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5 Matching questions

  1. neurotransmitters
  2. parental investment
  3. mirror neurons
  4. explicit
  5. shaping
  1. a The chemical messengers released into the spatial junctions between neurons are called
  2. b Psychologists are currently debating whether our physical capacity for mentally simulating the observed behavior of others is due to specialized
  3. c Alex learned how to make 3-point basketball shots by successfully making very short shots before shooting from increasingly longer distances from the hoop. This learning strategy best illustrates the process of
  4. d A conscious memory of the name of the first president of the United States is a(n) ________ memory.
  5. e Professor Assad suggested that a cautious attitude toward sexual encounters has proven to be more reproductively advantageous to women than to men because the birth process is more time-consuming for women than for men. This suggestion best illustrates the logic of a(n) ________ theory of sexual behavior.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A brain tumor caused extensive damage to Mr. Thorndike's hypothalamus. It is most likely that he may suffer a loss of
  2. The loudness of sounds is determined by the _________ of sound waves
  3. HEaring the word "rabbit" may lead people to spell the spoken work "hair" as "hare." This best illustrates the outcome of a process known as
  4. The most foolproof way of testing whether a newly introduced method of psychological therapy is truly effective is to use
  5. Evolutionary psychology studies the evolution of behavior and the mind using principles of

5 True/False questions

  1. the perceived whole differs from the sum of its partsThe function of dendrites is to


  2. hair cellsCones and rods are to vision as _________ are to audition


  3. more neurons to fire, and to fire more oftenA slap on the back is more painful than a pat on the back because a slap triggers


  4. the hippocampus and frontal lobes are immature during early infancyCarl rogers referred to an attitude of total acceptance toward another person as


  5. have all of these resultsPositive punishment is the introduction of an __________ stimulus following a behavior and negative punishment is the withdrawal of a ________ stimulus following a behavior.