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Question number: 234

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Kohlberg, an individual in a stage of conventional morality would be most concerned with

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

gaining approval

b.

gaining rewards

c.

adhering to the conservative point of view

d.

achieving fairness

e.

avoiding punishment

Question number: 235

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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Kenneth and Mamie Clark’s doll preference studies were used

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Choice (5) Response

a.

as evidence in the Kitty Genovese case

b.

to elicit accounts of childhood sexual abuse

c.

to demonstrate regression in adults

d.

as evidence in Brown v. Board of Education

e.

to demonstrate gender favoritism in the classroom

Question number: 236

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Comparative and Ethology

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In an attempt to separate the effects of heredity and learning, an experimenter takes a litter of cats and places each one with a different parent for rearing. This way, because the litter inherited very similar genes, the observed differences between the cast could more easily be attributed to experience. This experimental technique is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cross fostering

b.

intentional design

c.

hybrid design

d.

selective breeding

e.

surrogate parenting

Question number: 237

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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Which of the following activities best serves to hold information in short-term memory?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Associating

b.

Attending

c.

Clustering

d.

Rehearsing

e.

Chunking

Question number: 238

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

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Which does NOT belong?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

face validity

b.

Concurrent validity.

c.

Criterion-related validity.

d.

Predictive validity.

e.

Content validity.

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