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Question number: 247

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Enron Corporation bankruptcy in 2001 was the largest collapse & corporate failure in history, and is linked to corporate fraud. Enron’s board of directors failed to monitor, question, or analyze Enron’s management and business practices, and billions of dollars’ worth of unscrupulous activities were conducted to make Enron look more financially stable than it was. Though the board had access to evidence that something was wrong with Enron’s business practices, a culture had developed in which conformity was encouraged and diverse views were not acceptable. In other words, Enron fell prey to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

equal status contact.

b.

social loafing.

c.

social facilitation.

d.

groupthink.

Question number: 248

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Which of the following areas in the brain has been shown in experiments to be closely connected to hunger, eating, and satiation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hippocampus

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Corpus callosum

d.

Thalamus

Question number: 249

» General Psychology » History

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Neuropsychology was formerly a specialty area

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

within counseling psychology.

b.

within clinical psychology.

c.

by general psychologists

d.

practiced only by chiropractors.

Question number: 250

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Which of the following is NOT a maladaptive cognition according to cognitive therapy?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Magnifying

b.

Personalizing

c.

Denying

d.

Over generalizing

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