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Question number: 999

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Many of the chemicals that affect the brain operate by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

absorbing neural impulses.

b.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

c.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

d.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

e.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

Question number: 1000

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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In hunger, a set point is

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the weight you maintain when you attempt to diet.

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.

e.

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

Question number: 1001

» 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 (5) Response

a.

semantics

b.

convergent thinking

c.

modeling

d.

divergent thinking

e.

syntax

Question number: 1002

» Social Psychology » Attitudes & Attitude Change

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After Mrs. Keech’s doomsday predictions failed, her followers suddenly became interested in convincing others they were right. This turn of events is predicted by ________ theory.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

balance

b.

cognitive dissonance

c.

groupthink

d.

gain-loss

e.

social exchange

Question number: 1003

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The fastest neurons can send impulses at about ________ miles per hour.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

200

b.

425

c.

280

d.

120

e.

60

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