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5 Matching questions

  1. Philosophical empiricism
  2. Respect People
  3. Sympathetic Division
  4. Gestalt psychology
  5. Neurons
  1. a cells in the nervous system that communicate with one another to perform information-processing tasks
  2. b a psychological approach that emphasizes that we often perceive the whole rather than the sum of its parts
  3. c 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.
  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 The philosophical view that all knowledge is acquired through experience

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. mean, median, and mode
  2. 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
  3. set of claims that seems scientific, but isn't, lack safeguard against confirmation bias as a belief perseverance, must be reproducible
  4. The scientific study of mind and behavior
  5. "Like goes with like"

5 True/False questions

  1. Behaviorismthe philosophical view that certain kinds of knowledge are innate or inborn


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


  3. Random selectiontechnique for choosing participants that ensures that every member of a population has an equal chance of being included in the sample


  4. ObservationRefers to observable actions of humans/ nonhumans


  5. Parietal lobehow common a characteristic or behavior is in the general population (base rate fallacy)


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