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Question 1583

Humanistic & Behavioristic Perspective

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According to the humanists, ________ occurs when people are free from dependence on external authority or on other people.

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

dependency

b.

spontaneity

c.

autonomy

d.

task centering

e.

peak experience

Question 1584

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MCQ▾

Researchers who study the emotion of happiness also describe this emotion as:

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

endorphins

b.

subjective well-being

c.

the limbic system

d.

Duchenne smile

e.

GABA

Question 1585

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MCQ▾

Harry Harlows՚s aimed to get his monkeys figure out that in any set of six trials, the food was always under the same box. Initially the monkeys chose the boxes randomly, sometimes finding food and sometimes not. But later on their behavior changed. After two constant trials to find the correct box, they continually went back to the same box. Harlow concluded that the monkeys had “learned how to learn.” What was established by monkeys according to Harlow?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Learned maps

b.

Cognitive sets

c.

Reinforcers

d.

Cognitive maps

e.

Learning sets

Question 1586

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MCQ▾

The soma is the part of the nerve cell that

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

serves as a specialized receiving area for information.

b.

collects and combines incoming information.

c.

carries nerve impulses over large distances.

d.

forms branching connections at the end of each axon.

e.

has myelin sheath covering and forms branching connections.

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