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Question number: 307

» Memory » Working Memory

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Bartlett found that memory is largely

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sensory

b.

episodic

c.

procedural

d.

reconstructive

Question number: 308

» Sensation and Perception » Audition

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The receptors for hearing are located on which of the following in humans?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Basilar membrane

b.

Olivary nucleus

c.

Inferior colliculus

d.

Ovel window

Question number: 309

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Which of the following is true of schizophrenia?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It is more common in the upper class.

b.

An individual with a strong social history will likely not recover.

c.

There is a lower recovery rate for process than for reactive schizophrenia.

d.

There is a lower recovery rate for reactive than for process schizophrenia.

Question number: 310

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motor Structures and Functions

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The limbic system is crucial in the regulation of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

heart and lungs

b.

hormone activity

c.

emotion

d.

somatic nervous system

Question number: 311

» General Psychology » History

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While reading a magazine, Dan sees an advertisement that claims that a new weight loss tablet will help anyone lose weight without exercising. The advertisement includes a picture of a woman when she was obese and another picture of her looking thin and fit. Though the pictures are very compelling, Dan knows that she needs to examine advertisements critically. Which of the following questions best represents critical thinking?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Are there other possible explanations for the woman’s weight loss, other than the tablet being advertised?

b.

What would my friends think about my taking a weight-loss tablet?

c.

is the woman first time model?

d.

Is this woman a professional model?

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