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Question number: 298

» Langauge » Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

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Which of the following children would probably acquire language the slowest?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A boy exposed to two languages

b.

Because of the LAD, all children acquire language at precisely the same rate.

c.

A girl exposed to two languages

d.

A girl exposed to only one language

Question number: 299

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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Scott was tried for and convicted of murdering his wife. He showed little emotion during his trial. Though he was tearful in some interviews just after she disappeared, given his apparent lack of remorse the tears may have been an attempt to manipulate people into believing he was not involved. Scott demonstrates characteristics of someone with a personality disorder, which is coded on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Axis -V

b.

Axis III.

c.

Axis II.

d.

Axis I.

Question number: 300

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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The idea that people will alter their actions or beliefs so that their actions and beliefs are in agreement with one another is the theory of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance

b.

Self-serving bias

c.

risky shift

d.

Purkinje shift

Question number: 301

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

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Which is a source of error variance?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Test scoring.

b.

Test administration.

c.

Test construction.

d.

All of the above.

Question number: 302

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Oxytocin has which of the following actions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

increases blood pressure

b.

decreases libido

c.

increases pair bonding

d.

initiates puberty

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