Question 1 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Chastity and Shane are fraternal twins, born seventeen minutes apart. They go through many of life’s trials and tribulations together, but if their developmental schedules hold true to average, Chastity will start going through her pubescent development approximately ___________ her brother. D. two years earlier than Question 2 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The __________ law states that in general people perform at their best when they experience a moderate level of arousal; too little arousal will not motivate their best effort, and too much arousal will interfere with their performance. A. Yerkes-Dodson Question 3 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points It is possible to cause a monkey to develop a condition called psychic blindness by surgically removing that animal’s __________. When this happens the animal will lose its fear of objects that might ordinarily cause terror and extreme avoidant behaviors. B. amygdala Question 4 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points When a child is conceived and has an XY chromosome type, that child is genetically a boy.
Which of the following statements best reflects where his chromosomes came from? A. He got his X chromosome from Mom and his Y chromosome from Dad. Question 5 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points When your brain decides that it is time for you to eat, the lateral hypothalamus secrets a hormone called __________, which stimulates eating behaviors. D. orexin Question 6 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points People with gender __________ disorder feel that they were born into the body of the wrong sex and have a strong identification with the opposite gender. B. identity Question 7 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Thirteen-year-old Debbie is attempting to jump off of the high diving board for the very first time. Though she does not have a pathological fear of heights, the concept of jumping off of a ten-meter board is very stressful for her. As she walks to the edge of the board, her heart begins to pound and she gets goose bumps on her skin. These responses refer to the __________ component of an emotion.
D. physiological arousal Question 8 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The __________ system is to boys as the __________ system is to girls. A. Wolffian; Müllerian Question 9 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points In the culture of India, a __________ refers to an individual who occupies the “third gender,” and is neither a man nor a woman. B. hijra Question 10 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following concepts underlies the placement of emotions on Plutchik’s Emotion Wheel?
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