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Question number: 375

» 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Biological

b.

Psychodynamic

c.

Cognitive

d.

Behavioral

e.

Sociocultural

Question number: 376

» Personality » Theories

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Phrenologic

b.

Factor analysis

c.

Nomothetic

d.

Ideographic

e.

Personal construct

Question number: 377

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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A woman was stabbed and none of the numerous onlookers called for help. What accounts for this?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

De-individuation

b.

Conformity

c.

Individuation

d.

Diffusion of responsibility

e.

Social loafing

Question number: 378

» Measurement and Methodology » Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence

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To determine whether a cause-effect relationship exists between two variables, a researcher must use

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a correlational study

b.

archival data

c.

an experimental approach

d.

descriptive statistics

e.

naturalistic observation

Question number: 379

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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A child in Piaget’s preoperational stage is given a toy and attempts to eat it. This child is demonstrating

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

transition

b.

assimilation

c.

overextension

d.

generalization

e.

accommodation

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