AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 994 - 999 of 1615

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Question number: 994

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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A white fatty substance that forms sheaths around certain axons and increases the speed of neural impulses is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axons

b.

dendrites

c.

glial cells

d.

myelin

Question number: 995

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The study of the adaptive origins of human behavior patterns is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

interpersonal attraction.

b.

evolutionary attachment.

c.

developmental psychology.

d.

evolutionary psychology.

Question number: 996

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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Normal problem solving is likely to use

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Choice (4) Response

a.

olfactory sensations.

b.

synesthesia.

c.

semantic repression.

d.

mental images.

Question number: 997

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Many of the chemicals that affect the brain operate by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

b.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

c.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

d.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

Question number: 998

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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In hunger, a set point is

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a.

related to the proportion of body fat your body normally maintains.

b.

related to the proportion of blood glucose your body normally maintains.

c.

similar to a body’s thermostat for blood sugar.

d.

determined by adult eating habits.

Question number: 999

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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Which of the following is usually associated with creativity?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

divergent thinking

b.

modeling

c.

semantics

d.

convergent thinking

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