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Question number: 432

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Activity in which of the following areas is analyzed by lie detector tests?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Parasympathetic nervous system

b.

Somatic nervous system

c.

EEG patterns

d.

Sympathetic system

Question number: 433

» General Psychology » History

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The view that the mind is a “tabula rasa” at birth and written on by experience is most commonly associated with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thomas Hobbes

b.

John Locke

c.

Edward Thorndike

d.

Immanuel Kant

Question number: 434

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Mr. C is passed over for a promotion at work for the fifth year. Instead of showing his anger and frustration, Mr. C responds by being the first to congratulate the promoted worker. This gracious behavior would most likely be interpreted by a psychoanalyst as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

repression

b.

reaction formation

c.

undoing

d.

sublimation

Question number: 435

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Abnormal Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following individuals pioneered object-relation theory?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Andrea Raring

b.

Karen Horney

c.

Carol Gilligan

d.

Melanie Klein

Question number: 436

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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In the context of psychometrics, error refers to the component of the observed score on an ability test that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

may have been measured inaccurately for whatever reason.

b.

was distorted as a result of examiner error.

c.

does not have to with the ability being measured.

d.

was administered for laboratory methods

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