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Question number: 303

» Measurement and Methodology » Scientific Method and the Evaluation of Evidence

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Question

Nahele has agreed to participate in a survey so he can receive extra credit in his psychology class. When he arrives, he is given a questionnaire that contains questions like “I enjoy playing team sports, ” “I often worry about getting things done, ” “I prefer to try new ways of doing things, ” and “I sometimes find it hard to trust other people. ” He is most likely taking a/an ________ test.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

neuropsychological

b.

achievement

c.

intelligence

d.

personality

Question number: 304

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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Which of the following is the path of a received “message” through a single neuron?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, dendrites

b.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, post-synaptic cell

c.

Dendrites, axon, cell body, terminal buttons

d.

Postsynaptic cell, cell body, axon, terminal buttons

Question number: 305

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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Drugs that attempt to impact behavior generally try to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

speed up the action potential

b.

hinder or facilitate the transmission of “message” at the synaptic junction

c.

stimulate the axon hillock

d.

increase the number of neurons present in the brain

Question number: 306

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Tactile nonsense figures may be used to evaluate

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

perceptual-motor functioning.

b.

haptic memory.

c.

nerve damage.

d.

multitasking ability.

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