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Question number: 406

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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Harry Harlow found that when infant monkeys were startled or frightened, they preferred a cloth surrogate mother over a wire mother who had food. The baby monkeys’ response indicated that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

being raised with a terry cloth mother leads to an insecure attachment style

b.

the amygdala develops earlier in rhesus monkeys than in humans

c.

they had not developed object permanence

d.

contact comfort was more important to them than food

e.

rhesus monkeys do not develop normally with artificial food sources

Question number: 407

» Personality » Theories

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Which part of the personality would be likely to want to go for a pizza rather than study for a test?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ego ideal

b.

ego

c.

id

d.

shadow

e.

superego

Question number: 408

» Lifespan Development » Emotion

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Lee is about to skydive for the first time. He interprets his racing heart to be the result of his eager anticipation and excitement. This best represents which theory of emotion?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

James-Lange

b.

Drive reduction

c.

Schachter’s two factor

d.

Cannon-Bard

e.

Arousal

Question number: 409

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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The Acme Scale of Aggression has a + 0.10 correlation with four other standardized aggression scales. Also, a correlation of + 1.00 exists between the scores of any student who takes the Acme Scale of Aggression twice. This indicates that the Acme Scale of Aggression has

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

low face validity but high reliability

b.

low internal validity but high external validity

c.

low concurrent validity but high reliability

d.

moderate external validity and moderate reliability

e.

high content validity but low reliability

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