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Question number: 158

» Abnormal Psychology » Schizophrenic Disorders

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Which of the following is related to recent attempts to find biochemical explanations for schizophrenia?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

dopamine

b.

valium

c.

diazepam

d.

psychotropin

Question number: 159

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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You are playing with a neighbor’s son, Sam. He is taking a stick and waving it through the air, making airplane noises. You then take the stick and push it along the ground, making car noises. Sam angrily takes back the stick and says, “No, it’s a plane! ” Sam appears to be in Piaget’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

period of formal operations.

b.

preoperational stage.

c.

concrete operational stage.

d.

sensorimotor stage.

Question number: 160

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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Illusions are

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

distortions of existing stimuli.

b.

not based on external reality.

c.

the result of innate mechanisms.

d.

the same as hallucinations.

Question number: 161

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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Experts generally agree that the primary emotions include:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fear, anger and hatred

b.

Fear, Anger and Joy

c.

Love, joy and sadness

d.

Hate, disgust and joy

Question number: 162

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Trait Perspective

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A person who is socially outgoing and prefers to pay attention to the external environment is an:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

extrovert type

b.

archetype type

c.

superiority type

d.

introvert type

Question number: 163

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The lobe of the cerebral cortex responsible for motor control and higher mental processes is known as the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

frontal lobe

b.

parietal lobe

c.

temporal lobe

d.

occipital lobe

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