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Question number: 211

» Personality » Assessment

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Introspection, a research tool used by early psychologists, is a technique which involves

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

survey methodology

b.

self-examination of mental processes

c.

machines designed for cognitive analysis

d.

teaching participants to multitask

e.

correlational analyses

Question number: 212

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

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Whenever subjects are measured on almost any dimension, there will be ________ in their scores.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Variability

b.

Stability

c.

Inference

d.

Significance

e.

Movement

Question number: 213

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Billy is a two-year-old. He is most likely mothered by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

an Oedipus complex

b.

castration anxiety

c.

separation anxiety and stranger anxiety

d.

expression anxiety and mobility anxiety

e.

separation anxiety and trust anxiety

Question number: 214

» Lifespan Development » 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

learn to share herself with another person and make a commitment

b.

fight against stagnation

c.

deal with her feelings to competence versus inferiority

d.

experience an identity crisis

e.

experience superiority complex

Question number: 215

» 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, ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Her computed value of t will be larger.

b.

Her significance level must be more extreme.

c.

Her critical value of t will be less extreme.

d.

Her critical value of t will be more extreme.

e.

There will be no difference.

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