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Question number: 242

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Interested in learning how intelligence quotient affects a woman’s marital prospects, researchers gave intelligence tests to a sample of 11-year-old girls, then retested them and asked about relationship status several times over the next 40 years. This type of study has a ________ design.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cohort

b.

critical

c.

longitudinal

d.

cross-cultural

Question number: 243

» Personality » Theories

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Martin Seligman maintains that cognitive training can offset

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Choice (4) Response

a.

internal locus of control

b.

low self-esteem

c.

self-handicapping

d.

learned helplessness

Question number: 244

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Andy advises her company that it would lose less money on absenteeism if it provided free childcare for all employees. Andy is functioning as a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

human factors psychologist.

b.

Therapeutic psychologist

c.

clinical psychologist.

d.

industrial-organizational psychologist.

Question number: 245

» Sensation and Perception » Somatosenses

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Mary frequently has people come up and say hi to her on the street but she does not know who they are even though she has met them many times in the past. She has difficulty recognizing faced and would be diagnosed with

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Social phobia

b.

Asomatognosia

c.

Korsakoff’s Syndrome

d.

Prosopagnosia

Question number: 246

» Social Psychology » Social Comparison, Self

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The idea that over-benefited people tend to feel guilty is explained through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

equity theory

b.

diffusion of responsibility

c.

reciprocal interaction

d.

social exchange theory

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