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  1. What are the different experiences of boys who mature earlier than their peers and girls who mature earlier than their peers?
  2. What is the control group?
  3. Myelin sheath
  4. What sort of tests measure recognition of info?
  5. What is the capacity of STM?
  1. a Multiple choice test
  2. b (in an experiment or clinical trial) a group of subjects closely resembling the treatment group in many demographic variables but not receiving the active medication or factor under study and thereby serving as a comparison group when treatment results are evaluated.
    in an experimental design, group used as a baseline to compare the effect of the independent variable in the experimental group
  3. c material that forms a layer, around only the axon of a neuron. The main purpose of a myelin layer (or sheath) is to increase the speed at which impulses propagate along
  4. d Early maturing boys is generally beneficial enhances self image, better at sports and socially, they tend to be more relaxed, dominant, self assured, and popular.
    Early maturing girls are usually less popular, and have poorer self image, more likely to engage in early sex
  5. e 12 seconds

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. To supply or reproduce memorized information with a minimum of external cues.
  2. 70
  3. a technique for obtaining participants, whereby every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected. Purpose is to
  4. Parents who supply firm and consistent guidance combined with love and affection. Parents balance their own rights with those of their children. Control children's behavior in a caring, responsible non authoritarian way "Do it for this reason" Effective parents are firm and consistent, not harsh or rigid, encourage the child to act responsibly to think and make good decisions. Produces children who are resilient and develop the strengths then need to thrive.
  5. A problem solution achieved by trial and error or by a fixed procedure based on learned rules

5 True/False questions

  1. What is selective attention?Giving priority, usually voluntarily, to a particular incoming sensory message


  2. What is self-fulfilling prophecy?A predication that prompts people to act in ways that make the prediction come true


  3. What is the difference between semantic and episodic memories?"Tip of your tongue" a stimulus associated with a particular memory. Memory cues usually enhance retrieval


  4. What is mental age?In thought, the terms in which a problem is stated or the way in which it is structured


  5. What is constructive processing?Updating memories, gaps in memory may be filled in by logic or guessing or new information