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(TCO 6) Which of the following situations is the BEST example of eustress?

Student Answer: Akiko is struggling to complete the last mile of her first triathlon.

Mose is performing his standard, moderate workout at the gym.

Alban just sprained his ankle playing a grueling tennis match.

Both Akiko and Mose best exemplify eustress.

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 64

Points Received: 0 of 5

Comments:

Question 2. Question :

(TCO 6) Which of the following persons is MOST likely to experience chronic stress?

Student Answer: Zachary's father died of a heart attack three weeks ago.

INCORRECT Junko has been in labor for 10 hours so far. (TCO )

Wen-Ho is stuck on a Los Angeles freeway at rush hour.

Paulette is shy and attending a new high school.

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3

Points Received: 0 of 5

Comments:

Question 3. Question :

(TCO 6) The release of cortisol during the fight or flight response occurs at the end of the _____ pathway.

Student Answer: pituitary, hypothalamus, adrenal cortex

INCORRECT pituitary, adrenal cortex, hypothalamus

hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal cortex

adrenal cortex, hypothalamus, pituitary

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 66

Points Received: 0 of 5

Comments:

Question 4. Question :

(TCO 6) Which of the following is among the characteristics associated with Type-A personality?

Student Answer: time urgency

patience

calm

relaxed

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 70

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 5. Question :

(TCO 6) Primary appraisal refers to idea of ______________.

Student Answer: deciding if a stressor is harmful, threatening, or challenging

deciding what types of coping strategies are available

deciding to use defense mechanisms to deal with a stressor

deciding to directly deal with the stressor

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 79

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 6. Question :

(TCO 4) Through a process called _____________, sensory stimuli are interpreted as distinct sensations because their neural impulses travel to different parts of the brain.

Student Answer: INCORRECT transduction

organization

coding

sensory reduction

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 88

Points Received: 0 of 5

Comments:

Question 7. Question :

(TCO 4) Hyperopia (or farsightedness) results from images focused _____.

Student Answer: on the fovea

in front of the retina

behind the retina

on the rods

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 92

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 8. Question :

(TCO 4) The sense of gustation is important from an evolutionary standpoint because __________.

Student Answer: it allows us to enjoy the food that we eat

it helps us stay away from foods that are harmful or toxic

it helps to enhance our sense of smell

a and b

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 97

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 9. Question :

(TCO 4) Bodily posture, orientation, and movement information is provided to the brain by the _____ sense(s).

Student Answer: kinesthetic

vestibular

balance

a and b

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 98

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 10. Question :

(TCO 4) An example of ___________ would be if after a month of having stuck a post-it note by your door to remind you of an appointment, you forgot the appointment,

Student Answer: sensory adaptation

selective perception

habituation

selective attention

Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 100

Points Received: 5 of 5

Comments:

Question 11. Question :

(TCO 6 ) This question has three parts:

(A) Contrast emotion-focused and problem-focused coping strategies.

(B) What would be an effective emotion-focused coping strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this test? What would be an ineffective emotion-focused coping strategy?

(C) What would be an effective problem-focused coping strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this test? What would be an ineffective problem-focused coping strategy?

 

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Question (TCO 6) Which of the following situations is the BEST example of eustress? Student Answer: Akiko is struggling to complete the last mile of her first triathlon. Mose is performing his standard, moderate workout at the gym. Alban just sprained his ankle playing a grueling tennis match. Both Akiko and Mose best exemplify eustress. Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 64 Points Received: 0 of 5 Comments: Question 2. Question : (TCO 6) Which of the following persons is MOST likely to experience chronic stress? Student Answer: Zachary's father died of a heart attack three weeks ago. INCORRECT Junko has been in labor for 10 hours so far. (TCO ) Wen-Ho is stuck on a Los Angeles freeway at rush hour. Paulette is shy and attending a new high school. Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3 Points Received: 0 of 5 Comments: Question 3. Question : (TCO 6) The release of cortisol during the fight or flight response occurs at the end of the _____ pathway. Student Answer: pituitary, hy...
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