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5 Matching questions

  1. What does a correlation coefficient (number) represent?
  2. How can emotions and culture create barriers to insight?
  3. What other factors are necessary for an intellectually gifted child to succeed?
  4. How can environmental factors effect prenatal development?
  5. What is sensory memory?
  1. a Motivation, special talents, off campus learning, creativity, a nurturing envirorment
  2. b Inhibition and fear, making a fool of oneself
  3. c The existence or nonexistence of a relationship between the independent and dependant variables.
  4. d If mother is exposed to bad nutrition, measles, x-rays, HIV, drugs, baby's growth would have been affected.
  5. e The first, normally unconscious, stage of memory which holds an exact record of incoming information for a few seconds or less.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Humans ( also referred to as subjects or participants) or animals whose behavior is investigated by an experimenter
  2. "Tip of your tongue" a stimulus associated with a particular memory. Memory cues usually enhance retrieval
  3. the experience, usually in the context of adult psychotherapy, of seeming to remember events that never actually occurred. These pseudo memories are often quite vivid and emotionally charged, especially those representing acts of abuse or violence committed against the subject during childhood.
  4. Chemical carrying communication between nerves: a chemical that carries messages between different nerve cells e.g. to trigger or prevent an impulse in the receiving cell. Inhibitory neurotransmitters act to prevent further transmission of an impulse.
  5. The use of psychological principals and research methods to solve practical problems

5 True/False questions

  1. What is Long-Term Memory LTM?The memory used for relatively permanent storage of meaningful information


  2. What is a hypothesis?The predicted outcome of an experiment or educated guess about the relationship between variables


  3. How can selective encoding affect problem solving?Pay attention only to relevant information, ignore all other information and distractions, helps to solve problems


  4. What are dominant genes and when are they expressed?a technique for obtaining participants, whereby every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected. Purpose is to


  5. What is repression?Quick, impulsive thought that does not make use of formal logic or reasoning.