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Question number: 334

» General Psychology » Educational Psychology

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A group of psychologists at your university are attempting to design a typewriter that will allow the kind of performance now possible with state-of-the-art electronics while leading to less fatigue to the user. This group probably consists of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

human factors psychologists.

b.

clinical psychologists

c.

machine psychologists.

d.

organizational psychologists.

e.

industrial psychologists.

Question number: 335

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Cognitive therapies focus on changing ________, whereas humanistic therapies focus on ________.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

thoughts; skills

b.

behaviors; insight into the past

c.

behaviors; changing families

d.

Skills; beliefs

e.

beliefs; self-acceptance

Question number: 336

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

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In general, as test length increases, test reliability

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

is not affected either way.

b.

is unaffected

c.

decreases.

d.

is affected but insignificantly.

e.

increases.

Question number: 337

» 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 (5) Response

a.

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

b.

agree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

c.

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

d.

agree; siblings exhibit dissimilarities learned from parents

e.

disagree; siblings exhibit similarities learned from their parents

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