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Question number: 170

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Benzodiazepines work to relieve anxiety by enhancing the effects of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Glutamate

b.

Endorphins

c.

GABA

d.

Serotonin

Question number: 171

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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I believe that I got an A in geometry because I’m a hard worker, but I got a D in biology because the teacher doesn’t like me. This demonstrates

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

blaming the victim

b.

the just-world hypothesis

c.

the self-serving bias

d.

Glass ceiling effect

Question number: 172

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The right occipital lobe receives visual information from the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

left half of both retinas

b.

right half of both retinas

c.

entire retina of both eyes

d.

entire retina of the right eye

Question number: 173

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

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The proportion of people accurately identified by a test as having a particular trait, behavior, characteristic, or attribute is referred to as a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

all of the above.

b.

hit rate.

c.

accuracy rate.

d.

trait rate.

Question number: 174

» Social Psychology » Emotion, Affect and Motivation

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Georgi believes she is capable of playing extremely well in the volleyball game scheduled for tonight. Albert Bandura would most likely say that Georgi’s expectations for this task reveal that she is exhibiting high

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

self-monitoring

b.

self-actualization

c.

self-efficacy

d.

self-observation

Question number: 175

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

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The independent variable is the variable that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the researcher tries to predict

b.

is manipulated by the researcher

c.

is defined in a way that can be observed and measured

d.

cannot be controlled

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