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Question number: 308

» Memory » Types of Memory

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Tactile nonsense figures may be used to evaluate

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Choice (5) Response

a.

functional damage

b.

nerve damage.

c.

perceptual-motor functioning.

d.

haptic memory.

e.

multitasking ability.

Question number: 309

» Memory » Working Memory

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Bartlett found that memory is largely

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a.

episodic

b.

reconstructive

c.

sensory

d.

declarative

e.

procedural

Question number: 310

» 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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a.

Inferior colliculus

b.

Basilar membrane

c.

Ovel window

d.

Olivary nucleus

e.

Tympanic membrane

Question number: 311

» 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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a.

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

b.

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

c.

It has been proven to be entirely biological.

d.

It is more common in the upper class.

e.

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

Question number: 312

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motor Structures and Functions

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The limbic system is crucial in the regulation of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

heart and lungs

b.

somatic nervous system

c.

hormone activity

d.

emotion

e.

autonomic nervous system

Question number: 313

» 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?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Why would this woman agree to be in this advertisement?

b.

Is this woman a professional model?

c.

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

d.

is the woman first time model?

e.

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

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