Introduction to Psychology-Scope and Branches of Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 14 - 18 of 82

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Question number: 14

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The behavioral interpretation of depression relates it to “learned happiness. ” The most obvious symptom of this condition is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

An increase in random maladaptive behavior

b.

Active

c.

Passivity

d.

Excessive-aggressiveness when threatened

Question number: 15

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Which of the following would a sociocultural psychologist be likely to study?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the impact of thinking patterns on weight management

b.

the benefits of vocational guidance

c.

the way in which neurotransmitters are implicated in the development of eating disorders

d.

the impact of media messages on women’s body image

Question number: 16

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A psychologist who focused on the ways in which people’s family background related to their current functioning would be associated with which psychological approach?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the behavioral approach

b.

the learning approach

c.

the psychodynamic approach

d.

the humanistic approach

Question number: 17

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The fortune teller who studies your palm carefully before announcing that “great fortune lies in your immediate future” is practicing ________ psychology.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

applied

b.

pseudo

c.

ethical

d.

forensic

Question number: 18

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A researcher interested in the way in which our sense of smell works would likely be associated with which of the following areas of specialization?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sensation and perception

b.

attitude

c.

motivation and learning

d.

learning

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