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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 (5) Response

a.

Knowing that Christopher Columbus sailed in 1492

b.

Understanding a conversation someone is having in a foreign language

c.

Reciting the alphabet

d.

Remembering that you got a bicycle for your 12th birthday

e.

Teaching someone how to play tennis

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 (5) Response

a.

the independent variable.

b.

the dependent variable.

c.

a control variable.

d.

an extraneous variable.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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 (5) Response

a.

Medulla

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Wernicke’s area

e.

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 (5) Response

a.

neurosis.

b.

psychosis.

c.

personality disorder.

d.

anxiety disorder.

e.

psychosomatic illness.

Question number: 380

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Problem Solving & Creativity

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A tendency to select wrong answers because they seem to match pre-existing mental categories is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

representativeness heuristic.

b.

intuition.

c.

framing.

d.

base rate.

e.

interest.

Question number: 381

» States of Consciousness » Sleep & Dreaming » Biological Rhythms

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The psychological state in which the mind is split into two or more independent streams of consciousness is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

posthypnotic suggestions

b.

pseudomemories

c.

day dreaming

d.

dissociation

e.

hypermnesia

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