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Question number: 202

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Stephanie conducts an experiment to learn if brunettes have more fun. She has three brunette female friends and three blonde female friends go to the same party and record how many times they are asked to dance. In her experiment, Stephanie has defined her ________ as the number of times the friends were asked to dance, and her ________ as hair color.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

extraneous variable; dependent variable

b.

independent variable; dependent variable

c.

dependent variable; independent variable

d.

extraneous variable, independent variable

e.

independent variable; extraneous variable

Question number: 203

» Sensation and Perception » Olfaction

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To confirm a suspected case of anosmia, which test would probably be most useful?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

University of California Smell Identification Test

b.

The Beery-Bukenica Test of Visual-Motor Integration.

c.

The Wepman Auditory Discrimination Test.

d.

The Wechsler Memory Scale.

e.

University of Pennsylvania Smell Identification Test.

Question number: 204

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motivation, Arousal, Emotion

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Edward Tolman’s theory of motivation postulated that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Performance = Drive x Habit

b.

Performance = Expectancy x Value

c.

Performance = Ability x Practice

d.

Success = Practice x Drive

e.

Motivation = Need – Fear

Question number: 205

» Memory » Working Memory

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Which of the following statement is true of maintenance rehearsal?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Maintenance rehearsal uses elaboration.

b.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in short-term memory.

c.

Maintenance rehearsal is also called secondary rehearsal.

d.

Maintenance rehearsal transfer material to long-term memory.

e.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in long-term memory.

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