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5 Matching questions

  1. absolute threshold
  2. psychiatry
  3. sleep apnea
  4. wavelength
  5. group polarization
  1. a a branch of medicine dealing with psychological disorders; practiced by physicians who sometimes provide medical (for example, drug) treatments as well as psychological therapy
  2. b The distance from the peak of one light or sound wave to the peak of the next
  3. c A sleep disorder characterized by temporary cessations of breathing during sleep and consequent momentary reawakenings
  4. d The minimum stimulation needed to detect a particular stimulus 50% of the time
  5. e The enhancement of a group's prevailing attitudes through discussion within the group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations
  2. the tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs and behaviors
  3. the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution
  4. The perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent groups
  5. the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principals of natural selection

5 True/False questions

  1. bystander effectOverestimating others' noticing and evaluating our appearance, performance, and blunders


  2. belief perserverenceClinging to one's initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited


  3. medical modelA tendency to approach a problem in a particular way, especially a way that has been successful in the past


  4. operant behaviora condition in which the two hemispheres of the brain are isolated by cutting the connecting fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) between them


  5. depressantsDrugs that reduce neural activity and slow body functions


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