Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 13 - 17 of 41

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Question number: 13

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The area of the brain that regulates bodily functions is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

parietal lobes.

b.

limbic system.

c.

spinal column.

d.

thalamus

e.

hypothalamus.

Question number: 14

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The right occipital lobe receives visual information from the

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a.

entire retina of the right eye

b.

entire retina of both eyes

c.

left half of both retinas

d.

entire retina of the left eye

e.

right half of both retinas

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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a.

not colored

b.

a supernormal sign stimulus

c.

an exact replica of herring gull egg

d.

closets to her nest

e.

extremely small in size

Question number: 16

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motivation, Arousal, Emotion

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Edward Tolman’s theory of motivation postulated that

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Performance = Drive x Habit

b.

Performance = Expectancy x Value

c.

Performance = Ability x Practice

d.

Success = Practice x Drive

e.

Motivation = Need – Fear

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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a.

primary process and secondary process

b.

REM and NREM

c.

verbal and pictorial

d.

left brain and right brain

e.

spatial and pictorial

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