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Question number: 956

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

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Substances capable of causing birth defects are known as

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

teratogens.

b.

carcinogens.

c.

chorionic villi.

d.

antigens.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 957

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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Psychosomatic disorders are best illustrated by:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Neurotic anxiety

b.

Delusions

c.

Asthma caused by anxiety

d.

Insomnia

e.

Over-eating

Question number: 958

» Personality » Selfconcept or Self Esteem

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We each have a perception of our own personality traits. This perception strongly influences our behavior. Psychologists call this perception

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

self-evaluation.

b.

inner concept.

c.

self-esteem.

d.

self-concept.

e.

self-satisfaction

Question number: 959

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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Which of the following is characteristic of a dissociative disorder?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

phobic disorder

b.

amnesia

c.

mania

d.

paranoia

e.

depression

Question number: 960

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which brain area indicates what you are touching or how hot to make the water for your shower?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Temporal lobe

b.

Cerebrum

c.

Motor cortex

d.

Frontal lobe

e.

Somatosensory cortex

Question number: 961

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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A psychologist is attempting to understand why certain physical characteristics are rated as attractive. The psychologist explains that certain characteristics have been historically adaptive, and thus are considered attractive. This explanation is consistent with which of the following approaches?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the behavioral approach

b.

the sociocultural approach

c.

the humanistic approach

d.

the evolutionary approach

e.

the cognitive approach

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