← midterm psychology Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What sort of cognitive tasks can we perform in working memory?
- What are culture-fair tests designed to do?
- How do infants in this stage explore their environment?
- How else can researchers ensure that a sample resembles the population as closely as possible?
- How many pairs?
- a A test (such as IQ test) designed to minimize the importance of skills and knowledge that may be more common in some cultures then in others.
- b Nonverbal, taste, touch, smell
- c Use a large sample group
- d 23
- e "mental scratchpad" briefly hold information when we are solving math problems, doing a puzzle, plan a meal or read a book, or follow directions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- An architect is afraid to try an unconventional design because she fears that other architects will think it is frivolous.
- Adolescence is the culturally defined period between childhood and adulthood. Puberty is the biologically defined period during which a person matures sexually and becomes capable of reproduction.
- Ability to think symbolically
- Nurture = environment the sum of all external conditions that affect a person, including especially the effects of learning.
Nature = Heredity the transmission of physical and psychological characteristics from parents to offspring through genes
- the variable that is manipulated in an experiment (e.g. type of words participants receive in a memory experiment) and consequently affects the dependent variable
5 True/False Questions
Please be able to recognize or provide examples of overt and covert behaviors that are studied by psychologists. → A traumatic childhood experience, or a rape
Conventional moral reasoning → Moral thinking based on a desire to please others or to follow accepted rules and values. "He shouldn't steal the drug because others will think he is a thief. His wife would not want to be saved by thievery"
How many chromosomes do humans have? → 46
What is an authoritative parenting style? Please be able to recognize or provide examples of an authoritative parenting style. How do children raised by authoritative parents behave? → Parents who supply firm and consistent guidance combined with love and affection. Parents balance their own rights with those of their children. Control children's behavior in a caring, responsible non authoritarian way "Do it for this reason" Effective parents are firm and consistent, not harsh or rigid, encourage the child to act responsibly to think and make good decisions. Produces children who are resilient and develop the strengths then need to thrive.
What is a deprived environment? → Unconsciously pushing unwanted memories out of awareness.