AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1152 - 1156 of 1651

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Question number: 1152

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The approach to psychology that employs Darwinian concepts in research and testing is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

humanistic psychology

b.

evolutionary psychology

c.

psychoanalytic psychology

d.

clinical psychology

e.

cognitive psychology

Question number: 1153

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Experiments involving infants’ perception of 3-D figures, when combined with visual cliff data, suggest that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

depth perception is heavily dependent on skillful motor coordination.

b.

depth perception is almost entirely learned.

c.

neither innate mechanisms nor learning have much effect on depth perception.

d.

at least some level of depth perception is innate.

e.

depth perception is learnt through age.

Question number: 1154

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which brain section controls bodily sensations such as touch, pressure, and temperature?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Parietal lobe

b.

Occipital lobe

c.

Motor lobe

d.

Frontal lobe

e.

Temporal lobe

Question number: 1155

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The most obvious difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

hypothalamus.

b.

thalamus.

c.

cerebral cortex.

d.

cerebrum.

e.

cerebellum.

Question number: 1156

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Which of the following is a myth about aging?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Most of the elderly do not show signs of senility and mental decay.

b.

The elderly who live alone are typically “social butterflies. ”

c.

Most of the elderly show signs of senility and mental decay.

d.

Older individuals are just as sexually active as when they were 30.

e.

Most older individuals are the best drivers on the road.

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