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Question number: 280

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, a child who looks under a pillow for a lost toy is able to appreciate

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Choice (4) Response

a.

determination

b.

exploration needs

c.

object permanence

d.

concrete operations

Question number: 281

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

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Which of the following tests allows unconscious motivation, particularly the need for achievement, to be expressed?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Q-sort

b.

Good enough Draw-A-Person Test

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

d.

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)

Question number: 282

» Memory » Memory Systems and Processes

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Subjects in a psychology experiment attempt to remember the social security number of the person sitting next to them. Half of the subjects are told to put their heads down on their desks for 3 minutes. The other half are told to solve math problems for 3 minutes. If the group that solved math problems recalled the numbers as accurately as the other group did, this would support which theory of forgetting?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Proactive inhibition theory

b.

Interference theory

c.

Proactive interference theory

d.

Trace theory

Question number: 283

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Michelle’s therapist believes that her problems are rooted in her childhood and her unconscious, and that he can help her uncover the dynamics responsible for her problem. This awareness, also called ________, will allow her to adjust her behavior.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

client-centered therapy

b.

insight

c.

free association

d.

transference

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