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Question number: 3279

» Attitude » Theories of Attitude Change

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________ explains that after publicly committing themselves to their believes, they had a strong need to maintain their stand.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Balance theory

b.

Learning theory

c.

Cognitive dissonance theory

d.

All of the above

Question number: 3280

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » ESP & Parapsychology

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Personality description provided by pseudo-psychologies are stated in general terms, which provide “a little something for everybody”. This fact is the basis of the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Palmist fallacy

b.

Uncritical acceptance pattern

c.

Barnum effect

d.

Fallacy of positive instances

Question number: 3281

» Forgetting » Theories of Forgetting

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According to the interference theory of forgetting,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cues present at the time of learning interfere with memory retrieval.

b.

new learning can inhibit the retrieval of stored memory, and vice-versa.

c.

forgetting is directly related to the complexity and meaningfulness of the incoming information.

d.

memory capacity is limited so that when new information is brought in, older memories must be removed.

Question number: 3282

» Introduction to Psychology » Major Psychological Terms

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An independent variable is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the only variable of interest

b.

a variable that is independently verified

c.

a variable whose value depends on dependent variable

d.

the variable that is manipulated by experimenter

Question number: 3283

» Memory » Memory Process

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Receiving sensory input and transforming it into a form or code, which can be stored, is the process of ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Retrieval

b.

Information

c.

Encoding

d.

Storage

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