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Neurotransmitters (either amino acid, or biogenic) are chemicals that bind to receptors on neighbouring cells and have the job of affecting those receptor cells, either by inhibiting or promoting action/excitation. Brain cells communicate by releasing neurotransmitters that bind to these specific locations.

Understanding which neurotransmitters bind to which receptors has the potential for changing the way those cells behave, or for developing drugs that by copying what the neurotransmitters do, enable some beneficial therapy to be evolved.

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Sigmund Freud developed a theory of dreaming and wrote an early work, The Interpretation of Dreams, in which he proposed that dreams are based on wish fulfillment with unconscious desires and conflicts visiting the dreamer as dream symbols.

He believed dreams contained the individual's wish fulfilment, wishes inhibited by societal norms and expectations. Despite the lack of evidence, this area of Freudian thought has been unusually pervasive, and not particularly by academics but by dream theorists.

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It is Freudian theory that particularly emphasizes the unconscious mind in development. In psychoanalysis those repressed memories and unconscious desires are said sometimes to prevent one or more developmental stage being successfully achieved.

Freudian theory states that the unconscious mind governs behavior to a greater degree than people suspect. The goal of psychoanalysis is to reveal the use of such defence mechanisms and thus make the unconscious conscious.

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The correct answer to this question is B, Psychedelics. This drug aims to start psychedelic experiences. These experiences cause changes in thought, vision, voice, and can change one's consciousness state. There are many drugs labeled psychedelics, which include marijuana, LSD, and mescaline.

Over time, there has been a lot of research done on these psychedelics. The study shows that they are safe, don't lead to addiction, and in some cases, can help treat other addictions to alcohol and cigarettes. Most of these drugs are illegal all over the world, but despite that, recreation use of psychedelics is everyday.

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The correct answer to this question is A, Perceived control. With perceived power, a person believes they can influence the things that happen in their lives. This belief helps one take control of the situations around them. Compared to driving a car, when a passenger in an airplane, you have no control of what is around you or happening.

Instead, all the power is in the hands of the pilot, which can cause one to have a lot of fear and prevent them from flying. This question is related to the subject of psychology, and a person studying this subject would need to know this information.

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The correct answer to this question is C, 7.5. Piliavin study was done in 1969, over two months. The goal of the study was to gain information on the four factors that influence the behavior of a bystander. These factors include who the victim was, the race of the victim, the size of the group, and the impact of modeling.

The study was performed in New York City on the th Avenue Express train. The results of the study were that white people were more helpful when a victim needed it. It also showed that if the victim was white, the received help faster than if they were black.

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Quality, Quantity and influence of one's personal traits

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If he is not experiencing the independent variable, he would be in the control group rather than the experimental group.

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