2001prelim2 - Psychology 101 Prelim 2, Fall 2001 completed...

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Psychology 101 Prelim 2, Fall 2001 completed 1. A test may be: A. valid as a predictor, but not reliable B. highly reliable and have low face validity C. highly reliable and have no predictive validity D. answers b and c are correct 1 out of 1 Correct. 2. If a research subject in the control group increases his performance in response to competition, it is evidence of the ______ effect. A. Hawthorne B. John Henry C. contrast D. halo 1 out of 1 Correct. 3. If you score high on the scale for "Commander" on the Bell Personality Test, you are least likely to score high on the ____ scale. A. Avoider B. Attacker C. Achiever D. Drifter 0 out of 1 Incorrect. The correct answer is d. 4. The film "Facilitative Communication with Autistic Children" demonstrated that: A. the children lacked verbal skills, but were found to possess quite normal intelligence. B. sign language was the key to unlocking the autistic mind. C. autism is the result of a genetic defect. D. experimenter expectancy biased the results and claims of the facilitation studies.
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0 out of 1 Incorrect. The correct answer is d. 5. Hypnosis has proven useful in _____, but not in _____. A. bettering athletic performance; reducing test stress B. dealing with pain; accelerating learning C. facilitating child birth; dealing with pain D. bettering athletic performance; reducing smoking 1 out of 1 Correct. Using each answer only once, match the film with its educational purpose: 6. Visual Cliff B. pictorial 2-D cues for depth perception 7. Little Albert and Dr. John Watson B. pictorial 2-D cues for depth perception 8. 2003 Mission to Mars A. operant conditioning 9. Teaching autistic children to speak B. pictorial 2-D cues for depth perception 10. Football quarterback and prism goggles B. pictorial 2-D cues for depth perception 0 out of 5 11. Which of the following is FALSE? A. the best hypnotic subjects are those who have had imaginary playmates in childhood B. Mesmer believed that the power for hypnosis resided in the hypnotist, not the person being hypnotized C. highly susceptible subjects can be regressed to early childhood, but have difficulty in separating fact from confabulation when reporting childhood experiences D. young children (8 or 10 years old) are not very susceptible to hypnosis 0 out of 1 Incorrect. The correct answer is d. 12. Distal stimulus is to proximal stimulus as: A. the retina is to the brain B. the brain is to the retina
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C. the physical object itself is to the retinal image of that object D. the retinal image is to the physical object E. illusions are to reality 0 out of 1 Incorrect. The correct answer is c. 13. Which of the following is FALSE? A. two identical physical objects, the same size and the same distance from the retina, must have the same proximal stimulus size. B. if two objects are of equal size and are the same distance from the retina, the one
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2001prelim2 - Psychology 101 Prelim 2, Fall 2001 completed...

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