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Question number: 65

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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________ holds relatively small amount of unrehearsed information for brief period of time, usually up to about 20 seconds.

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a.

flashbulb memory

b.

short-term memory

c.

encoding

d.

sensory memory

e.

long-term memory

Question number: 66

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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The desire for mastery, excellence, and accomplishment is known as:

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a.

the perceptual motive

b.

the sex motive

c.

the achievement motive

d.

sensation seeking

e.

the hunger motive

Question number: 67

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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An action potential refers to the traveling of a nerve impulse along the

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a.

axon.

b.

axon terminal.

c.

dendrite.

d.

myelin sheath.

e.

cell membrane.

Question number: 68

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

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A study to determine the degree of relationship between two events is called

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a controlled experiment.

b.

the survey method.

c.

the correlational method.

d.

the field method.

e.

naturalistic observation.

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?

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a.

frontal lobe

b.

hypothalamus

c.

occipital lobe

d.

reticular formation

e.

parietal 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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a.

manic episodes

b.

schizophrenia

c.

all anxiety disorders

d.

antisocial personality disorders

e.

substance abuse/dependence disorders

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