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Question number: 802

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Axon and dendrites are part of a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Neuron

b.

Myelin Sheath

c.

Node

d.

Terminal Knob

Question number: 803

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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During adolescence there are changes in the structure of the brain. Changes in which of the following brain structures are thought to be partially responsible for adolescent behavior?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the amygdala and brain stem

b.

the amygdala and the prefrontal cortex

c.

the basal ganglia and the thalamus

d.

the hippocampus and the cerebellum

Question number: 804

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Evaluating Psychotherapies

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Dr. Hochman is a therapist who tries to lend support to clients who are having an emotional crisis and want to solve daily life problems. He most likely practices ________ therapy.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

supportive

b.

action

c.

directive

d.

insight

Question number: 805

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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In Freudian theory, the ________ is the “executive” structure that is directed by the reality principle.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

pleasure principle

b.

ego

c.

libido

d.

superego

Question number: 806

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

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Which of the following coefficients of correlation indicates the weakest relationship between two sets of variables?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

0.85

b.

0.48

c.

-0.29

d.

0.08

Question number: 807

» States of Consciousness » Hypnosis

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People who are hypnotized and told to plunge one hand into a glass of painfully cold ice water with the suggestion they will not feel pain, will respond to the question “Do you feel pain? ” as________ according to Hilgard’s hidden observer theory.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Waking up from the hypnotic trance

b.

Saying they do not feel pain

c.

Screaming and removing their hand from the water

d.

Screaming but leaving their hand in the water

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