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How many cups of popcorn would equal 80 calories?

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Three. One half cup of corn has the same amount of calories as three cups of popcorn.

Who founded the first formal laboratory of Psychology at the University of Leipzig in 1879?

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Wilhelm Wundt. Wundt is considered to have founded both experimental and cognitive psychology.

What kind of muscle contraction is also referred to as "static tension"?

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Isometric. Eccentric contraction of a muscle happens during its lengthening.

Where in the human body would you find rods and cones?

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Eye. Of the two major photoreceptor cells in the eye, cones function better in bright light while rods function better in dim light.

Women who use intrauterine devices may be at a lower risk of developing which of the following?

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Cervical Cancer. Women using IUDs for contraception may reduce their risk of getting cervical cancer by one-third according to a 2017 study.

How many teaspoons of sugar are in a can of Coke?

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About 7 Teaspoons. The Coca-Cola Company started putting its beverages in cans in the 1950s.

Which vitamin nourishes the skin?

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E. Vitamin E is one of 4 fat-soluble vitamins, the rest are water-soluble.

In a 2006 study, what percent of U.S. college students reported binge drinking?

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40%. Binge drinking is defined as more than 4 drinks at a time for women and five for men.

HIV is not present in which bodily substance?

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Sweat. Sweat contains no HIV, therefore you cannot get HIV by touching someone's unbroken skin.

Where can you find "pulp" in the body?

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Teeth. The soft tissue in the middle of a tooth is called the "pulp".

What is "cerumen" a medical term for?

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Earwax. Earwax protects the skin of the human ear canal.

What is the name for a toe that is bent and cannot be straightened?

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Hammer Toe. "Hammer toe" is usually caused by wearing improperly-fitted shoes.

When Dr. Robert Atkins, the man who invented the Atkins Diet, was in medical school, what was his major?

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Cardiology. The Atkins Nutritional Approach, or Atkins Diet is low on carbs and high on proteins and fat.

Who discovered the effectiveness of using Lithium to treat mental disorders in 1949?

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John Cade. Lithium is considered to be the first medication effective in treating psychological disorders.

On which diagnostic test would PVCs be found?

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EKG. PVC's are irregular heartbeats.

Who is considered the founder of Gestalt Psychology?

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Max Wertheimer. Although Wertheimer is credited for founding the movement, it was first introduced to contemporary society by Christian von Ehrenfels.

Which section of the USDA's 2006 Food Pyramid is the largest?

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Grains. Millets are a small-seeded species of cereal crops or grains.

Which of the following is a macronutrient?

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Protein. Macronutrients are the "big" nutrients, which include proteins, carbohydrates and fats.

Reconstructive surgery first emerged after which war?

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World War I. An estimated one million reconstructive surgeries are performed annually.

Phineas Gage's personality was severely altered after an iron rod pierced what part of his brain?

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Frontal Lobe. After the accident, Phineas lost his job and spent a year with P.T. Barnum's museum as a sideshow attraction.

 

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