Which of the following statements regarding marital satisfaction is false ?
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There is typically a honeymoon period in which both partners are satisfied with the marriage.


Heterosexual couples with one child report a faster decline in marital satisfaction than homosexual couples do.


There is a positive association between the degree of initial decline in satisfaction and the likelihood a couple will break up.


The decline following the honeymoon period typically stabilizes by the second year.

 

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Question 2

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An argument against the evolutionary approach to mate selection from Buss's original cross-cultural study was that

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men and women actually are quite similar in the characteristics they desire in a mate.


the study only examined Western cultures.


the study only examined Eastern cultures.


men's concern over sexual infidelity actually reflects fear of an emotional loss of intimacy.

 

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Question 3

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Research on the marital trajectory suggests that once a couple's children have grown up and left the home,

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married couples actually wind up spending less time together than they did before.


marital satisfaction tends to increase.


sexual infidelity rates increase.


both members of the couple typically adhere even more strongly to gender roles.

 

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Question 4

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Juanita wants her date, a man she finds very sexually attractive, to perceive her as very sexually attractive. What color dress should she wear to her sorority formal to promote this perception?

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White


Red


Black


Gold

 

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Question 5

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Homosexual behaviors

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are less common than an exclusive homosexual orientation.


have been observed in more than 450 animal species.


tend to be reported in the same incidence in most cultures.


are very recent developments in human beings.

 

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Question 6

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Research by Gentile and others (2009) on media effects and helping behavior found that

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people assigned their partner the easiest puzzles after playing a prosocial video game.


people assigned their partner the easiest puzzles after playing a violent video game.


people were more likely to answer more questions on a questionnaire after playing a prosocial video game.


people were more likely to answer fewer questions on a questionnaire after playing a violent video game.

 

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Question 7

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One reason that perceived similarity may increase helping is that it

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causes people to think about their values.


enables people to see the power of the situation.


breaks down dispositional inferences.


provides a meaningful connection between the helper and the person being helped.

 

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Question 8

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The bystander effect refers to the tendency for

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the presence of others to inhibit helping.


the presence of others to promote helping.


bystander helping to be motivated more by egoistic concerns than altruistic ones.


bystander helping to be motivated more by altruistic concerns than egoistic ones.

 

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Question 9

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Nina is a cheerful and positive person. Recently she became sad and quiet due to the passing away of her dog. When her friend asks Nina to help her take her cat to the veterinarian, Nina probably will

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be more likely to help.


be less likely to help.


focus more on the costs of helping rather than the rewards.


be more concerned with the potential for reciprocity.

 

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Question 10

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Jacinta volunteers at a local clinic where patients with AIDS come to get treatment and social assistance. She spends 10 to 15 hours a week at the clinic because it helps her escape the pressures and stress in her life. Which motivation category is behind Jacinta's volunteerism?

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Values


Esteem enhancement


Understanding


Personal development

 

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Question 11

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A socialization explanation for gender differences in aggressive tendencies

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would focus on differences between men and women in levels of hormones and neurotransmitters.


might consider ways in which parents react differently to the aggressive actions of young boys versus girls.


would suggest that such differences should be identical across different cultures.


should examine the genetic similarity between relatives who show high levels of aggression.

 

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Question 12

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The Olweus Bullying Prevention program recommends interventions at several levels to reduce the incidence of bullying in schools. Which of the following interventions would be described as a classroom-level component?

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Form a bullying-prevention coordinating committee.


Post and enforce school-wide rules against bullying.


Ensure that all staff intervene on the spot when they observe bullying behaviors.


Involve community members in the discussion of how to reduce bullying.

 

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Question 13

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The term that best describes the difference between aggression and violence is

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extremity.


intent.


affect.


hostility.

 

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Question 14

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According to the research by Gaffney et al. (2019), school-based bullying programs have

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decreased bullying by an average of about 20%.


increased bullying by an average of about 20%.


decreased bullying by an average of about 50%.


increased bullying by an average of about 50%.

 

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Question 15

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The finding that male-to-male violence primarily occurs due to status challenges and male-to-female violence due to sexual jealousy conforms to the ____ perspective of aggression.

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instinct


evolutionary


learning


sociocultural

 

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Question 16

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Which of the following conclusions is notconsistent with research on confessions?

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Confessions are discounted more by jurors who see a videotape that focuses on the interrogator instead of the defendant.


When false evidence is presented by an interrogator, suspects are not only more likely to confess to a crime they did not commit but also to believe this confession.


Jurors often fully discount a defendant's confession if they learn that the confession was obtained while the defendant was being physically threatened by police.


Police detectives use an average of five to six tactics when trying to obtain a confession.

 

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Question 17

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According to Wells and Bradfield (1998), feedback can influence an eyewitness's confidence and memory when

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he or she makes an accurate identification.


the feedback validates the identification.


when the suspect is of a different race.


the feedback disconfirms the identification.

 

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Question 18

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Attorney Kevin will be defending Mark, who is accused of raping a 20-year-old female. Who of the following jurors is probably the least sympathetic to his or her client's case?

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Marry, a 38-year-old mother of two who tends to be disciplinarian


Keith, a 41-year-old plumber who once served a sentence for kidnapping


Ash, a 22-year-old university scholar who is a liberal


Shelly, a 34-year-old newspaper reporter who opposes the death penalty

 

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Question 19

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Relative to large juries, smaller juries may spend less time deliberating mostly because they are

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less conducive to the emergence of minority allies.


more likely to have a male foreperson.


less inclined to reach a unanimous verdict.


not used in trials involving complex decisions.

 

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Question 20

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Franklin, an African American male, is on trial for attempted murder. The study conducted by Sommers (2006) regarding jury racial composition suggests which of the following jurors would be most likely to vote to convict Franklin?

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Jerry, a Caucasian male on an all-Caucasian jury


Robin, a Caucasian male on a racially diverse jury


Eddie, an African American male on an all-African-American jury


Dave, an African American male on a racially diverse jury

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