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1.  A researcher wants to see if a protein-enriched diet will enhance the maze-running performance of rats. One group of rats is fed the high-protein diet for the duration of the study; the other group continues to receive ordinary rat chow. In this experiment, the group of rats that is fed the high-protein diet is _________ group; the group that receives ordinary rat chow is ________ group.
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2.  According to place theory, the ability to hear pitch corresponds to
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3.  Experimenter bias occurs when
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4.  If the left hemisphere of the brain is damaged, which part of the body would be most directly affected?
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5.  Which of the following neurotransmitters is primarily involved in the activation of motor neurons controlling skeletal muscles?
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6.  The function of the hypothalamus is to regulate
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7.  Hypotheses are typically expressed as
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8.  Which of the following brain-imaging techniques is the MOST widely used?
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9.  Severing the ascending reticular activating system in cats caused them to
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10.  Which of the following is NOT one of the main functions of neurons?
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11.  The theoretical orientation that insisted on verifiability of observation was
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12.  Information can be maintained indefinitely in short-term memory through the process of
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13.  Which of the following lists of letters would be easier for a person to maintain in short-term memory?
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14.  The subjects who participate in an experiment should
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15.  One of the disadvantages of the experimental method is
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16.  The median is
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17.  The blind spot in the eye is
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18.  Which of the following is NOT considered a lobe of the cerebral cortex?
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19.  "Statistically significant" means that the results of an experiment most likely
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20.  If a key part of the ______ is destroyed, an animal will lose all interest in food and may well starve to death.
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21.  A student who studies in order to earn high grades is working for ______; a student who studies in order to avoid low grades is working for _______.
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22.  The "tip of the tongue" phenomenon refers to
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23.  A hormone is
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24.  Positive reinforcement involves
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25.  Depressant drugs have been found to
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26.  Operant conditioning is a type of learning in which
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27.  Going to a playground for an hour each day for two weeks and recording boy-girl exchanges would be an example of
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28.  The social desirability bias is a tendency to answer questions about oneself
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29.  The main advantage associated with the experimental method is
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30.  The volley principle suggests that
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31.  Night and peripheral vision depend mainly on _____, while daylight and acute vision depend mainly on _____.
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32.  Which of the following can cause disruption of your vestibular system?
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33.  Researchers who were studying memory had participants learn a list of words after consuming a soft drink with caffeine or a decaffeinated version of the same soft drink. The researchers then counted the number of words that were recalled from the list. In this study, the type of beverage (caffeinated or decaffeinated) would be
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34.  With _______, personally relevant information is recalled better in the future relative to other forms of encoding.
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35.  The specific pattern of genes inherited at conception defines an individual's
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36.  Which of the following is NOT a common effect of hypnosis?
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37.  In descriptive/correlational research, the investigator
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38.  According to Sigmund Freud, an individual's personality is largely determined by
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39.  If we view an experiment as an attempt to establish a cause-effect relationship, the ________ variable would be the cause, and the ________ variable would be the effect.
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40.  A circadian rhythm involves a biological cycle that fluctuates
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41.  The cells of the nervous system that do the work of receiving, integrating, and transmitting information are the
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42.  Sensory adaptation refers to
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43.  Maria plans to study the relationship between self-esteem and being raise in a single-parent or a two-parent family. She decides she must use correlational research, rather than experimental research, to investigate this problem because correlational studies
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44.  The FDA found that people who used a particular diet drug combination that more heart valve defects than people who had not taken the die drug combination. This suggests that the use of the diet drug combination and heart valve defects are
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45.  Which of the following statements about punishment is NOT correct?
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46.  For MOST persons the _______ cerebral hemisphere controls _______.
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47.  The kinesthetic system relates to
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48.  The production of language for most persons resides in the
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49.  The visual cortex is to the auditory cortex as the occipital lobe is to the
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50.  The primary visual cortex is located in the
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51.  Which of the following techniques can be used with the functioning, working brain?
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52.  The sense associated with the perception of taste is referred to as the
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53.  The somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system comprise the
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54.  The idea that dreams are times when people can think creatively about what is going on in their lives and then use that information later when awake is consistent with the _____ view of dreams.
