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  1. How neurons communicate
  2. Respect People
  3. Philosophical empiricism
  4. Disadvantages of Naturalistic Observation
  5. Neurons
  1. a cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information-processing tasks
  2. b The philosophical view that all knowledge is acquired through experience
  3. c Synapse is the junction or region between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites, or cell body of another. There is a small synaptic space between them across which information is transmitted. The transmission of information across the synapse is fundamental to communication between neurons, a process that allows us to think, feel, and behave.
  4. d getting informed consent from participants, not coercing participation, protecting participants from harm, weighing benefits against risks, avoiding deception, and keeping information confidential
  5. e Can be time consuming and expensive, does not allow for scientific control of variables, experimenters cannot control extraneous variables, subjects may be aware of the observer and may act differently as a result

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. mean, median, and mode
  2. technique for choosing participants that ensures that every member of a population has an equal chance of being included in the sample
  3. a region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, judgment
  4. left temporal lobe; controls a person's ability of speech comprehension
  5. "Like goes with like"

5 True/False Questions

  1. Respect Truthpsychologists are obligated to tell the truth about their studies, share credit appropriately, and grant others access to their data.


  2. requirements of experimental designManipulation and random assignment


  3. Dendritereceives information from other neurons and relays it to the cell body


  4. ethics in psychologyRespecting people, animals and the truth:


  5. Forebrainsits on top of the hindbrain, relatively small in humans, is important for orientation and movement


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