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Question number: 265

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The proportion of variability in a trait across a population attributable to genetic differences among members of the population is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

heritability

b.

genotype

c.

natural selection

d.

phenotype

Question number: 266

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Recent experiments on eyewitness testimony have shown that the relationship between a person’s confidence in his or her testimony and its accuracy

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

depends upon whether the witness has at least a high school education.

b.

has almost no relationship.

c.

has good relationship.

d.

depends upon whether the witness is male or female.

Question number: 267

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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When a gene is ________, it must be paired with a second gene of the same type before its effect will be expressed.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

polygenic

b.

sex-linked

c.

dominant

d.

recessive

Question number: 268

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Storing & Retaining

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What type of memories are formed by amygdala?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Visual

b.

Emotional

c.

Iconic

d.

Factual

Question number: 269

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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The what pathway is located in the ________ lobe, whereas the where pathway is located in the ________ lobe.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

temporal, parietal

b.

occipital, parietal

c.

occipital, temporal

d.

temporal, frontal

Question number: 270

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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In the nervous system, electrical charges are set up because of unequal concentrations of ions inside and outside the cell. This state is known as a (n)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

resting potential.

b.

hyperpolarization.

c.

action potential.

d.

equilibrium potential.

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