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Question number: 203

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motivation, Arousal, Emotion

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Edward Tolman’s theory of motivation postulated that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Performance = Ability x Practice

b.

Performance = Expectancy x Value

c.

Motivation = Need – Fear

d.

Success = Practice x Drive

Question number: 204

» Memory » Working Memory

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Which of the following statement is true of maintenance rehearsal?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in short-term memory.

b.

Maintenance rehearsal transfer material to long-term memory.

c.

Maintenance rehearsal uses elaboration.

d.

Maintenance rehearsal keeps material in long-term memory.

Question number: 205

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Which of the following pairs of items is incorrectly associated?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

physical development

AND

intellectual development

b.

motor development

c.

emotional development

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 206

» Sensation and Perception » Psychophysics, Signal Detection

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Weber’s law applies to a specific range of intensities in

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Choice (4) Response

a.

  1. hearing only

b.

  1. all of the sense organs

c.

  1. vision only

d.

  1. hearing and vision only

Question number: 207

» Thinking » Representation (Categorization, Imagery, Schemas, Scripts)

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The most common way of studying human cognitive processing is to evaluate

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Creativity

b.

semantic shifts

c.

Reaction time

d.

EEG readings

Question number: 208

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Recent studies of brain-injured persons have demonstrated that there are two distinct types of “mental images. ” They are

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

left brain and right brain

b.

primary process and secondary process

c.

spatial and pictorial

d.

verbal and pictorial

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