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Question number: 161

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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Prozac, which is frequently used to treat depression, works because it is a

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

norepinephrine agonist

b.

dopamine agonist

c.

serotonin agonist

d.

norepinephrine antagonist

e.

serotonin antagonist

Question number: 162

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

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In order to establish the construct validity of a test, evidence could be gathered indicating that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

expected changes in test performance occur as a result of experience.

b.

expected changes in test performance occur over time.

c.

the test measures a single concept.

d.

all of the above

e.

None of the above

Question number: 163

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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A therapist listens to the choices of his client with unconditional positive regard. The goal of this therapy is most likely

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

decreased inferiority

b.

a sense of meaningfulness

c.

complete awareness of the here and now

d.

development of effective beliefs

e.

congruence for the self

Question number: 164

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Piaget felt that most elementary school teachers treat children in the concrete operational period as if they were in the formal operational period. That is, in his opinion, most teachers of elementary school children

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

do not sufficiently stress traditional teaching methods, such as multiplication tables

b.

lecture too much and allow too little experimentation

c.

assign too little homework

d.

are too concerned with life adjustment issues

e.

are too disciplined and require too much formality

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