Behavioral Neuroscience-Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 4 - 6 of 6

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Question 4

Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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Prozac, which is frequently used to treat depression, works because it is a

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

serotonin antagonist

b.

norepinephrine antagonist

c.

dopamine agonist

d.

norepinephrine agonist

e.

serotonin agonist

Question 5

Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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MCQ▾

In a series of learning experiments with monkeys, Harlow asserted that monkeys gained a sort of cumulative knowledge about solving problems. He came to this conclusion because with every novel problem it took the monkeys less time to learn how to solve it. Harlow called this

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Choice (5)Response

a.

trained anticipation

b.

learning to learn

c.

instinct-learning interaction

d.

higher-order conditioning

e.

simultaneous conditioning

Question 6

Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which classic experiment indicated that behavioral traits could be at least partly determined by heredity?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Tinbergen՚s experiment with stickleback fish

b.

Von Frisch՚s experiment with honeybees

c.

Tyron՚s experiment with maze-bright and maze-dull rats

d.

Garcia՚s experiment with food aversion

e.

Thorndike՚s experiment with cats in puzzle boxes