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MCAT Psychology – Executive Function
As a result of substance abuse throughout adolescence, a young adult suffers from a number of psychological symptoms reflecting diminished executive functioning. Which of the following are likely true of this patient? I. Pathological changes to the prefrontal cortex. II. Increased susceptibility to auditory hallucinations. III. Reduced behavioral impulse control. A) I only B) III READ MORE
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MCAT Chemistry – Conduction
A conducting material may be characterized by all of the following EXCEPT: A. Flowing current B. The conduction of electrons from one nucleus to another C. Relatively low resistivity constants D. Metallic materials such as copper and aluminum   READ MORE
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MCAT Psychology – Bystander Effect
Walking down a street late at night, an adult male pedestrian notices a young female on the ground, not moving. The female is on the opposite side of the street. Crossing the street, the pedestrian notices that the young woman appears both much wealthier than he is and is of a different ethnicity. Seeing no READ MORE
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MCAT Physics – Snell’s Law
A beam of light in a liquid medium with a refractive index of 2 passes through a glass medium with a refractive index of 1.5. Assuming internal reflection does not occur, which of the following comparisons is true? READ MORE
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MCAT Psychology – Experimental Design
A psychologist conducts an experiment in which subjects are asked to learn a series of “facts” which are actually statements that have been fabricated by the research team. The subjects consist of undergraduate students at the university where the experiment is being conducted. The subjects are randomly assigned to groups that are compensated either $10 READ MORE
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MCAT Biology – Pancreas Function
  A patient is exposed to a virus whose protein coat has several components that mimic features of several different cell types within the pancreas. If the patient is re-exposed to the virus and an excessive immune response is triggered, the patient may exhibit any of the following symptoms EXCEPT: A) Decreased lipid digestion B) READ MORE
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MCAT Physics – Refraction
I.    The angle of incidence II.    The index of refraction for air III.    The index of refraction for glass A.    I only B.    I and II only C.    II and III only D.    I, II, and III READ MORE
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MCAT Psychology – Experiment Design
A psychologist conducts an experiment in which a dog is trained to roll over. The dog has a small device strapped to its back. Rolling over depresses a button on the device. If the dog rolls over in time, the button is pressed and the device does not shock the dog. This form of conditioning READ MORE