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Question number: 1272

» 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?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Waking consciousness

b.

Alert consciousness

c.

Preconscious

d.

Altered state of consciousness

e.

Subconscious

Question number: 1273

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Specialized cells of nervous system carry:

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a.

Genes

b.

Messages

c.

Reflexes

d.

Codes

e.

None of the above

Question number: 1274

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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Frustration probably encourages aggression because it

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Choice (5)Response

a.

decreases arousal and decreases sensitivity.

b.

relieves tension.

c.

triggers biological cues for aggression.

d.

triggers genetic mechanisms.

e.

raises arousal levels and sensitivity to cues for aggression.

Question number: 1275

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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

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a.

a traumatic disorder.

b.

a conversion reaction.

c.

a compulsion.

d.

an obsession.

e.

hypochondriasis.

Question number: 1276

» 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)

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a.

somatoform disorder.

b.

anxiety disorder.

c.

mood disorder.

d.

dissociative reaction.

e.

psychotic disorder.

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