Behavioral Neuroscience-Cognitive Neuroscience [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question 1

Cognitive Neuroscience

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In a territory that is inhabited by many similar looking and closely related bird species, a male bird performs an elaborate display prior to mating. The display ensures that the female partner will be of the same species as the male. This is an example of

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

habituation

b.

paternal behavior

c.

exploratory behavior

d.

a behavioral isolating mechanism

e.

a fixed action pattern

Question 2

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

a supernormal sign stimulus

b.

an exact replica of herring gull egg

c.

extremely small in size

d.

closets to her nest

e.

not colored

Question 3

Cognitive Neuroscience

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Reflexes

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Choice (5)Response

a.

are tested to evaluate deficits.

b.

have survival value.

c.

Instantaneous movement

d.

are involuntary motor responses.

e.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question 4

Cognitive Neuroscience

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What is the cognitive behaviorist՚s view of stress and many mental disorders?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Unconscious conflict is the root of mental illness.

b.

Bad habits and other learned maladaptive behaviors cause all human suffering.

c.

Chemical imbalances cause physical and mental illness in people.

d.

Low self-esteem produces mental disorder.

e.

Distorted thinking causes people to magnify ordinary adversity leading to emotional distress.