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Question number: 343

» Learning » Instrumental Conditioning

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A city has different-sounding sirens for police, fire, and hospital vehicles. In addition, each of these vehicles can emit varying patterns of the sirens. Regardless of the type of siren heard by a line of traffic, however, the cars all know to pull to the right and clear the way. This is an example of

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a.

forward conditioning

b.

operant conditioning

c.

stimulus discrimination

d.

stimulus-response theory

e.

stimulus generalization

Question number: 344

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, a child who recognizes that a round ball of clay maintains its mass even when flattened into a long thin cylinder must have acquired which cognitive skill?

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a.

Transmutation

b.

Generalization

c.

Object permanence

d.

Conservation

e.

Transformation

Question number: 345

» Social Psychology » Emotion, Affect and Motivation

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Abraham Maslow is well known as

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a.

the creator of cognitive-behavioral therapy

b.

a forerunner of object-relations theory

c.

the creator of the archetype concept

d.

the creator of client-centered therapy

e.

a forerunner of the humanistic movement in psychology

Question number: 346

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Thirty-year-old Armand feels compelled to save objects that others might throw away. He is afraid that he will discard something he later will need, so his home is filled with old newspapers, empty boxes, worn-out clothing, antiquated computer equipment, and even the seeds from the fruit and vegetables he has eaten. Armand’s neighbors have complained to the homeowner’s association because he has been forced to store some things outside his home. He is embarrassed by his need to hoard objects, but he is overcome by dread if he tries to throw things away. Based on this information, Armand may have

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a.

obsessive-compulsive disorder.

b.

learned helplessness.

c.

schizophrenia.

d.

dissociative disorder

e.

bipolar disorder.

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