AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 238 - 242 of 1651

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Question number: 238

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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Convergence of the eyes in controlled primarily by:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Muscles of iris

b.

Curvature of lens

c.

Ciliary muscle of eye

d.

Fixature of lens

e.

Extrinsic muscle of the eye

Question number: 239

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Other Important Senses

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Question

The ________ sense provides information about the head’s position in space and helps in the maintenance of balance.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Vision

b.

transcutaneous

c.

somatosensory

d.

kinesthetic

e.

vestibular

Question number: 240

» Abnormal Psychology » Somatoform Disorders

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Question

Overeating in children

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

may be discouraged because the parent considers a fat baby unhealthy or undesirable.

b.

sometimes is encouraged by a parent who is anorexic.

c.

promotes the development of a healthy diet.

d.

leads to the development of good food habits and provides life-long consequences.

e.

leads to the development of eating habits and conflicts that have life-long consequences.

Question number: 241

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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Erikson’s psychosocial developmental stage in which success is achieved by having a secure social attachment with a caregiver is known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

integrity versus despair

b.

generativity versus stagnation

c.

trust versus mistrust

d.

autonomy versus shame and doubt

e.

industry versus inferiority

Question number: 242

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Question

The “emergency” part of the nervous system that prepares the body for “fight or flight” is the ________ branch.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

central

b.

autonomous

c.

parasympathetic

d.

peripheral

e.

sympathetic

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