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Question number: 136

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Dr. Scott’s class is learning about genes and tells that not all of the information contained in our genes is used, either because the environment doesn’t trigger certain tendencies, or because another genetic tendency took precedence. The genetic information that IS active in a particular person is expressed through observable characteristics. We call these characteristics

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

genotype.

b.

chromosomes.

c.

alleles.

d.

eugenics

e.

phenotype.

Question number: 137

» Personality » Theories

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Two major dimensions of personality hypothesized by Hans Eysenck are

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

masculinity and femininity

b.

stability and masculinity

c.

extraversion and repression

d.

internal control and external control

e.

stability and introversion

Question number: 138

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Treatment of Disorders

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Tin’s sister has just been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The sister is being hospitalized while a medication regimen is established to stabilize her moods. Of the following, which medication are doctors MOST likely to use?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Lithium

b.

All of the above

c.

Parnate

d.

Tofranil

e.

All of the above

Question number: 139

» Measurement and Methodology » Statistical Procedures

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Which of the following is NOT true of parametric statistical tests?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

They are more powerful than non-parametric statistical tests.

b.

They assume comparable variability across treatment groups.

c.

They assume that data are normally distributed.

d.

They are used with interval or ratio data.

e.

None of the above

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