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  1. Mind
  2. Random selection
  3. Neurons
  4. Respect Animals
  5. Psychology theoretical frameworks
  1. a Nativism, psychoanalytic theory, humanistic psychology, behaviorism, cognitive psychology, evolutionary psychology, social psychology, phrenology
  2. b respects animal rights and treat them humanely
  3. c cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information-processing tasks
  4. d refers to our private, inner experience
  5. e technique for choosing participants that ensures that every member of a population has an equal chance of being included in the sample

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, judgment
  2. Applied cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology
  3. getting informed consent from participants, not coercing participation, protecting participants from harm, weighing benefits against risks, avoiding deception, and keeping information confidential
  4. "Like goes with like"
  5. the highest level of the brain and is critical for complex, cognitive, emotional, sensory, and motor functions; divided into two parts- the cerebral cortex and underlying subcortical structures

5 True/False Questions

  1. types of heuristicsmental shortcuts; anything we engage in to conserve cognitive energy, Pro: efficient Con: Tendency to oversimplify reality-ex: stereotypes


  2. Basal gangliaConsists of a group of regions in the lower, or basal, area of the brain; it is important as a producer of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which affects the ability of brain cells to transmit information to one another. It is known to have an effect on attention, reflexes, and learning. Degeneration is associated with Alzheimer's disease.


  3. Psychoanalytic theorySigmund Freud's approach to understanding human behavior that emphasizes the importance of unconscious mental processes in shaping feelings, thoughts, and behaviors


  4. Evolutionary psychologyapproach that explains mind and behavior in terms of the adaptive value of abilities that are preserved overtime by natural selection


  5. Observationinvolves observing and recording the variables of interest in the natural environment without interference or manipulation by the experimenter.


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