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Question number: 165

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

MCQ▾

Question

When examining the nature-nurture issue, scientist have concluded that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

behavior is the product of the interaction of nature and nurture

b.

behavior is half nature and half nurture

c.

behavior is determined by the mind, which is not a physical entity

d.

behavior is the product of nurture

e.

behavior is the product of nature

Question number: 166

» General Psychology » History

Matching-Pair▾

Question

Find the pair which does not match:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Dewey

Functionalism

b.

Frankl

Cognitive Psychology

c.

Adler

individual Psychology

d.

Titchener

Structuralism

e.

James

Stream of Consciousness

Question number: 167

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Question

The area of the brain that regulates bodily functions is the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

parietal lobes.

b.

limbic system.

c.

spinal column.

d.

thalamus

e.

hypothalamus.

Question number: 168

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

MCQ▾

Question

An individual with Korsakoff’s syndrome might engage in

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

neologisms

b.

echopraxia

c.

folie a deux

d.

echolalia

e.

confabulation

Question number: 169

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

MCQ▾

Question

Michelle has a double stroller for her 1 year old fraternal twins. She has noticed that when someone stops to admire the children, Jonah smiles and laughs if the stranger talks to him, while Micky is more likely to look up at her mother with an uncertain expression. If the stranger talks to Micky, she ducks her head and sometimes even covers her eyes with her hands. Since Michelle has treated both of her children the same way, she knows that Jonah and Micky have different

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

temperaments.

b.

information processing speeds.

c.

information-diagnosis stage

d.

habituation criteria.

e.

information-search strategies.

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