AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 1288 - 1292 of 1650

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Question number: 1288

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The chemicals released at an axon terminal are called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

axonic ions.

b.

synaptic facilitators.

c.

neurotransmitters.

d.

nerve impulse.

e.

neural facilitators.

Question number: 1289

» Abnormal Psychology » Anxiety Disorders

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If a person washes his hands 100 times a day, the behavior will be labeled disordered because it is:

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a.

Unjustified and maladaptive

b.

Highly adjusted individual

c.

An atypical behavior

d.

Not explained by the medical model

e.

Harmful and disturbing to others

Question number: 1290

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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The stated purpose of cryonic suspension is to

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a.

allow death to occur with a minimum of suffering.

b.

speed death for the terminally and irreversibly ill.

c.

preserve the body after death in hopes that future revival will become possible.

d.

place the terminally ill in suspended animation until a cure can be found.

e.

not to preserve the body after death.

Question number: 1291

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The term phenomenology refers to:

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a.

A science of perception

b.

“Native” description of our immediate experience

c.

Detailed analysis of our sensations

d.

Scientific study of “queer” occurrences

e.

A science of understanding

Question number: 1292

» States of Consciousness » Psychoactive Drug Effect » Effects, Dependence, & Addiction

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The abrupt cessation of ingestion of a psychoactive drug may result in ________ after chronic, long-term use.

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a.

hypnosis

b.

withdrawal symptoms

c.

dependency symptoms

d.

normal consciousness

e.

hallucination

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