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Question number: 137

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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Which is TRUE regarding choosing a mate?

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a.

The highest correlation between people who marry involves their temperaments.

b.

People who marry are highly dissimilar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

c.

People who marry are highly similar in age, education, race, religion, and ethnic background.

d.

Men rate physical attractiveness as a less important quality in a mate than women do.

e.

In the United States kindness and understanding are ranked as being the least important qualities in a mate.

Question number: 138

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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Statistical approaches to abnormality define as “abnormal” those who

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deviate from typical or average patterns of behavior.

b.

show evidence of loss of contact with reality.

c.

are disabled by anxiety.

d.

are happy and engaged.

e.

are unhappy, withdrawn, and depressed.

Question number: 139

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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What is the fundamental difference between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems?

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a.

The sympathetic nervous system increases physiological arousal, while the parasympathetic nervous system returns the body to a calmer and relaxed state.

b.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in traumatic events, while the parasympathetic nervous system only plays a role in digestion.

c.

The sympathetic nervous system plays a role in sexual behavior, while the parasympathetic nervous system does not.

d.

The sympathetic nervous system is a subdivision of the somatic nervous system, while the parasympathetic nervous system is a subdivision of the autonomic nervous system.

e.

The parasympathetic nervous system is used more often than the sympathetic nervous system.

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