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Question number: 188

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

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A brooding herring gull is presented with various eggs of differing size and coloration. She can only incubate one. The egg that she chooses will most likely be

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

not colored

b.

a supernormal sign stimulus

c.

an exact replica of herring gull egg

d.

closets to her nest

e.

extremely small in size

Question number: 189

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following is an example of secondary reinforcement?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Answering the telephone

b.

Drinking water when thirsty

c.

Coming in second-place in a race

d.

Smelling freshly baked bread

e.

Removing a painful sliver

Question number: 190

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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As opposed to longitudinal design, a cross-sectional study is able to control for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

demand characteristics

b.

the Hawthorn effect

c.

experimenter bias

d.

cohort effects

e.

reactance

Question number: 191

» Thinking » Problem Solving

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According to Collins and Quillian, to which of the following statements would subjects take the longer amount of time to answer “true”?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A boot a shoe.

b.

A ballet slipper is a shoe.

c.

A shoe is a piece of clothing.

d.

A sandal is a piece of clothing.

e.

A sandal is a shoe.

Question number: 192

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Stress, Conflict, Coping

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Catherine has wanted to lose weight for several years, and a magazine article on the dangers of obesity made her decide to finally take action. Today she went to the market and bought healthy foods, then made herself her favorite high-fat dinner and dessert, knowing she would need to eat these kinds of foods in moderation in the future. According to the transtheoretical model of change, Catherine is in the ________ stage.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

termination

b.

precontemplation

c.

preparation/determination

d.

contemplation

e.

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