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Ch12 Myers Psychology

After spending years in the ocean, a mature salmon swims up its home river to return to its birthplace. This

 behavior is an example of:

Need is to drive as ________ is to _______.

Insulin is to the pancreas as ghrelin is to:

A starving rat will lose all interest in food if its ________ is destroyed.

The secretion of leptin _________ hunger and the secretion of orexin ________ hunger.

In an attempt to lose some of the weight she has gained from binge eating, Melissa tries to compensate by

using laxatives and exercising until she is exhausted. Melissa most clearly demonstrates symptoms of:

Over the past 50 years, the incidence of anorexia nervosa has steadily increased. This is most clearly

 attributable to:

During which phase of the sexual response cycle does the refractory period begin?

Removal of a woman's ovaries may contribute to decreasing sexual interest because her natural _ level is __.

A Columbia University study found that teens who took vows pledging virginity until marriage were


The fraternal birth order effect has been explained in terms of:

The fraternal birth order effect refers to a factor associated with:

Work is most likely to satisfy the higher-level needs in Maslow's hierarchy if it is associated with:

Evaluations of job applicants based on informal interviews are ________ predictors of future job

performance than handwriting analysis and ________ predictors than aptitude tests.

A tendency to assume that employees view work as a job rather than a calling is most characteristic of:

Orexin is an appetite hormone secreted by the:

By motivating us to satisfy our physical needs, hunger and thirst serve to:

Who emphasized that people whose needs for safety are unmet will not be preoccupied with satisfying

their needs for love?

Destruction of the ________ causes an animal to ________.

The concept of a set point is relevant to understanding the experience of:

Lindsey is extremely afraid of becoming obese even though she is underweight. She often checks her body

in the mirror for any signs of fat and refuses to eat most foods because she insists they are fatty or high in calories. Lindsey most clearly demonstrates symptoms of:

Bulimia patients are most likely to come from families with an unusually high incidence of:

The accuracy of Alfred Kinsey's survey findings regarding American sexual practices in the 1940s is highly

questionable because:

Sleep researchers have discovered that:

Compared to sexual intercourse rates among teens in North America, the rates among teens are ________ in

Western Europe and ________ in Asia.
Regardless of their sexual orientation, women are more likely than men to be aroused by both male and

female sexual images. This best illustrates gender differences in:

Which of the following is not true with respect to sexual orientation?

Personnel psychology is one of the main subfields of:

For each performance review, Professor Donnell is evaluated by her students, colleagues, department chair,

 and research assistants. This best illustrates: