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Question number: 303

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

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Which is a source of error variance?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Test scoring.

b.

Test administration.

c.

Test construction.

d.

All of the above.

e.

None of the above

Question number: 304

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Oxytocin has which of the following actions?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

increases blood pressure

b.

decreases libido

c.

initiates puberty

d.

increases pair bonding

e.

decreases appetite

Question number: 305

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

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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 (5) Response

a.

achievement

b.

personality

c.

neuropsychological

d.

intelligence

e.

attitude

Question number: 306

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Dendrites, axon, cell body, terminal buttons

b.

Dendrites, axon, axon hillock, terminal buttons

c.

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

d.

Postsynaptic cell, cell body, axon, terminal buttons

e.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, dendrites

Question number: 307

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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Drugs that attempt to impact behavior generally try to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

speed up the action potential

b.

stimulate the nodes of Ranvier

c.

stimulate the axon hillock

d.

increase the number of neurons present in the brain

e.

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

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