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5 Matching questions

  1. the hippocampus and frontal lobes are immature during early infancy
  2. more; less
  3. change blindness
  4. biological predispositions
  5. stability and change.
  1. a Compared with women, men are ________ likely to feel comfortable about having casual sex with different partners and ________ likely to cite affection as a reason for their first sexual intercourse.
  2. b After pigs learned to pick up and deposit coins in a piggy bank, the pigs subsequently dropped the coins repeatedly and pushed them with their snouts. This best illustrates the importance of ________ in operant conditioning.
  3. c Four-year-old Karen can't remember anything of the first few months of her life. This is best explained by the fact that
  4. d The fact that many happy and well-adjusted adults were once rebellious and unhappy as adolescents is most relevant to the issue of
  5. e While a man provided directions to a construction worker, two experimenters rudely interrupted by passing between them carrying a door. The man's failure to notice that the construction worker was replaced by a different person during this interruption illustrates

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Big Five trait dimensions were identified by means of
  2. 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.
  3. The most foolproof way of testing whether a newly introduced method of psychological therapy is truly effective is to use
  4. Which of the following correlation coefficients expresses the weakest degree of relationship between two variables?
  5. After readin a newspaper report suggesting that drunken driving might have contributed to a recent auto accident, several people who actually witnessed the accident began to remember the driver involved as traveling more recklessly than was actually the case. This provides an example of

5 True/False questions

  1. effortful processingConsciously repeating the name of a new classmate you want to remember illustrates


  2. have all of these resultsA chess-playing computer program that routinely calculates all possible outcomes of all possible game moves best illustrates problem solving by means of


  3. bodily needsMorphine and heroin are


  4. natural selectionEvolutionary psychology studies the evolution of behavior and the mind using principles of


  5. preoperationalAccording to Piaget, a child can represent things with words and images but cannot reason with logic during the ________ stage.


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