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5 Matching questions

  1. neurotransmitter receptor
  2. chromosomal aberration; mutation
  3. the mean of the squared differences of each score from the mean score
  4. replicate other theories
  5. heritability
  1. a the amount of variability in a particular trait, in a particular population, at a particular time that is due to genetic factors
  2. b a theory does NOT
  3. c Rearrangement of chromosomes is to _____ as alteration of DNA sequence within a single gene is to _____
  4. d The protein molecule embedded in the membrane of a postsynaptic neuron that allows the neuron to be excited or inhibited by presynaptic neurons
  5. e The variance of a set of scores is

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. According to the text what makes psychology both exciting and confusing
  2. an example of naturalistic observation
  3. the brain and the spinal cord make up the
  4. Dr. Critchfield studies the similarities and differences among societies in terms of how infants and children are raised. He works in
  5. the mechanism in the membrane of the axon that actively pumps ions in and out of the axon is an ion

5 True/False questions

  1. normal distributionA consequence of the fact that some members of a species produce more offspring than other members of the species


  2. different parts of the brain may have different functionsOne of the important implications of the doctrine of specific nerve energies was that


  3. a mindIn Descartes's view the critical distinction between people and the rest of the natural world was that humans possess


  4. Confounding variables may be present in a study after it beginsDr. Estavez is worried the order in which he presents his lists to participants may affect the outcome of the study. He should


  5. bladder contractionThe sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system does NOT control


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