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Page 1 PSC 101 First Exam Practice Questions 1. A mutation that makes the monoamine oxidase enzyme nonfunctional is associated with increased A) alcoholism B) aggressive behavior C) sleepiness D) tameness 2. Studies in mice have identified about _____ genes that influence alcohol tolerance. A) 5 B) 10 C) 100 D) 5,000 3. The Siberian fox experiment showed that: A) there is a genetic component to tameness B) it is not possible to separate out genetic and environmental components of tameness C) a set of ten genes contribute to tameness D) tameness is not linked to other traits such as coat color 4. Which of the following is not true of the use of multiple levels of analysis in research? A) A given behavior or function may be addressed at different levels of analysis. B) The brain and spinal cord together are classified as part of the “organ” level of analysis. C) Each level of analysis considers units that are more basic or simpler than the level above. D) A single nerve cell is the most basic unit of analysis in biological psychology. 5. A study seeking to obtain a proximate explanation for aggressive behavior would measure A) reproductive success of more aggressive individuals
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