QUESTION 16 Bill organizes his computer icons by colour. This…

QuestionAnswered step-by-stepQUESTION 16 Bill organizes his computer icons by colour. This…QUESTION 16 Bill organizes his computer icons by colour. This colour-coding exemplifies which Gestalt principle?    a. Proximity   b. Similarity   c. Chromaticity   d. Closure   1 points   QUESTION 17 Visitors to a sawmill notice the intense noise immediately upon entering the mill. After 10 minutes, the noise will be heard __________, according to the principle of sensory adaptation.     a. less intensely   b. intermittently   c. more intensely   d. with the same intensity   1 points   QUESTION 18 Which historical figures believed that some knowledge was inborn in humans?    a. Plato and John Locke   b. Renée Descartes and Plato   c. John Locke   d. Wilhelm Wundt and John Locke   1 points   QUESTION 19 The parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for which aspect of behaviour?    a. The integration of sensory information   b. Preparing the body for emergencies   c. Taking care of the body’s functions at rest   d. Facilitation of newly learned actions   1 points   QUESTION 20 What takes place when sound waves impinge upon the eardrum?    a. It shrinks in size   b. It stiffens   c. It develops tiny pores   d. It vibrates   1 points   QUESTION 21 In the early 1900s Leta Stetter Hollingworth indicated which of the following?    a. Women are more susceptible to emotional disorders than men   b. The cognitive abilities of women do not decline during the menstrual cycle   c. Women live longer than men   d. Women display superior emotional stamina to that of men   1 points   QUESTION 22 Jason suffers from the symptoms of depression. Some psychologists believe that his depression could be caused by a deficiency of which neurotransmitter?    a. GABA   b. Serotonin   c. Dopamine   d. Endorphins   1 points   QUESTION 23 Which area of the brain is primarily associated with basic functions relating to emotions and self-preservation, such as eating and reproduction?    a. Thalamus   b. Cerebral cortex   c. Limbic system   d. Cerebellum   1 points   QUESTION 24 The disease was rare but seemed to appear under specific conditions and then disappear again. A research team was formed to search medical records and newspapers for clues to the relationship between the occurrence of the disease and the environmental conditions. This is an example of which of the following?    a. Naturalistic observation   b. Experimental research   c. A case study   d. Archival research   1 points   QUESTION 25 The visual spectrum to which human eyes are able to respond includes which of the following?    a. The longest electromagnetic radiation wavelengths   b. The shortest electromagnetic radiation wavelengths   c. A specific range of electromagnetic radiation wavelengths   d. The complete range of all electromagnetic radiation wavelengths   1 points   QUESTION 26 In the early twentieth century the movement which followed structuralism examined the human behaviours which allowed individuals to adapt to the requirements of environment. What perspective is being described?    a. Introspection   b. Gestalt psychology   c. Psychodynamic psychology   d. Functionalism   1 points   QUESTION 27 People who are unusually short or tall may have abnormalities in which endocrine gland?    a. Thymus   b. Pancreas   c. Testis   d. Pituitary   1 points   QUESTION 28 In the opening Prologue the authors ask the question – Why Study Psychology? They state that the field of psychology gives students insight into all the following EXCEPT which one?   a. The inner workings of the brain   b. Why meditation is beneficial at work   c. Our susceptibility to criminality   d. How personality traits influence occupational success   1 points   QUESTION 29 Gestalt psychology is a collection of laws that explain which of the following?    a. The organization of the physiology of vision   b. How people organize their perceptions of the world   c. How people organize behaviours that are learned through experience   d. The organization of sensory information in the field   1 points   QUESTION 30 Which theory would state that receptor cells for colour are linked in pairs, and when one of the cells is activated the partner cells are inhibited?    a. Opponent-process   b. Trichromatic   c. Psychophysic   d. Semicircular   Social ScienceSociologyPSY 100Share Question

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