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5 Matching questions

  1. reproductive success
  2. conditioned response
  3. a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli
  4. parental investment
  5. bodily needs
  1. a 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.
  2. b Echoic memory refers to
  3. c A child's learned fear at the sight of a hypodermic needle is a(n)
  4. d According to evolutionary psychologists, our predisposition to overconsume fatty junk foods illustrates that we are biologically prepared to behave in ways that promoted the ________ of our ancestors.
  5. e Maslow placed _____________ at the base of his hierarchy of need.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. According to Freud, the unconscious is
  3. A slap on the back is more painful than a pat on the back because a slap triggers
  4. George Miller proposed that about seven information bits constitutes the capacity of _________ memory
  5. Compared with identical twins, fraternal twins are ________ similar in neuroticism and ________ similar in risk of divorcing.

5 True/False questions

  1. a dispositional attributionKsana insists that her boyfriend's car accident resulted from his carelessness. Her explanation for the accident provides an example of


  2. neural activationWhich theory suggests that dreams are mental responses to random bursts of neural stimulation?


  3. industrial-organizational psychologyDr. Ochoa develops tests to accurately identify the most qualified job applicants in a large manufacturing firm. Which psychological specialty does Dr. Ochoa's work best represent?


  4. strong egoWhen 16 yr old Hafez received a large inheritance from his grandfather, he was tempted to purchase an expensive new car. He decided, instead, to deposit all the money into a savings account for his college education. Hafez shows signs of a


  5. role playing on attitudesA dog salivates to the sound of a tone because the tone has regularly been associated with the delivery of food. In this case, the tone is called a(n)