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5 Matching questions

  1. heritability
  2. median
  3. causes
  4. genetic markers; segregation analysis
  5. prefrontal cortex
  1. a In general, psychologists try to explain behavior by studying its
  2. b the amount of variability in a particular trait, in a particular population, at a particular time that is due to genetic factors
  3. c To summarize a set of numbers most precisely in terms of central tendency use the
  4. d Molecular biology is to ____ as behavior genetics is to _____
  5. e the motor association cortex is located in the

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the mechanism in the membrane of the axon that actively pumps ions in and out of the axon is an ion
  2. the reproductive strategy that involves high female and low male parental investment
  3. blocks acetylcholine receptors
  4. A consequence of the fact that some members of a species produce more offspring than other members of the species
  5. According to the text what makes psychology both exciting and confusing

5 True/False questions

  1. central nervous systemthe mechanism in the membrane of the axon that actively pumps ions in and out of the axon is an ion

          

  2. chromosomal aberration; mutationRearrangement of chromosomes is to _____ as alteration of DNA sequence within a single gene is to _____

          

  3. a researcher watching two birds building a nest in a treean example of naturalistic observation

          

  4. generalizabilitythe amount of variability in a particular trait, in a particular population, at a particular time that is due to genetic factors

          

  5. it cannot account for all of the steps of the evolutionary processDr. Estavez is worried the order in which he presents his lists to participants may affect the outcome of the study. He should

          

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