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  1. Assessing possible links between specific chromosome segments and alcohol dependence would be of greatest interest to a(n)
    A) evolutionary psychologist.
    B) molecular geneticist.
    C) behaviorist.
    D) social learning theoris
  2. According to Piaget, a person first comprehends that division is the reverse of multiplication during the ________ stage.
    A) preoperational
    B) concrete operational
    C) formal operational
    D) sensorimotor
  3. 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.
  4. Twin studies suggest that Alzheimer's disease is influenced by
    A) fertility.
    B) gender.
    C) heredity.
    D) mutations.
  5. At about 8 months, children become increasingly likely to react to newcomers with tears and distress. This best illustrates
    A) assimilation.
    B) insecure attachment.
    C) egocentrism.
    D) stranger anxiety.
  1. a C) the interaction of nature and nurture.
  2. b B) molecular geneticist.
  3. c C) heredity
  4. d B) concrete operational
  5. e D) stranger anxiety.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. C) recognize that the quantity of a substance remains the same despite changes in its shape
  2. C) sleep spindles
  3. C) mere exposure.
  4. A) stared longer at the outcome.
  5. D) change blindness

5 True/False questions

  1. One of the dangers of using Ecstasy at all-night dances is
    A) increased appetite.
    B) dehydration.
    C) lethargy.
    D) pupil constriction.
    B) dehydration


  2. Jordanna has decided to go to bed early. Although her eyes are closed and she's very relaxed, she has not yet fallen asleep. An electroencephalograph is most likely to indicate the presence of
    A) delta waves.
    B) alpha waves.
    C) sleep spindles.
    D) rapid eye movements.
    C) the interaction of nature and nurture.


  3. The simultaneous processing of information at both conscious and unconscious levels is called
    A) the cocktail party effect.
    B) the pop-out phenomenon.
    C) dual processing.
    D) selective attention.
    B) slow and especially effective for solving new problems.


  4. The labels "easy," "difficult," and "slow-to-warm-up" are used to refer to differences in an infant's
    A) genome.
    B) fitness.
    C) temperament.
    D) adaptability
    B) Ecstasy.


  5. From ages 3 to 6, the brain's neural networks are sprouting most rapidly in the
    A) frontal lobes.
    B) hypothalamus.
    C) cerebellum.
    D) brainstem.
    D) all of these: extraversion, neuroticism, temperament