

be able to use their own experiences as scientific proofs

c.

be able to manipulate statistics to their advantage

d.

find proof for their existing beliefs so they can argue against those who disagree

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