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Question number: 549

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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Which of the following is known as “the master gland”?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

pituitary gland

b.

parathyroid

c.

thyroid

d.

hypothalamus

e.

adrenal gland

Question number: 550

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Creation of superordinate goals has been shown to be effective in reducing

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ethnocentrism.

b.

social posturing.

c.

cognitive dissonance.

d.

intergroup conflict.

e.

authoritarianism.

Question number: 551

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » NREM & REM

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Before entering sleep, you temporarily pass through a relaxed and drowsy state, this is obvious by which characteristic?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Alpha waves

b.

Delta waves

c.

Beta waves

d.

Zeta waves

e.

Theta waves

Question number: 552

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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Which of the following is one of the common life stages?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

old adulthood

b.

late adolescence

c.

toddler

d.

infancy

e.

later adulthood

Question number: 553

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ________ believe that depth perception is learned.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

nativists

b.

functionalists

c.

structuralists

d.

empiricists

e.

humanists

Question number: 554

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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Students who do better in high school tend to do better in college. This is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a negative correlation.

b.

a zero correlation.

c.

a positive correlation.

d.

a perfect regression.

e.

a perfect correlation.

Question number: 555

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The autonomic nervous system contains two branches called the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

parasympathetic and spinal systems.

b.

somatic and spinal systems.

c.

sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

d.

somatic and visceral systems.

e.

spinal nerves and cranial nerves.

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