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5 Matching questions

  1. extinction
  2. the hippocampus and frontal lobes are immature during early infancy
  3. the availability heuristic
  4. action potential
  5. parental investment
  1. a Four-year-old Karen can't remember anything of the first few months of her life. This is best explained by the fact that
  2. b 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.
  3. c Makayla developed an intense fear of flying five years ago when she was in a plane crash. The fact that today she can again fly without distress indicates that her fear has undergone
  4. d A televised image of a starving child had a greater impact on Mr. White's perception of the extensiveness of world hunger than did a statistical chart summarizing the tremendous scope of the problem. This suggests that his assessment of the world hunger problem is influence by
  5. e A brief electrical charge that travels down the axon of a neuron is called the

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Infant motor development is typically characterized by individual differences in ________ of the major developmental milestones
  2. Psychologists study animals because
  3. A psychologist working from the biological perspective would be most interested in conducting research on the relationship between
  4. When a placenta is first developed, it transfers nutrients and oxygen from mother to
  5. Positive punishment is the introduction of an __________ stimulus following a behavior and negative punishment is the withdrawal of a ________ stimulus following a behavior.

5 True/False questions

  1. neural activationMakayla developed an intense fear of flying five years ago when she was in a plane crash. The fact that today she can again fly without distress indicates that her fear has undergone

          

  2. role playing on attitudesThe cocktail party effect provides an example of

          

  3. curiosity, skepticism, and humilityThe sense of touch includes the four basic senstations of

          

  4. scatterplot.To represent the correlation between two variables graphically, researchers often construct a

          

  5. natural selectionEvolutionary psychology studies the evolution of behavior and the mind using principles of

          

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