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Question number: 206

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Which of the following pairs of items is incorrectly associated?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

intellectual development

b.

emotional development

c.

motor development

d.

physical development

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 207

» Sensation and Perception » Psychophysics, Signal Detection

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Weber’s law applies to a specific range of intensities in

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

  1. hearing only

b.

  1. all of the sense organs

c.

  1. vision only

d.

  1. hearing and vision only

e.

All of the above

Question number: 208

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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The most common way of studying human cognitive processing is to evaluate

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Reaction time

b.

Rehearsal time

c.

semantic shifts

d.

EEG readings

e.

Creativity

Question number: 209

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Recent studies of brain-injured persons have demonstrated that there are two distinct types of “mental images. ” They are

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

primary process and secondary process

b.

REM and NREM

c.

verbal and pictorial

d.

left brain and right brain

e.

spatial and pictorial

Question number: 210

» General Psychology » History

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Dan has difficulty with dating. Whenever his friends point out a woman they think he should approach, he finds himself thinking about how she will probably reject him. As a result, he rarely asks anyone out, and he complains to his friends that women don’t like “nice guys. ” A cognitive psychologist would probably say that Dan should

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

work towards what is most important to him rather than focusing on his friends’ ideas of what is attractive or on their insistence that he find someone to date.

b.

use free association to explore long-forgotten childhood experiences and traumas.

c.

understand what involves him away from the pattern

d.

examine his childhood experiences for the source of his lack of confidence.

e.

examine his thoughts and actions to see what keeps him stuck in this pattern.

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