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55.  Which of the following has been implicated in pain alleviation?
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56.  A schema is
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57.  Neurotransmitters are secreted from the
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58.  Mary woke up one night with a spider dangling in front of her face. She screamed, and from that point on she could not stand to be near spiders. Mary's fear of spiders is based on
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59.  Which of the following statements is TRUE?
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60.  The regulation of the sleep-wake cycle has been linked to
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61.  Eduardo's mother always wore Chantille perfum and when she would hug him or hold him close he could smell that scent. Today, whenever he catches a whiff of Chantille perfum, it makes him feel calm and relaxed. The learning process that could best account for Eduardo's response to the scent of Chantille perfume is
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62.  In the Little Albert experiment on conditioned emotional responses, the unconditioned stimulus was
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63.  Which of the following is generally associated with non-REM sleep?
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64.  Assuming the reinforcer is the sound of the rattle, a baby's response of shaking a rattle is reinforced according to which type of schedule?
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65.  Imagine that biologists have discovered an animal that has eyes very similar to human eyes, but that the only receptor cells in the retina are rods; there are no cones. Based on what is known about human vision, you might expect that this animal would
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66.  Which of the following brain structures is most closely associated with the regulation of emotion?
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67.  The brain structure that controls unconscious but essential functions such as breathing and circulation is the
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68.  The score that falls exactly in the center of a distribution of scores that half the scores fall below that score and half the scores fall above it is the
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69.  The "magic number seven" describes the
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70.  The purpose of the control group is to
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71.  "Early-selection" theories of attention propose that
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72.  The standard deviation
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73.  The cells that provide structural support and insulation for neurons are called
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74.  ________ code is a memory code that emphasizes the meaning of verbal input.
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75.  Gestalt psychologists were primarily concerned with which of the following
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76.  When you are walking, the brain sends messages to the skeletal muscles in the legs by way of
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77.  A chemical that transfers information from one neuron to another is referred to as a(n)
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78.  A theory is
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79.  One method to control for experimenter bias effects in research is to use
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80.  The fact that many times researchers unintentionally influence the outcome of their studies implies the existence of
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81.  The endocrine system
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82.  A dependent variable in an experiment refers to the variable
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83.  Exchange of information between neurons takes place at the
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84.  The median is
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85.  We wold expect the greatest degree of phenotypic similarity among
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86.  The experimental procedure in which both the experimenter and subject are unaware of who is in the experimental and control group is referred to as the
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87.  The ______ is the largest and most complex part of the human brain.
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88.  Shaquille is a professional basketball player. He never knows for sure which of his shots will result in a basket, but the more shots he takes the more baskets he makes. In this example, Shaquille's shooting is being reinforced on
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D.
89.  Pleasure centers in the brain appear to be concentrated most heavily in the
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90.  Voluntary muscle activity
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91.  A conditioned stimulus is
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92.  Memory of "chronological" and "dated" personal experiences is referred to as
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93.  Television sets are able to recreate the entire visible spectrum by additively mixing three primary colors. This process is similar to the view of human color vision called
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94.  A split-brain person has a severed
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95.  When a conditioned response shows spontaneous recovery, the rejuvenated response typically
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96.  Suppose a researcher discovered a strong negative correlation between the length of people's hair and the amount of money they paid for their automobile. In general, people who paid the least amount of money for their automobile also had
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97.  The retina is to the eye as the
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98.  The perception associated with the amplitude of a sound wave is
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99.  A researcher has children watch 30 minutes of violent television, and then counts the number of times they hit each other afterward in a one-hour play period as a measure of aggression. The researcher concludes that television violence influences aggression. However, this conclusion is invalid because
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D.
100.  The two most basic divisions of the nervous system are
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101.  The _______ nervous system mobilizes the body when one needs to exert tremendous energy (such as fleeing from an attacker).
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102.  Consciousness includes awareness of
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103.  In order for a memory to be stored, it must first be
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104.  The continued presentation of the CS without the UCS will result in the gradual disappearance of the CR. This phenomenon is known as
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105.  Which of the following statements regarding short-term memory (STM) is NOT accurate?
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106.  The newest winning numbers in the state lottery are announced on the local television station every Saturday night, at the end of the news hour. People who are watching for the lottery numbers will have their "watching" reinforced on
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D.
