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Question number: 364

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Diagnostic Systems

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The APA was founded by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

William Wundt

b.

Stanley Hall

c.

John Watson

d.

B. F. Skinner

Question number: 365

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Workers Barry and Rob have the same boss. Both workers have equivalent job performance. Their boss also likes both of them equally. Yet Barry did not get as good of an evaluation from the boss as Rob did. Considering this information, what could be a factor influencing the boss in their job evaluations?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The boss is subject to classic error

b.

The boss was arbitrary and gave both ratings for no reason.

c.

The boss had a better first impression of Rob than of Barry.

d.

The boss is subject to a distributional error.

Question number: 366

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, an individual in which of the following stages might demonstrate circular reactions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Concrete operational

b.

Sensorimotor

c.

Accommodation

d.

Preoperational

Question number: 367

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Sensory Structures and Processes

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A sign stimulus serves to trigger

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a homing mechanism

b.

a fixed action pattern

c.

a pheromone reaction

d.

a variable-interval ratio

Question number: 368

» Personality » Theories

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Which of the following personality types is NOT associates with Alfred Adler’s theory of personality?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sanguine

b.

Ectomorphic

c.

Phlegmatic

d.

Melancholic

Question number: 369

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Interested in learning how financial standing affects a man’s marital prospects, researchers compared five groups of men, each group ten years older than the previous. This is called a ________ design.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

critical

b.

cross-sectional

c.

cross-cultural

d.

longitudinal

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