← Psychology Exam I Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Brain function in CNS
- Random assignment
- a a procedure that uses random event to assign people to the experimental or control group
- b an approach that advocates that psychologists restrict themselves to the scientific study of objectively observable behavior
- c cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information-processing tasks
- d extent to which a measure assess what it claims to measure; a test must be reliable to be valid, but a reliable test can still be completely invalid
- e The brain plays a central role in the control of most bodily functions, including awareness, movements, sensations, thoughts, speech, and memory. Some reflex movements can occur via spinal cord pathways without the participation of brain structures.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- area of the brain that coordinates information coming into and out of the spinal cord
- The philosophical view that all knowledge is acquired through experience
- A set of nerves that prepares the body for action in threatening situations; dilates pupils, relaxes bronchi, accelerates heartbeat, inhibits digestive activity, stimulates glucose release and secretion of epinephrine/norepinephrine, relaxes bladder, stimulates ejaculation in male.
- getting informed consent from participants, not coercing participation, protecting participants from harm, weighing benefits against risks, avoiding deception, and keeping information confidential
- "Like goes with like"
5 True/False Questions
Basal ganglia → estimating the likelihood of an occurrence based on the ease it comes to mind
Parasympathetic Division → A set of nerves that helps the body return to a normal resting state; contracts pupils, constricts bronchi, slows heartbeat, stimulates digestive activity and gall bladder, contracts bladder, allows blood flow to sex organs
Dependent variable → "Like goes with like"
Gestalt psychology → a psychological approach that emphasizes that we often perceive the whole rather than the sum of its parts
Myelin sheath → consistency of measurement overtime