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Question number: 394

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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The hypothalamus has ________ hunger center (s).

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

no control over

b.

total control over

c.

the most direct control over

d.

three

e.

one

Question number: 395

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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The behavioral interpretation of depression relates it to “learned happiness. ” The most obvious symptom of this condition is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

An increase in random maladaptive behavior

b.

Passivity

c.

Active

d.

Excessive-aggressiveness when threatened

e.

Increased appetite

Question number: 396

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Interpretation

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Highway engineers sometimes paint stripes on freeway off-ramps to enhance the perception of depth, using the cue of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

accomodation.

b.

overlap.

c.

parallax.

d.

texture gradients.

e.

aerial perspective.

Question number: 397

» Intelligence » Types of Intelligence

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The roots of current books on “emotional intelligence” can be found most readily in the writings of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Thurstone.

b.

McGrew.

c.

Gardner.

d.

Spearman.

e.

Binet.

Question number: 398

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Adaptations » Vision

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What is the function of the lens?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Focus an image on the retina

b.

Project an image onto the cornea

c.

Locate the blind spot

d.

Contain receptor cells that are sensitive to light

e.

Locate an image

Question number: 399

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The thalamus can be characterized as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A relay system

b.

The conscious switch of the brain

c.

A regulatory system

d.

A bridge between two cerebral hemispheres

e.

Part of spinal cord

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