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Question number: 1916

» Introduction to Psychology » Concept and Meaning of Psychology

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Psychology is considered a science because it

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Choice (4) Response

a.

accepts what seems plausible and sensible.

b.

gains information through new methods and technology.

c.

relies on direct observation and measurement of behavior.

d.

studies animal as well as human behavior.

Question number: 1917

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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________ is a genetically induced lack of an important enzyme.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Microcephaly

b.

Cretinism

c.

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

d.

Hydrocephaly

Question number: 1918

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Touch

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Which of the following body areas is most sensitive to pain?

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a.

behind the knee

b.

the thumb pad

c.

the buttocks

d.

the cheek

Question number: 1919

» Sensation, Attention & Perception » Sensation

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The sensation you experience ultimately depends on which of the following?

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a.

the particular area of the brain that is activated

b.

the nature of the sensory receptors activated

c.

the pathways traveled by nerve impulses from sensory receptors

d.

the particular processes involved in transduction

Question number: 1920

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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Read the following statements carefully and give an appropriate response:

(i) Most psychologists believe that intelligence is 90 % hereditary.

(ii) Except for slight variations during testing, IQ cannot be changed.

(iii) Environmental effects are probably more capable of lowering IQ than of raising it.

(iv) According to the research of Robert Zajon, children in large families provide extra stimulation for one another, thereby increasing intelligence.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Statements (iii), (iv) and (i) are false, but (ii) is true

b.

Statements (i), (ii) and (iv) are false, but (iii) is true

c.

Statements (i), (ii) and (iii) are false, but (iv) is true

d.

Statements (ii), (iii) and (iv) are false, but (i) is true

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