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Question number: 227

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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What causes a fetus to develop into a female?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The presence of estrogen

b.

The presence of H-Y antigen

c.

The absence of H-Y antigen

d.

The absence of estrogen

Question number: 228

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

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Coefficient alpha is conceptually

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Choice (4) Response

a.

estimate of inter-sorer reliability is most flexible

b.

the standard deviation of all possible sources of variation.

c.

the estimate of inter-scorer reliability that is most robust.

d.

the mean of all possible split-half correlations.

Question number: 229

» Sensation and Perception » Attention

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Which of the following methods is most commonly used to study selective attention?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Presentation of subliminal messages on an audiotape

b.

Shadowing in a dichotic listening task

c.

Presentation of two stimuli separated by one just noticeable difference

d.

Questionnaires that test the contents of short-term memory

Question number: 230

» Personality » Structure

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Which of the following personality characteristics has been most closely linked to heart disease?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Internal locus of control

b.

Competitiveness

c.

Neuroticism

d.

Authoritarianism

Question number: 231

» Langauge » Units (Phonemes, Morphemes, Phrases)

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Two bears and a donkey lived happily ever after. According to Chomsky’s work, this sentence has its own, unique

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Choice (4) Response

a.

semantic differential

b.

morphemes

c.

deep structure

d.

surface structure

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