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Question number: 326

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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In movies that focus on war (e. g. , “Born on the Fourth of July, ” “Apocalypse Now, ” “First Blood”), soldiers who have returned from the frontlines often struggle with overwhelming anxiety, hyper vigilance, depression, and flashbacks. In many cases, these characters abuse alcohol, are suicidal, and have a strained or angry relationship with spouses. These characters have

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Choice (5) Response

a.

posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

b.

dissociative identity disorder (DID).

c.

dementia.

d.

symptomatic disorder

e.

dysthymia.

Question number: 327

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which classic experiment indicated that behavioral traits could be at least partly determined by heredity?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Tinbergen’s experiment with stickleback fish

b.

Von Frisch’s experiment with honeybees

c.

Thorndike’s experiment with cats in puzzle boxes

d.

Tyron’s experiment with maze-bright and maze-dull rats

e.

Garcia’s experiment with food aversion

Question number: 328

» Measurement and Methodology » Research Designs

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Post hoc tests are used to ________.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Tell whether an analysis of variance is required.

b.

Compare differences between pairs of means.

c.

Prove the null hypothesis.

d.

Evaluate mean differences when an F ratio is not significant.

e.

Check the accuracy of analysis of variance computations.

Question number: 329

» Sensation and Perception » Perceptual Organization

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Perception differs from sensation in that

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a.

perception allows us to organize and interpret sensations

b.

perception is the raw data coming in from the senses

c.

neither perception or sensation can be measured

d.

sensation is an organizing and interpretive process; perception is not

e.

perception can be measured; sensations cannot

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