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Question number: 13

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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Question

You call the Psychic Hotline and talk with a real, live psychic. He tells you about future events in your life that he claims to “see. ” The psychic would possess which psi ability?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

precognition

b.

psychokinesis

c.

clairvoyance

d.

telepathy

e.

cognition

Question number: 14

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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An extraneous factor that inhibits the researcher’s ability to infer cause and effect relationships is known as the ________ variable.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

interdependent

b.

independent

c.

dependent

d.

correlational

e.

confounding

Question number: 15

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The effect of mind-altering drugs may be a result of their

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ability to lower neural thresholds in brain tissue.

b.

ability to imitate or block neurotransmitters.

c.

stimulation of endorphin production in regulator.

d.

toxic effects on sensitive neural tissues.

e.

stimulation of encephalin production in regulator.

Question number: 16

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

MCQ▾

Question

During research in a simulated prison situation

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

guards did not take their roles seriously.

b.

the prisoners and the guards quickly became friendly towards one another.

c.

prisoners quickly became active and humanized.

d.

prisoners quickly became passive and dehumanized.

e.

three prisoners were so severely beaten they had to be hospitalized.

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