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  1. Mind vs. Body
  2. Dendrite
  3. Availability
  4. Forebrain
  5. Psychology theoretical frameworks
  1. a estimating the likelihood of an occurrence based on the ease it comes to mind
  2. b receives information from other neurons and relays it to the cell body
  3. c One of the central questions in psychology (and philosophy) concerns the mind/body problem: is the mind part of the body, or the body part of the mind? If they are distinct, then how do they interact? And which of the two is in charge?
  4. d 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. e Nativism, psychoanalytic theory, humanistic psychology, behaviorism, cognitive psychology, evolutionary psychology, social psychology, phrenology

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. involves observing and recording the variables of interest in the natural environment without interference or manipulation by the experimenter.
  2. made up of the brain and spinal cord
  3. an approach to understanding human nature that emphasizes the positive potential of human beings
  4. transmits information to other neurons, muscles, or glands
  5. Refers to observable actions of humans/ nonhumans

5 True/False Questions

  1. Independent variablethe variable that is manipulated in an experiment


  2. Results of Carlson (1985)respects animal rights and treat them humanely


  3. Neuronscells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information-processing tasks


  4. ethics in psychologysubfield of psychology that studies the causes and consequences of interpersonal behavior


  5. Myelin sheathinsulating layer of fatty material


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