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in order to calculate the numerical value of the standard deviation, it would be most reasonable to first compute the
researchers studying the effects of sleep deprivation tested physical coordination skills of 25 yr olds who had been without sleep for 24, 36, or 48 hours. The dependent variable is
the physical coordination skills of the men in the study
ginger wants to marry someone who will provide her children with finacial security. evolutionary psychologist would most likely attribute gingers motivation with..
a research methos in which an investigator manipulates factors that potentially produces behavior is called
nature is to nurture as the ______ persepective is to the ______perspective
evolutionary - behavioral
an explination using an integrated set of principles that organizes and predicts behavior or events is called a
theory (NOT hypothesis)
the school of psychology associated with understanding behavior is
Functionalism... (NOT behaviorism)
with which of the following individuals is bf skinner most in agreement on the issue of internal mental events?
the ability to infer a cause- and -effect relationship is associated with the
experimental research method (NOT Correlation)
participants in an experiment are said to be blind if they are uninformed about -
which experimental treatment, if any, they are recieving (NOT what hypothesis is being tested)
which of the following body parts is associated with the greatest amount of brain tissue in the motor cortex
jermey is sitting quietly when the muscles in his left leg begin to twitch this activation of movement is due to
the brain structure that controls the unconcious be essential functions such as breathing ans circulation
karlette took some new meds for her hey fever. the medication made her heart start to race & she became agitated and jittery. it is likely that the medication is incresing the activity in her...
sympathertic nervous system
parkisons disease appears to be a function of
degeneration of neurons that use dopamine as a neurotransmitter
which of the following is the correct sequence of structures through which information flows in a neuron
endorphin agonists are likely to _____ ones immediate pain and endorphin antagonists are likely to _____ one's immediate pain.
decrease , increase
if a professor accused you of cheating on a test, your adrenal glands would probably release _______ in your blood stream
epinephrine (NOT acetylcholine)
Julia is currently in the midst of a major depression. it is most likely that is has
reduced activity at norepinephrine synapse ( ** REDUCED)
ellizabeth just caught sight of a red humminbird. the neural impulses form her eye will eventually travel to her occiptical lobe but first they must pass through
the thalamus thalamus thalamus thalamus
if a partially deaf person hearing ability ______, his or her absolute threshold for sound _____
improves, decreases (NOT worsens, increases)1
when finger painting chris mixed yellow paint and blue paint to make green. it is ....
subtractive color mixing
jennifer can tune her guitar more effectively that maris because jennifer is better at detecting whether specific strings are playing too sharp or flat. With respect to tone sensitivity, maria apparently has a ____threshold than Jennifer
the process by which our sensory systems convert stimulus energies into neural messages is called
devin looked directly into a very bright light....blah blah blah,,damaged rods he now has
poor peripheral vision
color consistancy referes to
objects are precieved the same color even if the light they reflect changes
the tendancy to see all the individual spokes on a bike wheel as one large single units best illistrates the principle of
the organizational principles identifies by gestalt psychologist best illustrate the importance of
after hearing rumors about the outbreak of an infectious disease, Alyosha began to perceive his normal aches and pains as disease related symptomshis reaction best illustrates the impact of
garcia and koelling studies of taste aversion in rate demonstrated that classical conditioning is contrained by
hanna finds that when her kids become too rowdy and noisy, she can successfully block out their noise if she closes her door to study the door is an example of
an escape response (NOT AVOIDANCE)
skinner is to shaping and bandura is to
modeling & I'm sorry your stuck studying :/ hope these cards help(:
positive reinforcers _____the rate of operant responding and negative reinforcers _____the rate of operant responding
the fat that learning can occur without reinforcement is most clearly demonstrated by studies of
Larry goes out with Mary. he gets a kiss if they go dancing,, and otherwise not. this is an example of
postivie punishment ____the rate of operant responding , and negative punishment ____the rate of operant responding
many people retain their classically conditioned fears without any consious recolection of how or when those fears were learned this is ____ memory
brock was describing the inside of his doctors office to one of his friends. in his description he mentions deplomas that arent there... the error in recall illustrates
the role of schema in long term memory
chomsky suggests that a persons unique experiences with a language are most likely to influence the ______ of the persons spoken sentances
Noam chomsky has emphasized that the acquistion of lanugage by children is facilitated by
an inborn readiness to learn grammatical rules
solving problems by estimating, short cuts, assuming VS step by step
heuristics vs algorithms,,,,, why are we learning this crap.?
the english language has _____ letters thatn phonemes, ans the consonant phonemes generally carry ____information than the vowel ones
fewer , more
twenty two year old bernie takes a test that incluse measuring her ability in terms of digit span, vocab, and object assembly ... she complets the
in solving math problems women do ___than men, in solving math word problems women do ____than men
the eugenis movement would have been most likely to encourage
selective breeding of highly intelligent people
kohlberg morality based on the aviodance of punishment and the attainment of concrete rewards represents an
the corrupt behavior of many ordinary people who served as nazi concentration camp guards best illustrates that immorality often results from
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