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Question number: 333

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

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In general, as test length increases, test reliability

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

is affected but insignificantly.

b.

decreases.

c.

is not affected either way.

d.

increases.

Question number: 334

» General Psychology » History

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It has been said that no two people have the same parents, since parents respond to and treat each child differently. Dan and Skinner would probably________ with this statement because ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

agree; one’s environment changes based on one’s responses to it

b.

disagree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

c.

agree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

d.

agree; siblings exhibit dissimilarities learned from parents

Question number: 335

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, in the preoperational stage the child’s development is characterized by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the absence of guilt

b.

the emergence of language

c.

conservation of mass, substance, and number

d.

the formation of symbolic schema

Question number: 336

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The part of the brain that is connected to the very basic function of simple alertness is the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

inferior colliculus

b.

reticular formation

c.

hippocampus

d.

medulla oblongata

Question number: 337

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following is a result of diffusion of responsibility?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Tendency for individuals in a large group not to help others

b.

Shyness of individuals in a large group

c.

Blaming the group for individual failures

d.

Two-person theory of psychotherapy

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