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Question number: 359

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Watson would expect which of the following factors to most influence child behavioral development?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Exploration needs

b.

Morality

c.

Psychodynamic influences

d.

Imitation

Question number: 360

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

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Which of the following tests includes items that discriminate between groups but that seem lacking in face validity?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory (MMPI)

b.

Rotter’s Incomplete Sentence Blank

c.

California Personality Inventory (CPI)

d.

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Question number: 361

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Each of the following factors facilitates accurate recall of a list of words from short-term memory EXCEPT

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Choice (4) Response
a.

meaningful items

b.

lack of similarity between items

c.

acoustic similarity among the items

d.

concrete items

Question number: 362

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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Which of the following is one of the sixteen major diagnostic categories used in the DSM-IV?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Paranoid disorders

b.

Panic disorders

c.

Factitious disorders

d.

Obsessive-compulsive disorders

Question number: 363

» General Psychology » History

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After encountering a number of patients who had physical problems without any apparent physical cause, Sigmund Freud reasoned that the causes must be psychological and beyond his patients’ conscious awareness. Freud’s patient, Anna O. , sometimes developed paralysis in her limbs even though there was nothing physically wrong with her & he eventually developed a theory he called psychoanalysis based on this observation. What was Freud actually analyzing?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

How the environment is constantly affecting our behavior

b.

people do not understand the meaning of life

c.

How people find ultimate meaning in their lives

d.

Internal, mostly unconscious psychological forces

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