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5 Matching questions

  1. Population
  2. synapse
  3. William James (1842-1910)
  4. Correlational
  5. Psychiatry
  1. a To detect naturally occurring relationships; to assess how well one variable predicts another. Does not specify cause and effect
  2. b Functionalism-stressed the importance of how behavior interacts with the environment
  3. c All the cases n a group being studied from which samples may be drawn
  4. d A branch of medicine dealing with psychological disorders; practiced by physicians who sometimes provide medical treatment as well as psychological therapy.
  5. e the junction between the axon tip of the sending neuron and the dendrite or cell body of the receiving neuron, the tiny gap at this junction is the synaptic gap

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a neural impulse, a brief electrical change that down an axon
  2. drugs that reduce neural activity and slow body function
  3. a sequence of images emotions and thoughts passing through a sleeping persons mind.
  4. Observe 3-and 6-year olds solving puzzles and analyze difference in their abilities.
  5. a powerfully addictive drug that stimulates the central nervous system with speeded up body functions and associated energy and mood changes over time appears to reduce baseline dopamine levels

5 True/False questions

  1. Control groupin an experiment, the group that is NOT exposed to the treatment, contrasts with the experimental group and serves as a comparison for evaluating the effect of the treatment


  2. Social cultural explanations for drug use often focus on the effect of peer influence. an important psychological contributor to drug use isthe feeling that life is meaningless and directionless


  3. A psychologist treating emotionally troubled adolescent at a local mental health agency is most likely to be a(n)....Clinical psychologist


  4. hallucinogensa social interaction in which one person suggests to another that certain perceptions feelings thoughts or behaviors will spontaneously occur


  5. hallucinationsfalse sensory experiences


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