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Question number: 180

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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Tom’s favorite hobby has always been skiing. Recently, Tom took a job in which he is paid a large sum of money to patrol the ski slopes daily. The change in Tom’s attitude, according to self-perception theory, would result from

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Choice (5) Response

a.

mere-exposure effect

b.

inoculation

c.

self-fulfilling prophecy

d.

over justification

e.

gain-loss theory

Question number: 181

» General Psychology » History

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The detailed analysis of the conscious perception of physical stimuli was given its first major boost by

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a.

Koffka, who founded Gestalt psychology

b.

Wundt, who advocated introspectionism

c.

James, who studied the stream of conscious

d.

Hering, who studied color vision

e.

Horney, who advocated self-analysis

Question number: 182

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Assessment

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Metal band Metallica’s song “Fade to Black” includes lyrics like “No one but me can save myself, but it’s too late/Now I can’t think, think why I should even try/Yesterday seems as though it never existed/Death greets me warm, now I will just say goodbye. ” This song was written during one of the band’s lowest periods and appears to be about

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

delusions.

b.

hallucinations

c.

dissociation.

d.

schizophrenia.

e.

suicide.

Question number: 183

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Hazel has experienced feelings of worthlessness, low energy, and a loss of interest in life for most of the days of the past three years. She would most likely be diagnosed with

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Choice (5) Response

a.

major depressive disorder

b.

existential neurosis

c.

dysthymic disorder

d.

severe melancholia

e.

bipolar disorder

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