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Question number: 1104

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The “all-or-nothing event” refers to the fact that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

action potentials occur completely or not at all.

b.

an electrical current crosses the synapse completely or not at all.

c.

action potential seldom occurs.

d.

all the neurons in a particular ‘lobe’ of the brain fire or none of them fire.

e.

nerve cells are continuously active.

Question number: 1105

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Compliance, Obedience

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Groups reward members with ________ and ________ for comformity.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

power; authority

b.

legitimacy; power

c.

approval; acceptance

d.

unanimity; power

e.

acceptance; power

Question number: 1106

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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When subjects in an experiment are chosen so that each has an equal chance of being in either the experimental group or the control group, we say that the subjects have been assigned

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Choice (5) Response

a.

consecutively

b.

hypothetically

c.

alternately

d.

stratified

e.

randomly

Question number: 1107

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Behavior

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Each of the following is a component of behavioral oriented therapy except for:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

aversion therapy

b.

classical conditioning

c.

counterconditioning

d.

systematic desensitization

e.

unconditional positive regard

Question number: 1108

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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The theory that humor is amusing when it brings together incompatible ideas in a surprising outcome that violates one’s expectations is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

adaptation-level theory

b.

disparagement theory

c.

release theory

d.

congruity theory

e.

incongruity theory

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