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Question 11.According to studies in behavioral genetics, which of the following is true about twins adopted separately by different parents?
Question 22.Recent research of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development argues that _____.
Question 33.Harlow's experiment determined that _____.
Question 44.In the brain, senses like touch and taste are regulated by the _____.
Question 55.A child is playing with a puzzle that requires putting different shaped blocks into corresponding holes. The child repeatedly tries to put the circle-shaped block into the star-shaped hole. The child then picks up the star-shaped block and fits it into the star-shaped hole. This type of learning is an example of _____.
Question 66.A child who is mildly allergic to strawberries feels nauseous after eating a piece of strawberry pie. The child relates the taste of pie to his nauseous feeling. Which of the following best explains this?
Question 77.Meditation is considered relaxing by many people. What is the scientific explanation for the link between meditation and relaxation?
Question 88.A study of the link between video games and aggression in teenage males researches the number of hours the participants spend playing video games each week. Participant 1 plays for 4 hours; participant 2 plays for 20 hours; participant 3 plays for 5 hours; participant 4 plays for 3 hours; and participant 5 plays for 4 hours. Which of the following would be best to determine the central tendency for this study?
Question 99.The statement ''Humans naturally try to achieve homeostasis in the body through decreasing physiological needs'' is an example of _____.
Question 1010.A person experiences immense pain in their left foot. Despite extensive medical exams and reassurance that there is nothing wrong with their foot, they still experience the pain. Which of the following disorders is this an example of?
Question 1111.The social exchange theory explains that _____.
Question 1212.Which of the following explains why the brain perceives three-dimensional images?
Question 1313.According to Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences, people who use classification in order to understand the world around them exhibit _____.
Question 1414.All of the following were psychologists who studied psychodynamics EXCEPT:
Question 1515.The prescription of lithium is associated with which of the following disorders?
Question 1616.Psychologists who view the field through a _____ lens do not believe in free will.
Question 1717.Which of the following represents the 'cause' in a scientific experiment?
Question 1818.In what area would someone who is an avid daydreamer, voracious reader, and rock climber most probably have a high score?
Question 1919.All of the following are components of Carl Roger's idea of self-concept EXCEPT:
Question 2020.Janet has very little regard for others, but a high regard for herself. This sounds like:
Question 2121.Which of the following illustrates a person becoming conditioned to fear something specific?
Question 2222.Which is an example of drive theory?
Question 2323.Derek leaves the movie theater feeling very dissatisfied after viewing the latest installment in his favorite series. This installment wasn't interesting and Derek almost got up and left halfway through. Which of the following possible responses might demonstrate the fundamental attribution erroron Derek's part?
Question 2424.Charlie has a healthy response to the stress of moving to a new city. How might he respond to the situation?
Question 2525.An emotion is defined as _____.
Question 2626.Which structure is located at the back of the eye and contains the rods and cones?
Question 2727.Which of the following BEST describes the term sensory adaptation?
Question 2828._____ and _____ are similar in that they are both methods that can be used to reach an altered state of consciousness.
Question 2929.Altered states of consciousness are NOT achieved through _____.
Question 3030.Hearing is processed by the
Question 3131.An action potential occurs when a _____.
Question 3232.John Watson experiment involved the unconditioned stimulus of _____.
Question 3333.In Keller and Marian Breland's raccoon experiment, why didn't raccoons put coins in a piggy bank when they were given multiple coins?
Question 3434.Select the scenario where aversion therapy is MOST appropriate.
Question 3535.Jasmine decided to visit her doctor to discuss her depression. While waiting for the doctor, she filled out a questionnaire about her lifestyle habits, which include excessive partying, drinking, and indulging in her favorite deli sandwiches from the local diner. Based upon the information Jasmine provided in her questionnaire, which of the following medications is Jasmine's doctor most likely NOT going to prescribe for her?
Question 3636.Psychologists use statistical analysis to _____.
Question 3737.A study that seeks to determine if blondes have more fun by analyzing blonde-haired people who own dogs fails
Question 3838.People are more creative in an area if _____
Question 3939.Which is an example of visual intelligence?
Question 4040.Harlow determined that maternal contact is not needed for survival, and is _____.
Question 4141.During prenatal development, a fertilized egg becomes a _____, then a _____ and finally a _____.
Question 4242.Imagine that you are in charge of creating an age-appropriate standardized test for middle schoolers. What branch of psychology might you consult to ensure that the test was well-suited to students' age levels?
Question 4343.Calvin is a singer who gets anxious when speaking to large groups. However, once he starts singing, he immediately feels confident and calm. This is transient action is an example of:
Chelsea frequently overindulges in her food choices, which leaves her feeling ashamed of the possible weight she could gain. In order to not worry about the excessive amount of calories she has consumed, she makes herself throw up.
Which of the following eating disorders does Chelsea suffer from?
Question 4545.Several close friends decide to invest their money together in a business. The business is risky, but as the friends discuss their investment strategy, they achieve consensus and conformity. This is an example of _____.
Question 4646.Bobby's family is throwing him a 75th birthday party. As he prepares the speech he will give at the party, he proudly reflects on the fact the he has reached his full potential by accomplishing all that he can. According to Maslow, on which needs are Bobby reflecting?
Question 4747.Which of the following illustrates the opponent-process theory?
Question 4848._____ focused on the power of the unconscious mind to influence our conscious behaviors.
Question 4949.You go for a run around the track, and afterwards, you feel less anxiety and stress. Which neurotransmitter has been released to help you feel this way?
Question 5050.What question about human behavior does the prisoner's dilemma help us answer?
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