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Question number: 213

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Erikson’s theory, Jerry, who is 16 years old, will be more likely to

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Choice (4) Response
a.

fight against stagnation

b.

deal with her feelings to competence versus inferiority

c.

learn to share herself with another person and make a commitment

d.

experience an identity crisis

Question number: 214

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Mary is using a one-tailed test to evaluate the results of her experiment. Compared with what would happen if she used a two-tailed test, ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Her critical value of t will be more extreme.

b.

Her computed value of t will be larger.

c.

There will be no difference.

d.

Her critical value of t will be less extreme.

Question number: 215

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

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Your brother did very well in Mrs. Jones’s class. Now you are in her class and can’t seem to do any wrong. You are probably the benefit of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

a generosity error.

b.

a halo effect.

c.

fundamental attribution error

d.

a clerical error.

Question number: 216

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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Though cocaine is a (n) ________, heroin is a (n) ________, and marijuana is a (n) ________, they can all produce euphoria.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

stimulant; opiate; unclear category

b.

psychedelic; stimulant; unclear category

c.

Depressant, stimulant, opiate

d.

stimulant; psychedelic; depressant

Question number: 217

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Daniel values winning about all else. He hates being passed on the highway, losing an account to another company, or being passed up for a promotion. He is impatient with the other members of his work team, and he’s more likely to get into a shouting match than ask for help if something goes wrong. Daniel is displaying a ________ behavior pattern.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

protective

b.

alarm

c.

Type B

d.

Type A

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