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Question number: 781

» Motivation & Emotion » Stress & Health » Coping With Stress

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The research by Hans Selye produced a stage theory of stress known as the ________, which includes alarm reaction, stage of resistance, and the stage of.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

posttraumatic stress disorder

b.

fight-or-flight response

c.

general adaptation syndrome

d.

multiphasic activity

e.

eustress

Question number: 782

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The ________ hypothesis states that frustration tends to lead to aggression.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance

b.

social loafing

c.

frustration-aggression

d.

biological instinct

e.

social learning

Question number: 783

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The glands of the endocrine system exert their functions through chemicals called:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

hormones

b.

reflex

c.

neurons

d.

action potentials

e.

axons.

Question number: 784

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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The Hawthorne effect is best explained as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The change in the results of an experiment when it is “blind” versus “double blind”

b.

Specific, testable predictions derived from a theory

c.

Expectations by the experimenter that can influence the results of an experiment

d.

The idea that people will alter their behavior because of the researchers’ attention and not because of actual treatment

e.

The idea that subjects in an experiment will lie if the researcher tells them to

Question number: 785

» Motivation & Emotion » Hunger, Thirst, Sex, & Pain

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Which of the following statements about the sex drive is TRUE?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Most psychologists believe that sex is a primary motive because it is necessary for individual survival.

b.

Normal male animals are always ready to mate.

c.

Normal male animals are never ready to mate.

d.

Normal female animals are always ready to mate.

e.

The sex drive is considered a primary motive because it is primarily homeostatic in nature.

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