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Question number: 185

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Henry Lands Berger discovered that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

people spend a larger percentage of sleep in REM after they have been deprived of it (Rebound effect)

b.

that people remember uncompleted (Zeigarnik effect)

c.

a single point of light will appear to move in the darkness (Autokinetic effect)

d.

people behave differently when observed (Hawthorne effect)

Question number: 186

» Lifespan Development » Socialization, Family and Cultural Influences

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Diana Baumrind found that which patenting style produces the well-adjusted children?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Authoritative

b.

Permissive

c.

Attached

d.

All parenting styles were equally effective.

Question number: 187

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

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A brooding herring gull is presented with various eggs of differing size and coloration. She can only incubate one. The egg that she chooses will most likely be

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a supernormal sign stimulus

b.

extremely small in size

c.

closets to her nest

d.

an exact replica of herring gull egg

Question number: 188

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following is an example of secondary reinforcement?

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a.

Smelling freshly baked bread

b.

Coming in second-place in a race

c.

Removing a painful sliver

d.

Answering the telephone

Question number: 189

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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As opposed to longitudinal design, a cross-sectional study is able to control for

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a.

demand characteristics

b.

reactance

c.

cohort effects

d.

the Hawthorn effect

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