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Question number: 399

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The thalamus can be characterized as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A relay system

b.

Part of spinal cord

c.

A regulatory system

d.

The conscious switch of the brain

Question number: 400

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

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Research on the benefit of aspirin to prevent heart attacks used only male subjects in the sample. Both men and women are given this advice. The problem with this recommendation reflects

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a.

courtesy bias.

b.

cultural bias.

c.

gender bias.

d.

age bias.

Question number: 401

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

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The chief function of the control group in an experiment is that it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

is not really necessary.

b.

provides a point of reference against which the behavior of the experimental group can be compared.

c.

allows mathematical relationships to be established.

d.

provides reference for which behavior of experimental group is compared.

Question number: 402

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The demonstration by Jane Elliot with blue-eyed and brown-eyed children suggests that an effective way to generate conditions of prejudice is to

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Choice (4) Response

a.

produce equalities in power, prestige, or privileges of group members.

b.

produce inequalities in power, prestige, or privileges of group members.

c.

demand that members of two groups cooperate to achieve a common goal.

d.

require persons to compete for scarce resources.

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