107.  The difference between punishment and negative reinforcement is that
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108.  Scripts are
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109.  Cells in the visual cortex that respond selectively to specific features of complex stimuli are called
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D.
110.  The _______ is most likely to be in control of bodily processes during periods of rest and recovery for the body.
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111.  The dual-coding theory argues that memory is
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112.  General knowledge that is NOT tied to the time when the information was learned is contained in ______ memory.
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113.  Pseudoforgetting is viewed as a function of
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D.
114.  Damage to which of the following is most likely to cause deficits in long-term memory?
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D.
115.  If you were attempt to recall a memory, the memory process you would be using is
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D.
116.  You are sitting on a park bench in a major metropolitan area from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and you note the number of people who walk by, whether or not they litter, and their gender. You are engaging in
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D.
117.  When a neutral stimulus acquires the capacity to evoke a response that was originally evoke by another stimulus, the process is
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118.  A family of chemicals produced in the body that resemble the opiates are the
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119.  The ______ is the junction between two neurons.
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120.  Diaz conducts a decision-making experiment to determine if people reason more logically when they have more time to decide. All the participants who are under 40 are allowed 15 minutes to reach a decision about a problem; all the participants who are over 40 are allowed 20 minutes to reach a decision about the same problem. Diaz has a problem with his experimental design because
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121.  Of the following correlation coefficients, the one that would yield the LEAST accurate predictions of one variable based on the other variable would be
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122.  You move to a new house and memorize your new phone number. Now you can't remember your old phone number. This is an example of
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123.  According to the serial-position effect, subjects tend to show better recall for items ______ of a list than for items ______.
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124.  Marie works in a dress factory where she earns $10 for every three dresses she hems. Marie is paid on a
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125.  An agonist
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126.  In an investigation of the effects of caffeine on concentration, half the participants were given regular colas which contained caffeine and half were given decaffeinated colas. In this study, the decaffeinated colas are being used as
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D.
127.  Of the following, the correlation coefficient that indicates the weakest relationship between the two variables being measured is
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128.  A perceptual set implies
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129.  The structure of the ear that transduces sound vibrations into nerve impulses is the
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130.  If you are looking at an object such as a book, the object itself can be referred to as
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131.  The hindbrain structure involved with sleep and arousal is the
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132.  Nerves outside the skull and spine comprise the
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133.  The lens in the eye
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134.  The two basic types of statistics are
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135.  Researchers who were studying plant growth raised plants in two separate rooms. One room had taped conversations playing 24 hours a day; the other room was silent. The researchers found that the plants grew better in the room which had the conversations playing. In this study, the type of room (conversation or silence) would be
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D.
136.  Which of the following statements regarding the EEG patterns of a hypnotized person is MOST accurate?
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D.
137.  Frederick cringes every time he hears a dentist's drill, even when he is sitting in the waiting room of his dentist's office. In this example, the pain of dental drilling is
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D.
138.  The technique in which radioactively tagged chemicals are introduced into the brain and then equipment monitors where the chemicals appear in the brain is
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D.
139.  Generally, the four basic tastes are considered to be
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140.  Proactive interference occurs when
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141.  Which of the following sequences represents progressively deeper levels of processing?
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142.  According to one theory of color vision, colors are signaled in pairs by neurons that fire faster to one color and slower to another color. This theory is known as the
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D.
143.  Destroying a piece of the brain tissue to observe its effect on behavior is referred to as which of the following?
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D.
144.  People who suffer damage to the _______ often show deficits in attention, planning, and getting organized.
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D.
145.  Sampling bias is a problem because it
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146.  ______ receive information from other neurons; ______ transmit information to other neurons.
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147.  Katrina is trying to put a dollar bill into a vending machine in her office. Sometimes the machine will take a dollar bill on the first try, other times it can take up to five or six tries before the dollar bill is finally accepted. In this example, inserting a dollar bill into the vending machine is reinforced on
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C.
D.
148.  An electric potential that increases the likelihood that the postsynaptic neuron will fire is called an
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D.
149.  Shot in the head, the victim died instantly because the bullet entered the ________, that portion of the hindbrain that regulates breathing.
