AP Psychology: Questions 914 - 919 of 1615

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Question number: 914

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The microscopic space between two neurons is called a (n)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

acetylcholine.

b.

encephalin.

c.

synapse.

d.

catecholamine.

Question number: 915

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Hearing

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Frequency is to ________ as amplitude is to ________

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Choice (4) Response

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sensation; perception

b.

warmth; cold

c.

perception; sensation

d.

loudness; pitch

Question number: 916

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The fact that infants will often crawl off tables or beds shows that

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a.

depth perception is completely innate.

b.

integration of depth perception with motor skills has not yet been accomplished.

c.

human depth perception emerges at about 4 months of age.

d.

depth perception is completely learned.

Question number: 917

» Motivation & Emotion » Theories of Emotion » Expressed Emotion

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Which theory of emotion holds the view that bodily changes PRECEDE emotion and that we experience an emotion AFTER our body reacts?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the Cannon-Bard theory

b.

the common sense theory

c.

attribution theory

d.

the James-Lange theory

Question number: 918

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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People tend to have difficulty naming the color in which a word is printed when the word itself refers to a different color. This finding is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fundamental attribution

b.

the signal detection theory.

c.

sensory adaptation.

d.

the Stroop effect.

Question number: 919

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

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An advantage of the experimental method in psychology is

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similar to the correlational method in that causality is determined.

b.

that it is an informal way to investigate behavior.

c.

the identification of a cause and effect relationship.

d.

that the surroundings are always similar to real life experiences.

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