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Question number: 1278

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Chemicals secreted by neurons that provide the means of synaptic transmission are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

neurotransmitters

b.

action potentials

c.

axons

d.

hormones

e.

neurons

Question number: 1279

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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When is the process of encoding information from short-term memory to long- term memory most efficient?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Involves some kind of association

b.

Has a procedural manner

c.

Uses repetition

d.

Uses semantic memory

e.

Does not use repetition

Question number: 1280

» Abnormal Psychology » Mood Disorders

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Dysthymic disorder and cyclothymic disorder are two varieties of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

somatoform disorder.

b.

mood disorder.

c.

conversion disorder.

d.

schizophrenia.

e.

depressive disorders.

Question number: 1281

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Various Theories of Color Vision

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What is meant by an afterimage?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Increased sensitivity of rods and cones in darkness

b.

Decreased sensitivity of rods and cones in bright light

c.

Non-distinguishable details of a stimulation

d.

Distinguishable fine details of a stimulation

e.

Sense experience that occurs after a visual stimulus has been removed

Question number: 1282

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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The experience that has the clearest, most profound effect on intellectual development:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Being raised in a very neglected home

b.

Being exposed to very stimulating toys and lessons in infancy

c.

Never being exposed to stimulating toys and lessons in infancy

d.

Being enrolled in Head Start Program

e.

Growing up in an economically disadvantaged home or neighborhood

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