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during a political debate on candidate points out an error in his opponents judgement regarding past budget cost he then states he would have handled the situation in a better way. this best illistrates
scientific attitude requires an open minded humility because it involves a willingness to
recognize the errors in our own ideas
surveys indicate that people are much less likely to support "welfare" than "aid to the needy" illustrate importance of
to find out whether breat milk feeding contributes to the intellectual development of children physcologist used
in a study of the effects of alcohol some participants drank a nonalcholic beverage, this nonalcholic drink was
in psychological experiment the experiment factor is manipulated by the investigator is the
to asses the influence of hte self-esteem on interpersonal attraction researchers either insulted or complimented students about their physical appearance right before they went on a blind date. the dependent variable was
an amplified recording of he waves of electrical activity that sweap across the surface of the brain is
pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrates
children often learn associate learning by pushing a vending machine button with the delivery of a candy bar. best illustrates the proces underlying
after one chimp sees a second open a box that contains a food reward the first animal opens a similar box with great speed
makayla developed an intense fear of flying five years ago the fact that today she can fly without distress indicates that her fear has undergone
noticing that his heart was pounding and palms sweaty while taking a test Harley concluded he was anxious.... differing emotions can be explained by
two factor theory
as her professor distributed the tes BLairs heart started to pound, reactions were activated by
sympathetic nervous system
when her son fails to arrive home as expected elena fears he has been in an accident her body soon returns to normal due to action of
parasympathetic nervous system
increased activity in the left frontal love is related to dopaminiergic reward system and is usually associated with
by selective breeding researchers can produce bold or shy birds, this best illustrates
Dr. wants to assess the extent to which a client is suffering from depression social withdrawal.. personality inventory would be most helpful
Mr. maloney trust his employees. pattern of trust kindness and diligence illustrates what is meant by
laura fails to recognize any connection btwn her unsafe sex and likelihood of getting an STI. best illustrates
external locus of control
gabrielle felt lethargic not geting out of bed withdrawn worthless unlovable
major depressive disorder
kristen suffers from obsessive compulsive disorder with thoughts of contamination and excessive hand washing
our most rapid and automatic emotional responses may reslut from the routing of sensory input through the thalamus directly to the
defense mechanism in which self justifying explanations replace the real unconscious reasons for actions
abraham maslow said that once all physiological safety belongingness and love and esteem needs have been met people can then attempt to meet needs related to
tina stubbed toe, made her body smile it would remember hot to feel happy, concept is
a general sense of happiness or life satisfaction is most unrelated to whether pepl are
people who are very outgoing and engage in risky behaviors are thought to activate behavioral_system more often thatn the behavioral_system
frans avoids talking with food in his mouth bc other people thing it is crude and inappropriate
developmental psychologists study physical, cognitive, and _ changes throughout human life cycle
mary believes that cognitive development is a matter of gradual and almost imperceptible changes over time
continuity or stages
mice without neurod 2 gene were more likely to take risk in experimental studies.. fear and aggression
localization fo a function such as speech production to the right or left side of brain
corpus callosum is wide band of axon fibers that
transmits infro btwn left and right cerebral hemispheres
After miguels recent automobile accident doctors detected damage to his cerebral cortex in brocas area . difficulty
which of the following structures or hormones is not primarily invovled in circadiam rhythm
suprachiasmatic nucleus causes a gland to __ its production of melatonin in the morning or __ it in the evening
in addition to melatonin, other hormone in relationship with circadian rhythm and stress responses
receiving delicious food is to escaping electric shock as _ is to _
positive reinforce; negative reinforce
Jeremy wears his baseball cap backward because he noticed his older brother does so, importance
alex learned to babysit and care for young children effectively by observing the many ways his mother carefully nurtured his own younger siblings
integration of new incoming information with knowledge retrieved from long term memory involves the activity
after having a stroke Aaron has great difficulty recalling any of his subsequent life experiences. He is most likely suffering from
When an eyewitness to an auto accident is asked to describe what happened which tes of memory is being used
Arnold so easily remembers his old girlfriends telephone number that he finds it difficult to recall his new girlfriends number. Arnolds difficulty best illustrates
shortly after hearing a list of items, people tend to recall the last items in the list especially quickly and accurately
10 year old hugh came to be evaluated, obtained a mental age of 5, intelligence quotient is
a girl scores consitently lower on math test when boys are in the room but does well when only girls are there
Dr. pepper finds his research on intelligence in children that intelligence only modestly predicts future...
Stability vs. Change
Practice strengthens neural networks, free recall on memory test, and overall performance on IQ test
Spearman noticed that when one type of ability goes up on an IQ test, so do the ohter abilities. What did he determine from his findings?
he decided that there was only one overall intelligence known as G
why should we be hesitant to conclude from this finding that having more synapses results in higher intelligence?
correlation data do not tell us if synapses are caused by education or if being born with more synapses cause people to seek out more education
Phillip realized how much knowledge he had gained from his world history class when he got a perfect score on his final exam
Alexandra performed her piano piece of the recital flawlessly and recieved a standing ovation from her audience
shakira recently took an IQ test and her school psychologist said that based on the results she will likely do well in advanced subjects such as calculus and physics
throughout IQ testing history, IQ tests have never been used fro means other than to help identify students who were struggling in school and have consistently proven to be culturally sensitive tools for psychologists
when teased by his older sister 9 yr old waldo does not cry because he has learned that boys are not supposed to cry
childern typically socialize into more distinct gender roles than do children in nomaidc societies. gender role differences between social groups result from
migdalia insists on wearing very feminine looking clothes because she wants to appear ladylike. shows impact of
Proffessor smith emphasizes that gender similarities and differences are products of a ....
vygotsky suggested that new words provide a temporary_ from which children can step to higher levels of thinking
in a pleasant but unfamiliar setting infants with a secure maternal attachment are most liekly to
use their mothers as a base from whihc to explore new surroundings
Harry Harlow studied attachment of inftants...
infant monkeys preferred the terry cloth monkey surrogate
heidi is maturing early and already towers over all the girls and most of the boys in her class likely to be
the object of teasing
brandon is so apathetic about his occupational future... according to erikson brandon
erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capacity for
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