potential for healthy growth
Humanisitic psychologists focus attention on the importance of people's ________.
Given 1/2 the members of the group, some findings:
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder"
stratified sample to population
Statistical reasoning can help us correctly generalize _____ to _____.
To fully appreciate the interaction of nerual activity, people should be seen as these systems
continuity vs. stages
1 of the 3 major concerns of developmental psychology center around nature v. nurture and _____ vs. _____.
mental skills develop earlier and more gradually
The current research about Piaget says that mental skills develop__________ and ________.
A child's realization that other's may have beliefs different than their own illustrates that they are not entirely ______.
recalling meaningless material
In recall & recognition tests for recently learned materials, older people have trouble with _______.
the cocktail party effect
Because she was listening to the news on the radio, the lady didn't hear a word her husband was saying, this is an example of ________.
with her eyes closed and her hose plugged, she couldn't taste difference between onion and a pear. her experience illustrates ______.
people are more likely to perceive a figure/ground picture as reversible if told so. this illustrates _________.
which of the following distance cues contributes to the perception that the height of St. Louis arch is greater than width?
closer : farther
cars are typically perceived as ________ if they have bright headlights rather than dim headlighs and _________farther if they are higher than lower.
perception is innate and helps to organize sensory experiences
the philosopher Immanuel Kant emphasized that ______.
compared to young adults, older adults spend a relatively small amounts of their sleep in ______.
feeling that one's life is meaningless
research suggests an important factor in teen drug abuse is _______.
alexis is addicted to drugs. the room in which she does drugs will become a _________________.
based on research on role of cognitive process and learning,the strength of a conditioned response depends primarily on CS/US association
after recovering from a motorcycle accident, jeanna is afraid to ride a motorcycle but not a bicycle. this is an example of ____________.
because mandesa would always pick up her daughter when she cried, the baby became a cry baby. in this case, picking up the baby served as _______________.
a small town DJ announces how much money is in a jackpot and people randomly call to win. this is an example of ________.
less sympathy for victims
prolonged exposure to TV violence leads viewers to experience _______________.
damage to hippocampus
although mr. yanagita plays poker well, he can't remember learning to play. this is a result of _______________.
shortly after seeing a poster of a missing child, people tend to notice suspicious behavior involving children. this is an example of _________.
austin can't remember jack's name because he wasn't paying attention. this is an example of __________.
most people take less time to recognize a cow as a mammal than a mouse. this is because a cow best fits peoples' ________.
the arousal theory of motivation would be most useful for explaining an infants ________.
parasympathetic nervous system
dominique saw 6 fire trucks, she became scared then then was CALMED DOWN because of the ________________.
although eduardo has repressed his homosexual desires, he is distressed by a false suspicion that men lust after him. this is an example of__________.
which theorists have been criticized for underestimating the predisposition for humans to be evil?
have high self-esteem
by comparing themselves to the same ethnicity, minorities are very likely to _____________.
it is most helpful to use __________ approach to explain why certain psychological disorders only occur in specific cultures.
researchers have found that low levels of _________ were found in 13 year old boys who became convicts at an older age.
compared to those who suffer with no disorder, the risk of suicide is _________(higher or lower) with alcohol. compared with general population, the risk of suicide is __________(higher or lower) to those with depression.
foot in the door phenomenon
the tendency for initial compliance for a small request then big request
friendly and close, unfriendly and close
job applicants interviewed by unfriendly and friendly employers who sit at a normal distance and close distance, applicants prefer _________________.
the tendency for people to exert less effort when they are pulling their effort toward a common goal
improves on easy tasks, hinders on hard tasks
how does the presence of observers affect the performance of a task?
law abiding citizens may vandalize and loot when part of a mob. this is an example of __________.
when white university women withheld criticism of a flawed essay by a black student, this demonstrates _______.
self fulfilling prophecy
countryA increased size of military because they predicted that countryB would do the same. country B did the same after country!. the responses demonstrate_______.
social scripts provided by media
a significant danger of media violence is that impressionable viewers are more likely to enact ____________.
research on the effects of violent video games provides evidence that disconfirms the __________.
social exchange theory
katcha donated money to charity in order to boost her own self esteem. jennifer failed to contribute because she was afraid of running out of money. this is an example of ______.
proximity and liking
the mere exposure effect most directly contributes the positive relationship between________.
ever since julio's mother began to give gold stars for keeping his bed dry, he stopped wetting the bed. this is an example of _______.