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Practice Exam - Example Exam Mandatory Questions(8 points...

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Example Exam Mandatory Questions (8 points each) 1. How might each of the following types of biological psychologists contribute to the effort to understand and treat autism that would be different from the other three? One sentence each. a) Behavioral Neuroscientist b) Cognitive Neuroscientist c) Neuropsychologist d) Psychopharmacologist 2. Consider the two opposing positions that schizophrenia is normally caused by genetics (nature) and that it is normally caused by upbringing (nurture). Account for the following pieces of evidence for each position. a) The concordance rate between identical twins is 70%. b) Smith & Wesson (2008) report that when people have the SCZ1 allele (a version of a gene), they always come down with schizophrenia. c) Dick & Jane (2008) report finding that when a child has an embarassing nickname, they always come down with schizophrenia.
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Schizophrenia is normally caused by genetics (one sentence for each piece of evidence): Schizophrenia is normally caused by upbringing (one sentence for
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PSYCH 370 taught by Professor Dien during the Spring '07 term at Kansas.

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Practice Exam - Example Exam Mandatory Questions(8 points...

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