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
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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.
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Sensory systems have specialized neurons that transform physical energy into neural
messages. These specialized neurons are called
According to evolutionary theory, the parental investment f or women who were pregnant was
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According to evolutionary theory, men select mates who are older an
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.
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
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
13. Compared to listening to the car radio or CD, talking on a cell phone
A. is less distracting.
B. has shown no increase in accidents.
C. causes an equal number of accidents.
D. is much more distracting.
14. The cocktail party phenomenon describes a sit
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
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.
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When you look at male versus female math ability scores, you will find
A. more diversity among females.
B. more diversity among males.
C. equal diversity.
D. inconclusive evidence of the differences betwe
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
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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
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.
Which of the following areas of psychology focuses on the biological mechanisms that enable
inherited behavior to unfold?
A. Clinical neuropsychology
B. Behavioral genetics
C. Cognitive psychology
D. Experimental psychology
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20. Which branch of psychology explores the relationship between psychological factors and physical
ailments or disease?
A. Developmental psychology
B. Health psychology
C. Perceptual psychology
D. Clinical neuropsychology
21. How do clinical and counseli
151.No relationship between two variables is represented by a:
A. negative sign.
D. positive sign.
152.Experimental research is to correlational research what _ is to _.
A. association; cause
B. description; prediction
C. cause; associa
259.Describe what a case study is including both the advantages and disadvantages of this method.
260.Select and describe a behavioral or mental phenomenon of particular interest to you. Describe
how one might use descriptive, correlational, and experimen
174.Which of the following is a disadvantage of survey research?
A. It is dependent on the availability of existing data.
B. The "typically occurring habitat" being observed cannot be controlled.
C. A small sample cannot be used to infer attitudes and beh
1. Psychology is defined as the:
A. intuition-based approach to study human behavior.
B. speculative method to find answers about human cognition.
C. study of mental disorders and their treatment.
D. scientific study of behavior and m
130.Brooke is engaged in naturalistic observation. In which of the following projects is she most likely
A. Asking a sample of college students a set of questions about tendency to become angry in
B. Watching and recording i
250.Identify and briefly describe any two of the key issues or controversies in psychology discussed
in the text. Suggest how each of the issues or controversies you describe might surface in one or
more areas of study in today's psychology.
184.Dr. O'Connor is telling his participants before he begins the experiment that their participation is
completely voluntary and that they can stop taking part at any time. Dr. O'Connor is:
A. debriefing his participants.
B. obtaining informed consent.
65. Which perspective most immediately replaced structuralism in the early days of scientific
D. Gestalt psychology
66. _ is an early approach to psychology that concentrated on what the mind does an
How do clinical and counseling psychology differ?
A. Clinical psychology requires more advanced study than does counseling psychology.
B. Clinical psychologists have a PhD or an MD degree, whereas counseling psychologists
have a PsyD degree.
163.In an experiment, the independent variable is:
A. applied to the control group.
B. randomized across groups.
C. measured by the researcher and is expected to change.
D. deliberately manipulated by the researcher.
164.Doctors Chase and Sanborn are cond
53. _ believed that children were born into the world with minds like "blank slates" and that their
experiences determined what kind of adults they would become.
54. The phrase tabula rasa may be translated as: