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1. While listening to operatic solos, musicians process the lyrics and the tunes in separate brain areas. This most clearly illustrates the functioning of different: neural networks 2. The peripheral nervous system consists of: sensory and motor neurons 3. Basic research on persistent human traits like optimism and pessimism is most characteristic of the specialty known as personality psychology. 4. Stacey suggests that because children are more impulsive than adults, they will have more difficulty controlling their anger. Stacey's prediction regarding anger management exemplifies: hypothesis 5. Which research method runs the greatest risk of collecting evidence that may be unrepresentative of what is generally true? The case study 6. The standard deviation is a measure of variation . 7. Who would have been most likely to claim that a slight protrusion in a certain region of someone's skull indicated that the individual had an optimistic personality? Franz Gall 8. Understanding the extent to which personality is influenced by motives outside of one's own awareness is most relevant to the psychodynamic perspective. 9. The suggestion that psychology is less a set of facts than a method of evaluating ideas best highlights the scientific character of psychology. 10. Edward Titchener used the research method known as introspection . 11. A single gene on the Y chromosome plays a crucial role in the prenatal development of the testes. 12. The right hemisphere typically excels in making subtle linguistic inferences and the left hemisphere typically excels in making quick, literal interpretations of language 13. Research has suggested that a reward deficiency syndrome may contribute to: alcoholism 14. Because he believes that worrying is a feminine trait, 14-year-old George has difficulty perceiving his own fears. His experience best illustrates dynamics highlighted by gender schema theory 15. Concepts of maleness and femaleness that influence our perceptions are called gender schemas .
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16. Following massive damage to his frontal lobes, Phineas Gage was most strikingly debilitated by: irritability 17. Identifying some of the specific genes that contribute to alcoholism would be of most direct interest to molecular geneticists 18. Which portion of the cerebral cortex is most directly involved in making plans and formulating moral judgments? Frontal lobes 19. After suffering an accidental brain injury, Kira has difficulty walking in a smooth and coordinated manner. It is most probable that she has suffered damage to her cerebellum 20. Which of the following would be most useful for detecting the exact location of a brain lesion? A CT scan 21. Jaquetta was exposed to excess testosterone during prenatal development. As a young girl, Jaquetta is likely to: prefer toy cars over dolls 22. Research indicates that 3-week-old human infants can distinguish their mother’s voice from that of a female stranger 23. Heritability refers to the extent to which trait variations among individuals are
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