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Question number: 283

» 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Interference theory

b.

Association theory

c.

Trace theory

d.

Proactive interference theory

e.

Proactive inhibition theory

Question number: 284

» 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.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

client-centered therapy

b.

insight

c.

free association

d.

transference

e.

All of the above

Question number: 285

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget’s cognitive stages, an individual who has just learned that water poured from a tube into a bowl maintains the same volume must have recently entered which of the following stages?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Accommodational

b.

Sensorimotor

c.

Formal operational

d.

Preoperational

e.

Concrete operational

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