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Question number: 1137

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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A nerve cell carrying information from your eyes, ears, fingers, etc. toward the CNS is called a (n)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

connector neuron.

b.

effector cell.

c.

sensory neuron.

d.

motor neuron.

e.

somatic neuron.

Question number: 1138

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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The ________ believe that depth perception is inborn.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

empiricists

b.

structuralists

c.

humanists

d.

nativists

e.

behaviorists

Question number: 1139

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Development of any skill depends intimately on:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Abstractions

b.

Muscle facility

c.

Feedback

d.

Visual movements

e.

Kinesthetic stimulation

Question number: 1140

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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Freud believed that at each psychosexual stage a different part of the body becomes

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

trait governed

b.

archetypical.

c.

an erogenous zone.

d.

a source for modeling.

e.

id-fixated.

Question number: 1141

» Abnormal Psychology » Dissociative Disorders

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The ________ viewpoint of depression suggests that depressed people hold negative views of themselves, of their current circumstances, and of their future possibilities.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

biopsychological

b.

cognitive

c.

behavioral

d.

humanistic

e.

psychoanalytic

Question number: 1142

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Sleep Disorders

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Why is REM sleep is also known as paradoxical sleep?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The person’s heart rate is slower than when awake, but the person can sleepwalk or sleep talk.

b.

The person’s vital signs are very slow, but the person can get up and walk around.

c.

Measures of the brain activity closely resemble waking consciousness, but the person is in the deepest stage of sleep.

d.

The person can have night terrors during this stage but will not remember them in the morning.

e.

Measures of the brain activity closely resemble waking consciousness, but the person is incapable of moving.

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