5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- standard deviation
- operational definition
- natural selection
- a the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those that lead to increased reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations
- b the view that knowledge comes from experience via the senses, and science flourishes through observation and experiment.
- c a computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean score
- d a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish.
- e a statement of the procedures used to define research variables
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution
- "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and pleasure.
- the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body
- experimental results caused by expectations alone; any effect on behavior caused by the administration of an inert substance or condition, which is assumed to be an active agent
- the level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse
5 True/False Questions
nerves → neural "cables" containing many axons. These bundled axons, which are part of the peripheral nervous system, connect the central nervous system with muscles, glands, and sense organs
case study → the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next
independent variable → the outcome factor; the variable that may change in response to manipulations of the independent variable
mean → the middle score in a distribution; half the scores are above it and half are below it
hindsight bias → "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and pleasure.