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Question number: 936

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which major viewpoint on psychological disorders suggests that the cause is due to inherited or acquired brain disorders involving imbalances in neurotransmitters or damage to brain structures?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

behavioral

b.

humanistic

c.

diathesis-stress

d.

biopsychological

Question number: 937

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The stimuli below are organized as three columns rather than six columns because of the organizational principle of

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Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

nearness.

b.

simplicity.

c.

continuity.

d.

similarity.

Question number: 938

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Babies will imitate actions they see when mothers show joy or interest because of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

social referencing.

b.

learned referencing.

c.

emotional referencing.

d.

situational referencing.

Question number: 939

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

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Research has shown that a high percentage of innocent persons “fail” when administered a polygraph test, an outcome known as a:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

true negative

b.

false positive

c.

true positive

d.

false negative

Question number: 940

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

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The body structure most closely associated with thirst is the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

pancreas.

b.

pituitary gland.

c.

hypothalamus.

d.

thalamus.

Question number: 941

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Cognitive Neuroscience

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Which theory of dream interpretation explain idea that dreams represent wish fulfillment?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Spiritual world

b.

Activation synthesis

c.

Extension of waking life

d.

Freud’s theory of dream interpretation

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