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Question number: 360

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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The fundamental attribution error is the tendency to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

personify inanimate objects

b.

attribute one’s own mistakes to disposition

c.

attribute the behaviors of others to disposition

d.

project personal motivations onto the behaviors of others

e.

attribution every behavior to some motive

Question number: 361

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Margie has a long-standing pattern of unstable and intense relationships and mood. She has a history of trauma and is sometimes inappropriately seductive. She abuses drugs, has threatened suicide several times, and cuts her arms with a razor blade when she feels particularly bad. She desperately tries to keep others from abandoning her, partly because she has a very unstable sense of self. If she has a personality disorder, it is MOST likely that she has

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Choice (5) Response

a.

schizoid personality disorder.

b.

borderline personality disorder.

c.

antisocial personality disorder.

d.

cynosure cluster.

e.

psychosis

Question number: 362

» 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 (5) Response

a.

Psychodynamic influences

b.

Exploration needs

c.

Imitation

d.

Psychosocial factors

e.

Morality

Question number: 363

» 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 (5) Response

a.

California Personality Inventory (CPI)

b.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)

c.

Rotter’s Incomplete Sentence Blank

d.

Q-sort

e.

Minnesota Multiphasic personality Inventory (MMPI)

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