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150.  Darrel was dancing with his new girlfriend at an Elvis tribute. When the band started playing "Can't Help Falling in Love with You" his girlfriend gave him a long, passionate kiss, which Darrel found very enjoyable. Now Darrel finds that every time he hears "Can't Stop Falling in Love with You" on the radio, he becomes mildly excited. In this example, the long, passionate kiss is
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D.
151.  Pitch perception can best be explained by _______ for very low-pitched sounds, ________ for very high-pitched sounds, and ________ for pitches in middle range.
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C.
D.
152.  The brain structure that controls your ability to understand speech is
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D.
153.  The technique used to teach animal complex tricks, such as teaching pidgeons to play ping-pong, is
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D.
154.  Negative reinforcement ______ the rate of a response; punishment _______ the rate of a response.
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D.
155.  The correlational coefficient is a measure of
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D.
156.  Sydney had an operate on his right eye and has to wear an eye patch for three weeks. While he is wearing the eye patch, Sydney will lose his ability to
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C.
D.
157.  Sleep apnea is characterized by
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C.
D.
158.  Dave is thrown from his motorcycle and suffers a severe blow to the head, resulting in a loss of memory for events that occurred before the accident. This is an example of
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C.
D.
159.  Caffeine is to alcohol as
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D.
160.  The amount of motor cortex devoted to each body area is determined by
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D.
161.  The type of memory where information is stored for the shortest period of time is
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C.
D.
162.  Primary reinforcers ______, while secondary reinforcers ______.
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D.
163.  The memory system that has an almost unlimited storage capacity is
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D.
164.  Which level of processing results in longer-lasting memory codes?
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D.
165.  Random assignment of subjects occurs when
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D.
166.  Dr. Kalmagura plans on introducing a new exam review procedure in his chemistry classes. To check the effectiveness of the new procedure he is going to have half of his students try the new technique for one semester, while the remaining students review in the way they have always done in the past. He asks each student to decide which of the techniques they would like to use, the new technique or the standard technique. In this example, Dr. Kalmagura's procedure illustrates
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B.
C.
D.
167.  A variable, other than the independent variable, that appears to have influenced the dependent variable in a study is referred to as
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D.
168.  Imagine that the personality traits of openness and extroversion are positively correlated. If Andrea's score in openness is extremely low
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D.
169.  Which of the following structures in NOT part of the hindbrain
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D.
170.  The blood-brain barrier is a semipermeable membrane-like mechanism that
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D.
171.  The part of the nervous system that controls digestion and flow of blood is the
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D.
172.  A hypothesis is
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C.
D.
173.  The process of selectively reinforcing responses that are closer and closer approximations of some desired response is called
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B.
C.
D.
174.  The mean in a set of scores is
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B.
C.
D.
175.  Which theory of color vision best explains why the color of an afterimage is the complement of the original color?
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C.
D.
176.  Flashbulb memories are
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D.
177.  Your teenaged daughter has not cleaned her room in a month. You go in and begin yelling at her to clean her room. She begins to clean up, and you stop yelling. Your daughter's cleaning behavior can be viewed as responding to
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C.
D.
178.  Glia cells
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179.  An advantage of naturalistic observation is that it
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C.
D.
180.  Your grade point average is an example of which measure of central tendency?
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B.
C.
D.
181.  The most vivid dreams generally occur
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C.
D.
182.  Decay theory suggests that forgetting is due to
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C.
D.
183.  The initial stage of learning a response is called
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C.
D.
184.  A memory code that emphasizes the physical structure of the stimulus is called a(n) _____ code.
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B.
C.
D.
185.  The primary processing for auditory sensations is in the _________ lobe of the cerebrum.
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B.
C.
D.
186.  The master gland of the endocrine system is the
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D.
187.  Scarlett is a graduate student who is observing children playing together after watching a film. She knows that some children saw a film that contained graphic scenes of violence and some children saw a non-violent film, but she doesn't know which film each child she is observing watched. In this case, Scarlett is recording data for
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C.
D.
188.  To determine whether students would like more courses scheduled in the late afternoon and evening hours, the Student Services department sends questionnaires to 50 students selected at random from the 5,000 who are registered at the campus. In this instance, the 5,000 students who are registered at the campus would be
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B.
