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5 Matching Questions

  1. Construct Validity
  2. Reactivity (of Behavior)
  3. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
  4. Personality Inventory
  5. Alternate-Form Reliability
  1. a Modification of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which allows researchers to take pictures of the brain so quickly that metabolic changes can be measured, resulting in a picture of the brain at work rather than of its structure alone.
  2. b The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  3. c The phenomenon whereby behavior is changed by the very fact that it is being observed.
  4. d A self-report questionnaire by which an examinee indicates whether statements assessing habitual tendencies apply to him or her.
  5. e The extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.
  2. A psychological assessment device employing a set of standard but vague stimuli on the assumption that unstructured material will allow unconscious motivations and fears to be uncovered. The Rorschach series of inkblots is an example.
  3. In behavioral assessment, a procedure whereby the individual observes and reports certain aspects of his or her behavior, thoughts, or emotions.
  4. A graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.
  5. The extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied.

5 True/False Questions

  1. NeuropsychologistA psychologist concerned with the relationships among cognition, affect, and behavior on the one hand, and brain function on the other.


  2. ElectrocardiogramA physician who studies the nervous system, especially its structure, functions, and abnormalities.


  3. Family FunctioningThe adjustment of the family system as a whole in terms of family environment and performance of assigned roles to family members.


  4. Thought ListingA physician who studies the nervous system, especially its structure, functions, and abnormalities.


  5. CT scanA computer-generated picture of the living brain, created by analysis of radioactive particles from isotopes injected into the bloodstream.


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