Practice Test for TT1

Practice Test for TT1 - Practice Test for TT1 1. Jane and...

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Practice Test for TT1 1. Jane and Janet are identical twins. According to evidence presented by Gleitman on weight gain, if Jane and Janet overeat at the same rate and exercise very little for 3 months, what pattern of weight gain would you expect them to show? a) Their weight gain would differ considerably, and the weight gain would be deposited in the same areas on both women. b) Their weight gain would differ considerably, and the weight gain would be deposited in different areas on both women. c) Their weight gain would be similar, and the weight gain would be deposited in the same areas on both women. d) Their weight gain would be similar, and the weight gain would be deposited in the different areas on both women. e) Their weight gain would be similar. However, some of the weight gain would be distributed in the same areas on both women, while some of the weight gain would be distributed in different areas on both women. 2. How do researchers study brain lateralization in normal individuals? a) They flash pictures to an individual's specific hemisphere and ask if he or she sees the picture. b) They make use of PET scans. c) They measure and compare response times to stimuli presented separately to an individual's right and left hemispheres. d) Both (a) and (b). e) Both (b) and (c). 3. What process(es) is(are) involved in the conditioned emotional response (CER) procedure? a) Operant conditioning. b) Classical conditioning. c) Response suppression. d) Only (b) and (c) . e) All of (a) , (b) and (c) .
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operant level of a response? a) Prior to instrumental conditioning. b) During extinction. c) During instrumental conditioning. d) During classical conditioning. e) Both (c) and (d) . 5. If you are interested in investigating which part of the brain is most active when one is trying to remember one's last vacation, what imaging technique(s) would be particularly useful for this investigation? a) An EEG b) A PET c) An MRI d) An FMRI e) Either (b) or (d) . 6. Linda plays a mean joke on Lena by jumping out from behind a door and really scaring her. In fact Lena is so scared that she wets her pants. With respect to Cannon's emergency reaction hypothesis, why did Lena wet her pants? a) Because, from an evolutionary perspective, if Lena were living in the wild and came under attack, she could 'mark' her territory before fleeing danger. b) Because, from an evolutionary perspective, this action allows Lena to be more mobile and therefore run away from danger more quickly. c) Because Lena's sympathetic system was strongly activated, relaxing her bladder. d) Because Lena's parasympathetic system was strongly activated, relaxing her bladder. e)
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course LS PSY100 taught by Professor Lam during the Spring '10 term at University of Toronto.

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Practice Test for TT1 - Practice Test for TT1 1. Jane and...

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