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Question number: 255

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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Trepanning, one of the more primitive practices involving boring a hole into the skull, was used to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

release good spirits

b.

shock patients into a remission of symptoms.

c.

release “evil spirits. ”

d.

punish those who had committed crimes.

e.

coerce and control disruptive patients.

Question number: 256

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Research on Animal Thinking & Communication

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Which of the following is TRUE about animal communication?

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a.

While psychologists don’t doubt that animals communicate, there is disagreement as to whether or not animals can actually be taught a language.

b.

Psychologists have a doubt that animals can ever communicate.

c.

Although animal communication is limited, they can learn to use human language with ease and eventually attain the communication skills of the average high school sophomore.

d.

Animal communication can truly be called a language because it consists of symbols, grammar, and, most importantly, it is productive.

e.

Animals exhibit varied cries, gestures, and mating calls, but even these communications are often not understood by other animals of the same species.

Question number: 257

» Personality » Personality Theories & Approaches » Psychoanalytic Perspective

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In the Freudian view of personality, which system is totally unconscious and dominated by biological instincts?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

ego

b.

conscious

c.

id

d.

libido

e.

superego

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