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Question number: 1586

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The soma is the part of the nerve cell that

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

serves as a specialized receiving area for information.

b.

forms branching connections at the end of each axon.

c.

carries nerve impulses over large distances.

d.

collects and combines incoming information.

Question number: 1587

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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________ traits are personality traits that comprise a person’s unique individual qualities.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Central

b.

Individual

c.

Secondary

d.

Cardinal

Question number: 1588

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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With regard to the effects of TV on children, we can conclude that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

TV has little effect on the behavior of children.

b.

the amount of TV viewing may be related to aggressive behavior later in life.

c.

TV only increases aggressive behavior in children.

d.

the amount of TV viewing is related to politeness in behavior.

Question number: 1589

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Forming Judgments

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________ thinking goes from specific facts to general principles.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Inductive

b.

Divergent

c.

Convergent

d.

Abstract

Question number: 1590

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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The tendency to complete a figure is called

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Choice (4) Response
a.

similarity.

b.

proximity

c.

continuation.

d.

closure.

Question number: 1591

» Motivation & Emotion » Hunger, Thirst, Sex, & Pain

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The definition of ________ is a body weight of more than 20 percent above the norm for one’s height and build.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

amnesia

b.

obesity

c.

anorexia

d.

bulimia

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