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Question number: 374

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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An infant born between 38 and 42 weeks after conception is considered

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

an embryo.

b.

a fetus

c.

a teratogen.

d.

a full-term infant.

Question number: 375

» Motivation & Emotion » Stress & Health » Coping With Stress

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The type of physiological activity in response to stressors, known as ________, is the extent to which a persons’ heart rate, blood pressure, and stress hormone secretion increases.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

physiological reactivity

b.

learned helplessness

c.

psychological hardiness

d.

type A behavior pattern

Question number: 376

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Memory Construction

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How can we explain episodic memory?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Understanding a conversation someone is having in a foreign language

b.

Teaching someone how to play tennis

c.

Remembering that you got a bicycle for your 12th birthday

d.

Knowing that Christopher Columbus sailed in 1492

Question number: 377

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Experimental, Correlation, & Clinical Research

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In an experiment to find out if taking ginseng increases IQ scores, the IQ scores would be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

the independent variable.

b.

the dependent variable.

c.

a control variable.

d.

an extraneous variable.

Question number: 378

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which part of the brain is accountable for combining sounds into words and arranging words into meaningful sentences?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Wernicke’s area

b.

Medulla

c.

Hippocampus

d.

Broca’s area

Question number: 379

» Abnormal Psychology » Definitions of Abnormality

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The most severe psychological disorder is a (n)

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Choice (4) Response
a.

psychosomatic illness.

b.

anxiety disorder.

c.

psychosis.

d.

personality disorder.

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