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Question number: 949

» Developmental Psychology » Research Methods

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A research design in which the same group of participants is tested or observed repeatedly over a period of time is known as:

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a.

experimental research

b.

longitudinal research

c.

cross-sectional research

d.

laboratory research

e.

correlational research

Question number: 950

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

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insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

b.

open and close channels.

c.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

d.

create GABA.

e.

create endorphins.

Question number: 951

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Hierarchy of Motives

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At the top of Maslow’s hierarchy of motives are

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hunger and thirst

b.

self-actualization.

c.

safety and security.

d.

esteem and self-esteem.

e.

love and belonging.

Question number: 952

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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A major criticism of ESP research is that

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parapsychological skills are too consistent to be real.

b.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is less likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

c.

if the experimenter really believes in ESP, he or she is much more likely to interpret coincidence as cause-and-effect.

d.

ESP researchers have made no attempt to be objective or scientific.

e.

researchers have been unwilling to investigate psychic phenomena in laboratory settings.

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