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Question number: 164

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Organization

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Difference in perception among species depends upon:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Habitat

b.

Complexity of nervous system

c.

Receptor mechanisms

d.

All b. , c. and a. are correct

Question number: 165

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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From where did psychology emerge?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

world’s first psychology laboratory

AND

University of Leipzig

b.

early philosophical thought

c.

the natural sciences

AND

the work of Wilhelm Wundt

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 166

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Evolutionary Psychology

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Babies who don’t hear normal speech during their first year may have impaired language abilities because of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the period of motor primacy.

b.

growth sensitive period.

c.

the language sensitive period.

d.

the human genome sequence.

Question number: 167

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Emergency reactions refer to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Ways that the individual seeks to achieve emotional control

b.

Bodily changes accompanying emotions of anger and fear

c.

Individual’s attempt to cope with an emergency

d.

Feeling of startle when suddenly stimulated

Question number: 168

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Who is considered as the father of psychology?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Wundt

b.

James

c.

Freud

d.

Kohler

Question number: 169

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

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A psychologist watches the rapid eye movements of sleeping subjects and wakes them to find they report that they were dreaming. She concludes that dreams are linked to rapid eye movements. This conclusion is based on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

direct observation.

b.

naturalistic observation.

c.

deduction from direct observation.

d.

prior prediction.

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