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Question number: 194

» Thinking » Problem Solving

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If during a chess game a player were to write down all of the possible moves she could make, this set of moves would be an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a mental set

b.

functional fixedness

c.

a problem space

d.

a heuristic

Question number: 195

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Twelve-year-old Scott’s English teacher often chooses spelling words that can be rearranged to make new words and enjoys the challenge of anagrams and puzzles, and because he has always enjoyed science fiction comic books, he has recently begun making up his own stories. Scott is in Piaget’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

concrete operational stage.

b.

formal operational stage.

c.

sensorimotor stage.

d.

operational stage

Question number: 196

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following is NOT true of systematic desensitization?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

It reduces anxiety.

b.

It employs operant conditioning.

c.

It is a highly effective treatment for phobias.

d.

It employs counter conditioning principles.

Question number: 197

» Social Psychology » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Research has shown that the optimal arousal level of an individual performing a given task is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the level at which the person feels most comfortable

b.

related to task difficulty

c.

seldom an intermediate level

d.

the level at which the person feels least comfortable

Question number: 198

» Langauge » Syntax

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Which of the following concepts refers to the structure and organization of a sentence?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Phoneme

b.

Lexicon

c.

Semantics

d.

Syntax

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