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Question number: 522

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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A nerve impulse is also called a (n)

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a.

resting potential

b.

refractory energy burst.

c.

action potential.

d.

resting energy burst.

e.

negative after-image.

Question number: 523

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The three techniques used for brainwashing identified by McConnell are

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de-stabilization, isolation, and conditioning.

b.

isolation, change and conditioning.

c.

isolation, change, and direct contact.

d.

target behavior, dissonance, and consonance.

e.

isolation, dependency, and reward.

Question number: 524

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The information surrounding a stimulus is known as the

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a.

information.

b.

internal frame of reference.

c.

context.

d.

aura.

e.

adaptation level.

Question number: 525

» Abnormal Psychology » Theories of Psychopathology

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Behaviorists would say that self-defeating behaviors are maintained by immediate reinforcement in the form of

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protecting one’s self-image.

b.

relief from anxiety.

c.

avoiding existential anxiety.

d.

increased anxiety.

e.

defending the ego.

Question number: 526

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Which of the following is classified as a mood disorder?

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dissociative disorder

b.

manic depressive disorder

c.

bipolar disorder

d.

delusional disorder

e.

multiple personality disorder

Question number: 527

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The legal term ________ attests that a person is not responsible for his or her own actions, including criminal behavior.

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psychopathology

b.

mental illness

c.

insanity

d.

psychological disorder

e.

mental well being

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