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Question number: 184

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Michelle’s therapist asks her to lie on the couch and talk about whatever comes to mind without censoring anything. This technique, called ________, is meant to help the client and therapist find recurring themes or issues that can provide clues to the unconscious cause or causes of the problem.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

free association

b.

insight

c.

client-centered therapy

d.

transference

e.

All of the above

Question number: 185

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

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With regard to adjusting test scores by group membership, Gottfredson has argued that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

such adjustments must be made if society is to progress.

b.

tools of measurement must not be blamed for group differences.

c.

adverse impact must be prevented by means of differential scoring.

d.

all of the above.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 186

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Henry Lands Berger discovered that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

conclusions are influenced by the way information is phrased (Autokinetic effect)

b.

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

c.

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

d.

people behave differently when observed (Hawthorne effect)

e.

that people remember uncompleted (Zeigarnik effect)

Question number: 187

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Authoritarian

b.

Authoritative

c.

All parenting styles were equally effective.

d.

Attached

e.

Permissive

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