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Question number: 150

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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The hormone involved in circadian rhythms is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

serotonin

b.

melatonin

c.

progesterone

d.

testosterone

Question number: 151

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Which of the following sensory system components is said to “accommodate? ”

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Lens

b.

Basilar membrane

c.

Retina

d.

Tympanic membrane

Question number: 152

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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In research on attachment, Harlow placed infant rhesus monkeys with “surrogate mothers. ” In this famous experiment, a stimulus that induced fear in the infant would cause the infant to run to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the surrogate with the bottle

b.

the adult female who most resembled its biological mother

c.

the surrogate covered with terrycloth

d.

the closets object behind which it could hide

Question number: 153

» Behavioral Neuroscience » States of Consciousness

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Which of the following is NOT characteristic of stage 1 sleep?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Major muscle twitches

b.

Desynchronized EEG patterns

c.

REM

d.

Difficulty being roused

Question number: 154

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Assessment

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Which does NOT belong?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Mini-Mental State Exam.

b.

The 7 Minute Screen.

c.

The Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire.

d.

The Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery.

Question number: 155

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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The theory that a child steals candy because he is a thief is an example of a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

response set

b.

dispositional attribution

c.

cognitive bias

d.

availability heuristic

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