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Question number: 370

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Riding a bicycle is a skill that draws on

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

declarative memory.

b.

episodic memory.

c.

the unconscious.

d.

procedural memory.

Question number: 371

» Social Psychology » Social Comparison, Self

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Mary attended a high school that encouraged and emphasized creativity and the arts until her junior year. When her mother’s employer transfers her to another state, Mary and her father must also move. Since there isn’t special arts focus in the new city, Mary is enrolled in the public high school. On her first day she dresses with an eclectic, funky style as always that is uniquely hers. Others who appear to Mary to be dressed in boringly similar styles, stare and laugh at her appearance, and by the end of the day Mary is uncomfortable. If she conforms to be accepted by her new schoolmates, Mary will have succumbed to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

a self-serving bias.

b.

the fundamental attribution error.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

normative social influence.

Question number: 372

» General Psychology » History

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According to one theory of psychology, many people have mental illnesses because their maladaptive behaviors have proven rewarding for them in the past and thus have been continued. This belief is consistent with which of the following models?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Cognitive

b.

Biological

c.

Psychodynamic

d.

Behavioral

Question number: 373

» Personality » Theories

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Gordon Allport is known for what type of approach to understanding personality?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Phrenologic

b.

Factor analysis

c.

Ideographic

d.

Personal construct

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