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5 Matching questions

  1. Infants develop a fear of strangers at about 8 months of age because they can't assimilate unfamiliar faces into their
    A) schemas.
    B) attachments.
    C) theory of mind.
    D) self-concept.
  2. Amphetamines are to ________ as barbiturates are to ________.
    A) hallucinogens; depressants
    B) stimulants; depressants
    C) hallucinogens; stimulants
    D) stimulants; hallucinogens
  3. A behavior geneticist would be most interested in studying hereditary influences on
    A) skin color.
    B) speech patterns
    C) physical attractiveness.
    D) personality traits.
  4. The circadian rhythm is influenced by light-sensitive retinal proteins that trigger signals to the
    A) suprachiasmatic nucleus.
    B) amygdala.
    C) thyroid gland.
    D) sleep spindles.
  5. REM sleep is called paradoxical sleep because
    A) our heart rate is slow and steady, while our breathing is highly irregular.
    B) we are deeply asleep but can be awakened easily.
    C) our nervous system is highly active, while our voluntary muscles hardly move.
    D) it leads to highly imaginative dreams that are perceived as colorless images.
    C) our nervous system is highly active, while our voluntary muscles hardly move.
  1. a B) stimulants; depressants
  2. b D) personality traits.
  3. c A) suprachiasmatic nucleus.
  4. d C) our nervous system is highly active, while our voluntary muscles hardly move.
  5. e A) schemas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A) genes.
  2. D) delta waves
  3. A) helps fix the day's experiences into permanent memories.
  4. C) REM sleep
  5. B) Ecstasy.

5 True/False questions

  1. People have always responded so positively to Alyssa's good looks that she has developed a socially confident and outgoing personality. This best illustrates
    A) the impact of temperament on gender identity.
    B) that gender schemas and social roles are complementary.
    C) the interaction of nature and nurture.
    D) the reciprocal influence of norms and roles.
    C) the interaction of nature and nurture.

          

  2. Which drugs are most likely to be prescribed as tranquilizers?
    A) amphetamines
    B) barbiturates
    C) hallucinogens
    D) opiates
    B) barbiturates

          

  3. Which specialty area would be most interested in identifying the cortical activation patterns associated with a person's perception of different objects?
    A) evolutionary psychology
    B) cognitive neuroscience
    C) behavior genetics
    D) behaviorism
    B) cognitive neuroscience

          

  4. The genome is the complete
    A) collection of sexual characteristics regulated by the X and Y chromosomes.
    B) range of traits that contribute to reproductive success.
    C) set of genetic material in an organism's chromosomes.
    D) set of interactions between genes and environments.
    C) set of genetic material in an organism's chromosomes.

          

  5. A rewarding consequence of cigarette smoking is that it reduces
    A) blood pressure and heart rate.
    B) sensitivity to pain.
    C) mental alertness.
    D) the release of epinephrine into the bloodstream.
    B) sensitivity to pain

          

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