Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE Psychology): Questions 14 - 18 of 41

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Question number: 14

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The right occipital lobe receives visual information from the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

left half of both retinas

b.

right half of both retinas

c.

entire retina of both eyes

d.

entire retina of the right eye

Question number: 15

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

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A brooding herring gull is presented with various eggs of differing size and coloration. She can only incubate one. The egg that she chooses will most likely be

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Choice (4) Response
a.

a supernormal sign stimulus

b.

extremely small in size

c.

closets to her nest

d.

an exact replica of herring gull egg

Question number: 16

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motivation, Arousal, Emotion

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Edward Tolman’s theory of motivation postulated that

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Performance = Ability x Practice

b.

Performance = Expectancy x Value

c.

Motivation = Need – Fear

d.

Success = Practice x Drive

Question number: 17

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Recent studies of brain-injured persons have demonstrated that there are two distinct types of “mental images. ” They are

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Choice (4) Response
a.

left brain and right brain

b.

primary process and secondary process

c.

spatial and pictorial

d.

verbal and pictorial

Question number: 18

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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Though cocaine is a (n) ________, heroin is a (n) ________, and marijuana is a (n) ________, they can all produce euphoria.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

stimulant; opiate; unclear category

b.

psychedelic; stimulant; unclear category

c.

Depressant, stimulant, opiate

d.

stimulant; psychedelic; depressant

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