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5 Matching questions

  1. an all or non response
  2. the misinformation effect
  3. -0.12
  4. mature and affluent
  5. extinction
  1. a Which of the following correlation coefficients expresses the weakest degree of relationship between two variables?
  2. b 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
  3. c After readin a newspaper report suggesting that drunken driving might have contributed to a recent auto accident, several people who actually witnessed the accident began to remember the driver involved as traveling more recklessly than was actually the case. This provides an example of
  4. d Increasing excitatory signals above the threshold for neural activation will not affect the intensity of an action potential. This indicates that a neuron's reaction is
  5. e According to research by David Buss, women are most likely to be sexually attracted to men who seem

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Which theory suggests that dreams are mental responses to random bursts of neural stimulation?
  2. The most foolproof way of testing whether a newly introduced method of psychological therapy is truly effective is to use
  3. After experiencing inescapable brutalities as a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp, Mr. Sternberg became apathetic, stopped eating, and gave up all efforts to physically survive the ordeal. Mr. Sternberg's reaction most clearly illustrates
  4. The occipital lobes are to ________ as the temporal lobes are to ________.
  5. Parents who disguise hostility toward their children by becoming overly protective of them are very likely using the defense mechanism of

5 True/False questions

  1. mood-congruent memoryThe recall of sad experiences is often primed by feelings of sadness. This most clearly illustrates


  2. more; lessAt 3 o'clock in the morning, John has already slept for 4 hours. As long as his sleep continues, we can expect an increasing occurrence of


  3. developmentalDr. Winkle conducts basic research on the systematic changes in intelligence associated with aging. It is most likely that Dr. Winkle is a(n) ________ psychologist.


  4. receive incoming signals from other neuronsPsychologists are currently debating whether our physical capacity for mentally simulating the observed behavior of others is due to specialized


  5. minimize any differences between groups of participants.The organizational rule identified by Gestalt psychologists illustrates that


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