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Question number: 37

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The cerebrum is located in:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Hindbrain

b.

Forebrain

c.

Found in frontal lobe

d.

Found in the mid-brain

e.

In front of the central fissure

Question number: 38

» Statistics & Research Methods » Inferential Statistics

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A random sample can best be explained as:

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a.

A selection of cases from a larger population

b.

A sample that is carefully chosen so the characteristics of participants correspond to the larger population

c.

A sample of a larger population from the experimental group

d.

A selection of cases from the control group

e.

A sample in which each potential participant has an equal chance of being selected

Question number: 39

» Statistics & Research Methods » Application of Statistics in Psychology

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One of the limitations of the survey method is

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a.

that it sets up an artificial situation.

b.

that replies may not be accurate.

c.

observer bias.

d.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

e.

that replies are determinant.

Question number: 40

» Mental Disorders » Anxiety

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When Sara returned from combat in the Gulf War, she began experiencing high anxiety that has persisted without any improvement. This example illustrates which anxiety related disorder?

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a.

obsessive-compulsive

b.

phobia

c.

panic

d.

anxiety

e.

post-traumatic stress

Question number: 41

» Research Aptitude » Types of Research

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A researcher determines that the crime rate in a large city fluctuates with the phases of the moon. He concludes that the gravitational pull of the moon influences human behavior. He has committed what error?

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a.

He explained the placebo effect.

b.

He failed to measure the gravitational pull to test his hypothesis.

c.

He incorrectly inferred correlation from causation.

d.

He has overlooked the placebo effect.

e.

He incorrectly inferred causation from correlation.

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