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  Flashcards by arik1

Question 1 

__________ studies observe different individuals at different ages at a single point in time to track age differences.
A) Sectional
B) Cross-sequential
C) Sequential
D) Cross-sectional

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Question 2 

_______ is an anxiety disorder in which a person experiences recurring, unpredictable episodes of overwhelming anxiety, fear, or terror.
A) Somatoform disorder
B) Panic disorder
C) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
D) Bipolar disorder
E) Major depressive disorder

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Question 3 

Insight therapies work by increasing an individual's understanding of his/her own
A) thoughts.
B) coping mechanisms.
C) behaviors.
D) emotions.
E) All of the above

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Question 4 

A primary goal of family therapy is to ________.
a. change the needs of individual family members
b. teach family members to remain neutral on sensitive issues
c. improve family communication
d. identify and treat the person in the family who is the source of the majority of the family’s problems

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Question 5 

Critical thinking gives importance to:
   a.   emotional reasoning.
   b.   commonsense statements.
   c.   looking for flaws in claims and arguments.
   d.   accepting all opinions as having equal merit.

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Question 6 

An illusion due to misleading cues in stimuli which cause us to create perceptions that are inaccurate or impossible is called a(n) ________ illusion.
a. physical
b. induced
c. stroboscopic
d. perceptual

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Question 7 

An illusion is
a. an impossible figure.
b. a figure-ground reversal.
c. an imaginary sensation.
d. a misperception of a real stimulus.

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Question 8 

Which of the following statements best illustrates the use of critical thinking skills by a lawyer?
A) A lawyer raises a courtroom objection when her opponent engages in critical commentary about an opponent without prior permission of the judge.
B) A lawyer develops a closing argument using visual aids that is likely to impress a jury comprised of ordinary citizens.
C) A lawyer approaches a difficult problem by gathering all relevant facts, determining the real issue in dispute, and applying reason to reach a conclusion.
D) A lawyer scientifically analyzes the handwriting of a defense witness to determine the potential for bias.

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Question 9 

The goals of psychology are to describe, explain, ________, and control behavior and mental processes.
A) investigate
B) expand
C) determine
D) predict

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Question 10 

In research, what is an operational definition? How is an operational definition different from a definition in the traditional sense? 

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