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5 Matching questions

  1. puberty
  2. unconditioned response (UCR)
  3. experiment
  4. identical twins
  5. sexual orientation
  1. a The period of sexual maturation, during which a person becomes capable of reproducing
  2. b An enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex (homosexual) or the other sex (heterosexual)
  3. c twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms
  4. d a research method in which an investigator manipulates one or more factors to observe the effect on some behavior or mental process
  5. e In classical conditioning, the unlearned, naturally occuring response to the unconditioned stimulus (UCS)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The behavior that a test is designed to predict; thus, the measure used in defining whether the test has predictive validity
  2. The clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in many developed countries
  3. The sense of hearing
  4. Biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in behavior, relatively unifluenced by experience
  5. the condition of an experiment that contrasts with the experimental condition and serves as a comparison for evaluating the effect of the treatment

5 True/False questions

  1. internal locus of controlThe perception that one controls one's own fate


  2. retrievalThe process of getting information out of memory storage


  3. modeRetinal receptors that detect black, white, and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond


  4. conditioned response (CR)In classical conditioning, the learned response to a previously neutral conditioned stimulus


  5. syntaxThe rules for combining words into grammatically sensible sentences in a given language


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