C.
D.
189.  Classical conditioning could account for how a child learns to
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C.
D.
190.  Placebo effects occur when
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D.
191.  Dreaming typically goes with which sleep stage?
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B.
C.
D.
192.  Charity used to really enjoy potato salad and at a family reunion she ate a large helping. Unfortunately the potato sald had not been kept cold, and Charity became quite ill after eating it. Now she finds that even the sight of potatoes in the grocery store can make her feel sick to her stomach. In this example, the sick feeling Charity experiences when she sees potatoes in the grocery store is
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B.
C.
D.
193.  The best temporal arrangement for establishing a new conditioned response is
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B.
C.
D.
194.  Parkinson's disease appears to be a function of
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B.
C.
D.
195.  Research has shown that meditation can produce a physiological state similar to
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B.
C.
D.
196.  The circadian rhythm operates around a
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D.
197.  Natalie sat on her porch looking out at the field of soybeans. The fact that Natalie perceived the soybean plants as being grouped into a series of separate rows is consistent with the Gestalt principle of
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B.
C.
D.
198.  Hering's opponent-process theory suggests that receptors are linked antagonistically in pairs. His opposed pairs were
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B.
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D.
199.  Dr. Limmex is trying to win FDA approval for a new drug to treat anxiety. Dr. Limmex claims that 14% of the people who took this new drug reported reduced anxiety, however other researchers claim that 14% of patients who received no treatment also report reductions in their anxiety levels. It appears that the patients who improved after Dr. Limmex's drug
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B.
C.
D.
200.  Which of the following is NOT a disadvantage of the experimental method of conducting research?
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201.  Internal functions such as heartbeat, breathing, and stomach contractions are controlled by the _______ nervous system.
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202.  When Diana was three years old she became terrified when the neighbor's budgie bird kept flying near her head. Today she is afraid of all birds, including robins, pidgeons, and blue jays. Diana's fear illustrates the classical conditioning process of
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203.  Which brain structure appears to play an active role in integrating sensory information?
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204.  Stage 1 sleep is represented by EEG brain-wave patterns referred to as
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205.  ________ nerves receive information, while ________ nerves carry out instructions.
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206.  The delta wave EEG pattern is associated with
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207.  Which of the following parts of the ear has a role in maintaining balance?
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208.  In a variable-ratio schedule, the reinforcer is given
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209.  Naturalistic observation, case studies, and surveys all have in common that
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210.  If you have damaged your temporal lobe, you can expect to have problems with which of the following?
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211.  Of the following, the only sensory system that does not project upward to the cerebral cortex through the thalamus is
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212.  Statistics that are used to summarize and organize data are called
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213.  The Gestalt principle of proximity refers to the idea that
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214.  Stimulus generalization occurs when
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215.  The optic disk is
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216.  An EEG would indicate primarily _____ activity in a person who is meditating with eyes closed.
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217.  The basic parts of a neuron are
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218.  Which of the following is (are) characteristic of REM sleep?
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219.  When this lobe of the brain is electrically stimulated, people report physical sensations, as if they had been touched, for example, on the arm.
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220.  Faster neural impulses occur in
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221.  The experimental group
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222.  The MOST widely used recreational drug in the United States is
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223.  The mode in a group of scores describes the ______ for that group of scores.
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224.  Suppose a researcher discovered a +.87 correlation between the length of a person's toes and the number of shoes the person owns. In general, people who own the fewest number of shoes would have
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225.  Which of the following is responsible for the human ability to engage in higher mental activity such as thinking and philosophizing?
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226.  The ability to rapidly process words in reading depends most on
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227.  When a person has chronic problems not getting adequate sleep, he or she is said to suffer from which of the following?
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228.  Retrograde amnesia refers to an inability to
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229.  The system of glands that secret hormones directly into the bloodstream is known as the
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230.  The idea that dreams are the cortex's attempt to make sense out of bursts of general firing from lower brain centers is the core of _____ theory of dreaming.
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231.  Which of the following usually occurs in REM sleep?
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232.  Which of the following terms is synonymous with "motivated forgetting"?