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Question number: 477

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The two parts of autonomic nervous system are:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Thalamus and Cortex

b.

Thalamus and hypothalamus

c.

Sympathetic and parasympathetic

d.

Cerebrospinal and cortical

e.

Voluntary and involuntary

Question number: 478

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Biomedical Therapies » Psychosurgery

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________ is any technique involving surgical alteration of the brain.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Deep ECT

b.

Ablation lesioning

c.

MRI

d.

Psychosurgery

e.

Psychic surgery

Question number: 479

» Sensation & Perception » Sensory Mechanics

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As compared with adult’s perception, the child’s perception tends to be:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

More fully characterized as separate entities

b.

Longer in time-perspective

c.

More fully affected by physiognomic properties

d.

Less susceptible to illusion

e.

All of the above

Question number: 480

» Abnormal Psychology » Diagnosis of Psychopathology

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Which criterion for psychological disorders suggests one would have a psychological disorder if one’s behavior seriously disrupted one’s life?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

criterion of maladaptiveness

b.

criterion of abnormality

c.

criterion of adaptiveness

d.

criterion of psychopathology

e.

criterion of personal distress

Question number: 481

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Which of the following would a sociocultural psychologist be likely to study?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the impact of thinking patterns on weight management

b.

the benefits of exercise in preventing obesity.

c.

the way in which neurotransmitters are implicated in the development of eating disorders

d.

the benefits of vocational guidance

e.

the impact of media messages on women’s body image

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