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Question 4

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Henry Lands Berger discovered that

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a.that people remember uncompleted (Zeigarnik effect)
b.people behave differently when observed (Hawthorne effect)
c.conclusions are influenced by the way information is phrased (Autokinetic effect)
d.a single point of light will appear to move in the darkness (Autokinetic effect)
e.people spend a larger percentage of sleep in REM after they have been deprived of it (Rebound effect)

Question 5

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Research has shown that the optimal arousal level of an individual performing a given task is

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a.the level at which the person feels most comfortable
b.unrelated to task difficulty
c.the level at which the person feels least comfortable
d.related to task difficulty
e.seldom an intermediate level

Question 6

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Which of the following figures is known for developing field theory?

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a.Lewin
b.Heider
c.Festinger
d.Asch
e.Triplett

Question 7

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A speaker is attempting to convince an audience of listeners that a particular theory of evolution is correct. The audience consists of 500 adult men and women. According to the sleeper effect, which of the following would be true?

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a.The message of a speaker with low credibility might be believed later.
b.Individuals in the audience who do not pay close attention will be convinced.
c.The message will seem less convincing with the passage of time.
d.Individuals who cannot make up their minds will follow the majority opinion.
e.Individuals who previously had no opinion on the topic will be convinced.