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1. Which of these statements is NOT true for monozygotic twins?

  • Non-identical twins, share 50% of their genes
  • Identical twins, share 100% of their genes
  • A higher concordance rate than dizygotic twins
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2. What is the definition of hormones?

  • A hormone produced by the adrenal glands which is part of the body's immediate stress response system. It has a strong effect on the cells of the cardiovascular system
  • Chemical substances that circulate in the bloodstream and only affect target organs
  • An organ in the body that synthesises substances such as hormones
  • One of the body's major information systems that instructs glands to release large quantities of hormones directly into the blood stream which disappear quickly and have powerful effects
  • The way an animal responds when stressed. The body becomes physiologically aroused in readiness to fight or flee

3. What was the aim of Bandura's research?

  • To look at the effects of punishment and positive reinforcement in animals
  • To look at how aggressive behaviour influences children's own behaviour
  • To look at how a stimulus is conditioned to create a desired response
  • To look at how passive behaviour influences children's own behaviour

4. What is the correct definition of a genotype?

  • An individuals genetic make-up which occurs at conception and provides the genetic code for how that individual will develop (such as eye colour)
  • The product of what happens when the genetic make-up interferes with the environment (such as height)

5. What model of memory demonstrates the theoretical model?

  • Multi-store model of memory
  • Working memory model




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