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Question number: 1

» General Psychology » Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Industrial psychologists have found that

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a.

democratic management styles consistently increase output

b.

reinforcement of competition increases output

c.

top-down hierarchical leadership styles consistently decrease output

d.

shifting leadership styles on occasion increases output

e.

no single motivational style works well in all industrial situations

Question number: 2

» General Psychology » History

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Dr. Dan believes that every child is born a “blank slate. ” Children’s early environments shape their personalities, though the children may be continually affected by their environments as they grow. Everything comes down to a simple principle in Dr. Dan’s mind: If our behaviors are followed by satisfying consequences, we will repeat them, and if the consequences are unsatisfying, we won’t repeat them, this is a kind of ________ therapist.

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psychoanalytic

b.

behavioral

c.

cognitive

d.

humanistic

e.

psychodynamic

Question number: 3

» General Psychology » History

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Introductory psychology students study research methods in order to

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Be able to use others experiences as proofs

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be able to critically evaluate psychological findings

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be able to manipulate statistics to their advantage

d.

find proof for their existing beliefs so they can argue against those who disagree

e.

be able to use their own experiences as scientific proofs

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