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Question number: 102

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Abnormal Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Dements studies of dream deprivation found that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

alcohol produced deeper sleep, but did not influence REM sleep

b.

dreaming is not a necessary part of sleep; dream deprivation has a minimal effect

c.

after sleep deprivation, dreams migrated from their usual REM periods to emergent stage I periods

d.

prolonged (over three days) dream deprivation produced a marked, severe level of anxiety

e.

dream deprivation elevated anxiety, but not to a debilitating extent

Question number: 103

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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When a sperm and egg unite at conception, the fertilized egg, and all the body cells that eventually develop from it (except for sperm cells and ova) contain

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Choice (5) Response

a.

46 chromosomes in 23 pairs

b.

23 pairs of genes

c.

23 chromosomes

d.

22 pairs of genes

e.

46 pairs of chromosomes

Question number: 104

» Langauge » Speech Perception and Processing

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According to Roger Brown and other psycholinguistic researchers, children refine the way they apply grammatical rules through

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a.

positive reinforcement from caregivers

b.

memorization of what others say

c.

positive conditioning from caregivers

d.

structured learning

e.

experience and self-correction

Question number: 105

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Scott’s father has blue eyes, but Scott & his mother has brown eyes. As an adult, Scott marries a woman with blue eyes, and now they are expecting their first baby. Is it possible for the child to be born with blue eyes?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

No. As long as one parent has brown eyes the child will always have brown eyes.

b.

No. Since Scott has brown eyes, he only carries genes for brown eyes.

c.

Yes. Scott may carry the recessive gene for blue eyes.

d.

Yes. When one parent has blue eyes and the other has brown, the child always has a 50 % chance of getting the blue eyes.

e.

cannot be determined. The color of the eye does not depend on parents eye color.

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