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Question number: 175

» 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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

self-efficacy

b.

self-monitoring

c.

self-esteem

d.

self-actualization

e.

self-observation

Question number: 176

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

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The independent variable is the variable that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

is manipulated by the researcher

b.

the researcher tries to predict

c.

Is manipulated by dependent variable

d.

is defined in a way that can be observed and measured

e.

cannot be controlled

Question number: 177

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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When reciting the alphabet, children often recall A, B, C, D and X, Y, Z more readily than the letters in between. This is the result of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

proactive interference

b.

retroactive interference

c.

primary and recency effects

d.

primary and secondary rehearsal

e.

retroactive inhibition

Question number: 178

» Personality » Theories

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Learned helplessness is associated with

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Choice (5) Response

a.

androgyny

b.

introversion

c.

neuroticism

d.

extreme femininity scores

e.

an external locus of control

Question number: 179

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Rochel Gelman criticized Piaget’s cognitive stages for

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Choice (5) Response

a.

overestimating adolescents’ ability

b.

ending at adolescence

c.

creating gender-biased stages

d.

underestimating preschoolers’ ability

e.

using unnatural testing instruments

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