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Question number: 218

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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Neurons are like catchers and batters. The ________ are like catchers because they receive information; the ________ are like batters because they send on the message.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

axons; dendrites

b.

dendrites; glials

c.

dendrites; axons

d.

cell bodies; axons

Question number: 219

» Social Psychology » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following figures is known for developing field theory?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Heider

b.

Triplett

c.

Lewin

d.

Festinger

Question number: 220

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Jillian can’t bear to leave her home without washing all the linens and floors, vacuuming the carpets, and organizing everything in her cupboards. Because she knows that her behavior is extreme, she has tried to go to work without doing all these things, but she is overcome with such overwhelming dread that she never makes it all the way to the office. Jillian probably has

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

b.

a phobia.

c.

panic disorder.

d.

manic depressive disorder

Question number: 221

» Measurement and Methodology » Psychometrics, Test Construction, Reliability, Validity

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Which is NOT a traditional component of the so-called Trinitarian view of validity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

face validity

b.

Construct validity.

c.

Validity.

d.

Content validity.

Question number: 222

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

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Reflexes

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

have survival value.

b.

are tested to evaluate deficits.

c.

Instantaneous movement

d.

are involuntary motor responses.

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