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Question number: 1272

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Describing Data

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The statistical technique that combines results of a large number of studies is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

meta-hypothesis

b.

statistical linear analyst.

c.

hypothetical analysis.

d.

meta-analysis.

e.

experimental correlation.

Question number: 1273

» States of Consciousness » The Brain & Consciousness » Dual Processing

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What is the mental state that encompasses the thoughts, feelings, and perceptions that occur when we are reasonably alert?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Waking consciousness

b.

Subconscious

c.

Preconscious

d.

Alert consciousness

e.

Altered state of consciousness

Question number: 1274

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Specialized cells of nervous system carry:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Genes

b.

Codes

c.

Reflexes

d.

Messages

e.

None of the above

Question number: 1275

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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Frustration probably encourages aggression because it

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

decreases arousal and decreases sensitivity.

b.

relieves tension.

c.

raises arousal levels and sensitivity to cues for aggression.

d.

triggers genetic mechanisms.

e.

triggers biological cues for aggression.

Question number: 1276

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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A person who is preoccupied with fears of having a serious disease suffers from

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

an obsession.

b.

a compulsion.

c.

hypochondriasis.

d.

a conversion reaction.

e.

a traumatic disorder.

Question number: 1277

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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When sadness and despondency are exaggerated or prolonged and an extremely negative self-image prevails, we would suspect a (n)

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

mood disorder.

b.

psychotic disorder.

c.

dissociative reaction.

d.

anxiety disorder.

e.

somatoform disorder.

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