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Question number: 372

» 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 (5) Response

a.

cross-cultural

b.

cross-sectional

c.

critical

d.

longitudinal

e.

cohort

Question number: 373

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Riding a bicycle is a skill that draws on

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Choice (5) Response

a.

super-conscious

b.

episodic memory.

c.

declarative memory.

d.

the unconscious.

e.

procedural memory.

Question number: 374

» 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 (5) Response

a.

a self-serving bias.

b.

deindividuation.

c.

normative social influence.

d.

the fundamental attribution error.

e.

attribution mechanics

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