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Question number: 64
» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues
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Upon spotting a predator, a hidden bird makes a call of alarm. This display of altruism now places the hidden bird at increased risk while placing its nearby siblings at decreased risk. Such an act is best explained by the concept of
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  contact comfort behavior 

b.  inclusive fitness 

c.  natural selection 

d.  operant behavior 

e.  irrelevant behavior 

Question number: 65
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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An IQ of 146 is approximately how many standard deviations from the mean?
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  4 

b.  1 

c.  2 

d.  5 

e.  3 

Question number: 66
» Personality » Applications and Issues
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According to Matina Horner, a woman might choose not to work because of
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  low selfesteem 

b.  fear of failure 

c.  selfhandicapping 

d.  fear of success 

e.  insecurity that success is dependent on luck 

Question number: 67
» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures
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In a normal frequency distribution, 32 % of the cases
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  fall beyond 1 standard deviation above and 1 standard deviation below the mean 

b.  fall beyond 2 standard deviations above and 2 standard deviations below the mean 

c.  fall between the mode and the median 

d.  determine whether the distribution is leptokurtic 

e.  fall between 1 standard deviation above and 1 standard deviation below the mean 

Question number: 68
» Measurement and Methodology » Analysis and Interpretation of Findings
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A random sample of students in a lecture hall could be obtained by selecting
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Choice (5)  Response  

a.  every fifth student seated throughout the room 

b.  every seventh student who volunteers 

c.  the students who raise their hands first 

d.  the students with blonde hair 

e.  the students with credit card numbers ending in 5 
