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Question number: 708

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Behavioral Genetics

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When a gene is ________, the trait it controls will be present every time the gene is present.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

polygenic

b.

recessive

c.

sex-linked

d.

dominant

Question number: 709

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Forgetting

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Ebbinghaus used himself as a subject to test his own recall of a list of nonsense syllables, previously learned through rehearsal. Based on this he established forgetting curve, that suggests?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Recall of meaningless information drops very soon after initial learning and then levels off.

b.

Recall of meaningless information cannot be retrieved more than three hours after encoding.

c.

Old information will interfere with new information being encoded into LTM.

d.

New information will interfere with old information already stored in LTM.

Question number: 710

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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The polygraph or “lie detector” primarily measures which component of emotion?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

attribution

b.

vocal modulation

c.

psychological arousal

d.

physiological arousal

Question number: 711

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The purported ability to perceive events at a distance or through physical barriers is termed

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

clairvoyance.

b.

telepathy.

c.

psychokinesis.

d.

parapsychology

Question number: 712

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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During his rise to power, Hitler blamed the Jews for Germany’s economic woes. This is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

personal discrimination.

b.

scapegoating.

c.

groupthink.

d.

social stereotypes.

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