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Question number: 69

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The somatosensory cortex is located in which area of the brain?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

occipital lobe

b.

parietal lobe

c.

hypothalamus

d.

frontal lobe

Question number: 70

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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The category of psychological disorders that is most widespread, amounting to a prevalence of slightly more than 30 percent, involves:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

manic episodes

b.

substance abuse/dependence disorders

c.

antisocial personality disorders

d.

all anxiety disorders

Question number: 71

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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To assess clients’ abilities, a phrenologist would want to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

examine their skulls.

b.

read their handwriting.

c.

study their palms.

d.

examine their skills.

Question number: 72

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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The psychological perspective that favors the study of how the mind organizes perceptions, processes information, and interprets experiences is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

existential

b.

phenomenological

c.

cognitive

d.

humanistic

Question number: 73

» Intelligence » Heredity or Environment & Intelligence

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The leading cause of mind retardation is believed to be:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Poor upbringing

b.

Inherited traits

c.

Organic brain syndrome

d.

Environmental factors

Question number: 74

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which approach focuses the idea that psychology is not based on scientific fact or human shortcomings but instead should deal with human experience?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Behaviorism

b.

Structuralism

c.

Humanism

d.

Cognitive psychology

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