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If you wanted to have good clarity and sharpness of vision, you should arrange for light and
images to be focused at the
A. edges of the cornea where light is refracted best.
77. Charles has been told he must reduce his sympathetic autonomic arousal. What
consciousness-altering technique may help Charles?
B. stimulus incorporation
D. astral projection
78. In considering the world around you,
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Afterimages are usually seen in colors complementary to the colors of the original image,
confirming a prediction made by the
A. trichromatic theory.
B. dichromatic theory.
73. Objects that vibrate _ create _ sound waves.
A. slowly; high frequency
B. slowly; low frequency
C. quickly; low frequency
D. quickly; zero frequency
74. Hertz is a method of measuring the frequency of sound waves as the number of cycles per
The Gestalt principle of _ suggests that we perceive lines or patters that flow a smooth
contour as being part of a single object.
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121.When looking at these letters: XXX XXX XXX XXX we tend to see 4 groups of 3 X's rather than 12
individual X's due to the principle of
122.Looking at a quarter in your hand casts a different image
105.What does evidence suggest about the neural networks that mediate the sensations of phantom
A. Unused cortical areas become sensitive to other body areas.
B. The networks are nonexistent, and feeling is only the result of memory.
C. The net
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The saccule and utricle are fluid-filled sacs in the inner ear that help keep track of the body's
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You are studying in your dorm room, but your neighbor is blasting the television in the adjacent
room. When you gently request that your neighbor turn the volume down until you cannot hear
it, you are
Based on available evidence, inheritance influences the _ of our behavior.
A. broad dimensions
B. narrow definitions
C. smallest detail
D. moral development
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The science of gene
An ethnic group refers to _ but an ethnic identity refers to _.
A. people who descended from a particular area; the major classifications on the U.S. Census.
B. people who descended from a particular area; a sense of belonging and sharing of
Fran has little trouble hearing her own speech, but has great difficulty hearing the speech of
others. Which explanation accounts for Fran's problem?
A. damage to the cochlea
B. damage to the oval window
C. damage to the eardrum
D. damage to
29. During REM sleep, _ dreams take place.
B. about half of
C. less than 10% of
D. about 80% of
30. A class project required a student nurse to make hourly records of her own blood pressure and
body temperature over a 30-day period. When the data w
Chromosomes are constructed of long strands of
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The human cell has how many pairs of chromosomes?
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Evolutionarily speaking, because women were slowed due to pregnancy and caring for the
immature young, men who could _ were more like to survive and reproduce.
A. stay monogamous
B. help nurture you
Genetically speaking, blue eyes, light hair, normal vision, and freckles are the result of
A. dominant traits.
B. chromosomal abnormality.
C. dizygotic separation.
D. recessive traits.
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By watching the adults in his neighborhood, Johnny understands that boys are tough and
strong and girls are weak and delicate. Johnny's observations have influenced his ideas about
A. gender identity.
B. gender roles.
New studies of infidelity and the ways in which men and women think about such behavior
A. women care more than men about emotional infidelity.
B. men care more about physical infidelity than emotional infidelity.
26. Tom walked into the anatomy lab for the first time and was overpowered by the odor of
formaldehyde. By the end of the lab, he said there was only a slight smell. This can best be
A. stereochemical desensitization.
B. opponent-process theo
By adulthood, what is the relationship between the hemispheres and gender differences?
A. The left hemisphere is larger in women.
B. The right hemisphere is larger in women.
C. The left hemisphere is larger in men.
D. The right hemisphere is
58. The subjective experience of living in the world and being treated either as a male or a female is
known as a person's
A. gender role.
B. gender identity.
C. sexual orientation.
59. When culture expects a person to behave based on their sex, t
11. At the center of every sense organ there are _ that transduce incoming stimuli.
B. sense organs
12. Where does the process of transduction take place?
A. at the cortical level
B. at the interneuron level
Gate control theory is associated with
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The theory that explains why there is not a direct relationship between a pain stimulus
45. Taylor dreamt she was hearing a phone ringing, but could not find the phone. When she woke up
she realized her real phone had wrung while she was asleep. This is an example
A. latent content.
B. stimulus incorporation.
C. day residue.
D. residual sens
41. The receptors for vision are located in the
C. blind spot.
D. optic chiasm.
42. Toward the center of the retina, there is an area that contains only cones. This area is called the
D. optic nerve.
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Sensory systems have specialized neurons that transform physical energy into neural
messages. These specialized neurons are called
61. Lucy wants to go to sleep at 10:00 p.m. because she gets up for work at 5:30 a.m. She has been
trying for a month to fall asleep by 10:00 p.m. but can't seem to fall asleep until after 11:00 p.m.
Lucy most likely has
A. manifest insomnia.