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A biological psychologist would be most interested in conducting research on the relationship between these two things
neurotransmitters and depression
the chemical messenger release into the spatial junction between neurons are called...
on of the three major concerns of developmental psychology centers around the issue of
coninuity or stages
when Tommy's mother hides his toy under a blanket he acts as though it no longer exists and makes no attempt to retrieve it, Tommy is clearly near the beggining of piaget _____ stage
if children can not grasp the principle of conversation they are unable to...
recognize that the quantity of a substance remains the same despite changes in shape
during an adolescence maturation of the _____ lags behind maturation of the _____
frontal lobe: limbic system
adolescents are most likely to be influenced by their parents with respect to ___ and they are most likely to be influenced by their peers with respect to
career and aspirations: clothing preference
most 20 yr olds out perform most 70 years old on videogames due to age related differences in....
information: processing speed
compared with their counterparts 40 yrs ago American men to day are marrying
at an older age and American woman are marrying at an older age
theories of human development have been most susceptible to criticism for over emphasizing
dicrete age linked stages
pets who learn that the sound of a electric can opener signals the arrival of food illustrate
Della asks for a treat at the store her mom grants it at first but slowly becomes less consistent, Della will...
continue to ask every time she goes to the store
the introduction of pleasant stimulus is to ____ as the withdrawl of a pleasant stimulus is to ____
negative reinforcer____ the rate of operant learning and punishments___ the rate of operant responding
B.F. Skinner believed that teaching machines could promote effective learning because they allow for both
shaping and immediate renforcement
when grocery shopping 4 year old hakim____ temper tantrum
continue shopping while ignoring his tantrums
after spanked multiple times for spilling milk in a restaurant, Collin fears going into a restaurant
long single extension of a neuron , covered with myelin sheath to insulate and speed up messages through neurons
a brief electrical charge that travels down an axon and is generated by movement of positively charged atoms
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