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Question number: 977

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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The disease which is marked by movement disorders caused by the destruction of dopamine neurons in the brain is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Alzheimer’s disease

b.

reticular formation

c.

Parkinson’s disease

d.

hemispheric specialization

Question number: 978

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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The first task in psychology is to carefully observe and objectively describe:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Social Institution

b.

Behaviour

c.

Act

d.

Symptoms of abnormality

Question number: 979

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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The visible spectrum of light is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

between 100 and 400 nm.

b.

between 400 and 700 nm.

c.

between 200 to 500 nm.

d.

between 700 and 1000 nm.

Question number: 980

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Which of the following promotes mental health?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

identity confusion

b.

lack of self-control

c.

Type A personality

d.

personal autonomy

Question number: 981

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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What is depicted by suspending a player for committing an obvious foul?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Positive reinforcement

b.

Primary reinforcement

c.

Negative reinforcement

d.

Punishment

Question number: 982

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Instincts & Evolutionary Psychology

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A relatively complex, inherited behavior pattern characteristic is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

instinct

b.

drive

c.

homeostasis

d.

goal

Question number: 983

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The analysis of information starting with pre-existing knowledge in order to organize features into a meaningful whole is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Gregory’s phenomenon.

b.

selective perception.

c.

top-down processing.

d.

bottom-up processing.

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