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  1. a Dr. Winkle conducts basic research on the systematic changes in intelligence associated with aging. It is most likely that Dr. Winkle is a(n) ________ psychologist.
  2. b Participants in the Milgram obedience studies were ordered to
  3. c Cones and rods are to vision as _________ are to audition
  4. d The selective loss of unused connections among brain cells is called
  5. e The sense of touch includes the four basic senstations of

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Parents who disguise hostility toward their children by becoming overly protective of them are very likely using the defense mechanism of
  2. Sensory restriction is much more likely to hinder visual development in early infancy than during other times of life. This suggests that there is a(n) _________ for normal visual development
  3. Which type of memory has an essentially limitless capacity?
  4. Perceiving objects as unchanging even as illumination and retinal images change is known as
  5. Alex is suffering from Schizophrenia. This is most closely linked with excess receptor activity for the neurotransmitter

5 True/False Questions

  1. retrieval cueSimple thinking strategies that allow us to solve problems and make judgments efficiently are called


  2. nurture; naturePositive reinforcers _________ the rate of operant responding, and negative reinforces _________ the rate of operant responding.


  3. continuity and stagesMary believes that cognitive development is a matter of gradual and almost imperceptible changes over time. Her viewpoint is most directly relevant to the issue of


  4. the case studyTo understand the unusual behavior of an adult client, a clinical psychologist carefully investigates the client's current life situation and his physical, social-cultural, and educational history. Which research method has the psychologist used?


  5. even ordinary people, who are not usually hostile, can become agents of destruction.The hindsight bias refers to people's tendency to


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