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Question number: 1549

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The insanity defense dates back to the English courts, where it was originally held that to be responsible for an act, the defendant must

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

be able to recall the criminal act.

b.

understand the wrongfulness of the act.

c.

have acted on an irresistible impulse.

d.

understand reality of the act.

Question number: 1550

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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The area of the brain where all the fibers from the skin senses get connected before entering cerebral cortex is the:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Hypothalamus

b.

Reticular formation

c.

Cerebellum

d.

Spinal Cord

Question number: 1551

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Humanistic

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In client-centered therapy, the troubled individual is

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Choice (4) Response
a.

engaged in awareness training through use of the “hot seat, ” “empty chair, ” and related techniques.

b.

stripped of ego-defenses and unrealistic beliefs.

c.

encouraged to explore conscious thoughts and feelings.

d.

encouraged to explore unconscious thoughts and feelings.

Question number: 1552

» Motivation & Emotion » Motivational Concepts » Optimum Arousal

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The ________ describes the relationship between arousal level, task difficulty, and efficiency of performance.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Yerkes-Dodson Law

b.

inverted-U function

c.

drive reduction theory

d.

U-shaped function

Question number: 1553

» Learning » Cognitive Processes in Learning

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Edward Tolman’s experiments with rats showed that:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Learning could be achieved without reinforcement

b.

All rats’ behaviour could be analyzed by stimulus - response contingencies

c.

Rats could learn second order conditioning in the absence of food

d.

Only reinforcement can promote learning in rats

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