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Question number: 390

» Sensation and Perception » Vision

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Visual acuity is highest under what circumstances?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

When the rods on the fovea are stimulated

b.

When the rods in the periphery of the retina are stimulated

c.

When the cones on the fovea are stimulated

d.

When the rods and the cones are equally stimulated

e.

When the cones in the periphery of the retina are stimulated

Question number: 391

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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“Walks with only one hand held by 12 months. ” This is an example of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

A proverb interpretation task.

b.

Common saying

c.

A test to assess the second cranial nerve.

d.

A developmental milestone.

e.

A reflex action.

Question number: 392

» Clinical and Abnormal Psychology » Causes and Development of Disorders

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Jack believes that aliens are using electrical fields to steal thoughts from his head. It is most likely that Jack will be diagnosed with which of the following types of disorders?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Somatoform

b.

Dissociative

c.

Anxiety

d.

Sleep

e.

Psychotic

Question number: 393

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Which of the following reflexes might be elicited by stroking the bottom of a baby’s foot?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Palmar reflex

b.

Kleinfetter reflex

c.

Moro reflex

d.

Neo-ped reflex

e.

Babinski reflex

Question number: 394

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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To motivate himself to study, a student decides that after learning a chapter of material he will treat himself to a movie. In this situation, seeing a movie is acting as a reinforcement for studying. This situation demonstrates

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

the Premack principle

b.

the Garcia effect

c.

higher-order conditioning

d.

autoshaping

e.

a fixed-interval ratio schedule

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