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  1. adolescence
  2. an external locus of control
  3. less; less
  4. receive incoming signals from other neurons
  5. selective attention
  1. a The cocktail party effect provides an example of
  2. b The function of dendrites is to
  3. c According to Erikson, trust is to infancy as identity is to
  4. d Laura fails to recognize any connection between her unsafe sexual practices and the likelihood of contracting a sexually transmitted infection. Laura's lack of perceptiveness best illustrates the dangers of
  5. e Compared with identical twins, fraternal twins are ________ similar in neuroticism and ________ similar in risk of divorcing.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Infant motor development is typically characterized by individual differences in ________ of the major developmental milestones
  2. The motor cortex is located in the ________ lobes
  3. Professor Ober carefully observes and records the behaviors of children in their classrooms in order to track the development of their social and intellectual skills. Professor Ober is most clearly engaged in
  4. After he was spanked on several occasions for spilling his milk at a restaurant, Colin became afraid to go to the restaurant. In this case, spanking was a(n) _______ for Colin's fear.
  5. At 3 o'clock in the morning, John has already slept for 4 hours. As long as his sleep continues, we can expect an increasing occurrence of

5 True/False questions

  1. parasympathetic nervous systemAfter discovering that the shadows outside his window were only the trees in the yard, Ralph's blood pressure decreased and his heartbeat slowed. These physical reactions were most directly regulated by his


  2. conditioned reinforcerA student's choice to study at the beginning of the term for midterm exams as opposed to going to see a movie with friends best illustrates that human behavior can be influenced by


  3. conformingHEaring the word "rabbit" may lead people to spell the spoken work "hair" as "hare." This best illustrates the outcome of a process known as


  4. scatterplot.To represent the correlation between two variables graphically, researchers often construct a


  5. scienceIn studying human behavior, contemporary psychologists rely most heavily on


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