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Question number: 330

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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Because Shay is a good student, her teacher assumes she is also artistic, well behaved, and from a good family. The teacher’s assumptions are explained by

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

oversimplification

b.

self-serving bias

c.

good continuation

d.

the halo effect

e.

self-fulfilling prophecy

Question number: 331

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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Which of the following is referred to as white matter in the brain and spine?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Gyri

b.

Bone matter

c.

Nerve fibers made of axons

d.

Sulci

e.

Nerve fibers made of cell bodies

Question number: 332

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Which of the following brain areas would most likely be used for complex problem-solving?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Hypothalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Occipital lobe

d.

Cerebellum

e.

Frontal lobe

Question number: 333

» Personality » Personality and Behavior

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Ben has read all the books on mythology in his school’s library, and he is intrigued by how the stories all seem to have similar elements and themes. In each story there is a hero and a villain, a damsel in distress, a wise old man or woman to guide the hero, and a funny sidekick. Jung would tell Ben that the hero, the villain, the wise mentor, the love interest, and the sidekick are all patterns of interpreting experience called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychodynamics.

b.

mandalas.

c.

archetypes.

d.

psychoanalytic analysis

e.

object relations.

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