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  1. big 5 personality factors
  2. concurrent validity
  3. signal detection
  4. motion parallax
  5. negative reinforcement
  1. a in operant conditioning, removing something unpleasant in order to elicit more of a particular behavior
  2. b the extent to which two measures of the same trait or ability agree
  3. c openness to new experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism
  4. d this theory predicts how and in what circumstances we can detect a stimulus; assumes there is no single threshold
  5. e a depth cue in which the relative movement of elements in a scene gives depth information when the observer moves relative to the scene

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. term describes a personality test in which ambiguous stimuli trigger revelation of inner feelings, thoughts
  2. medical doctor who has specialized in treating psychological disorders
  3. a subdiscipline of computer science that attempts to simulate human thinking
  4. neurons in the retina that are responsible for color vision
  5. he tendency to assign oneself credit for successes but to blame failures on external forces

5 True/False questions

  1. reciprocal determinismBandura's idea that though our environment affects us, we also affect our environment


  2. temporalthe lobe that controls audition


  3. optic chiasmthe point in the brain where the visual field information from each eye "crosses over" to the appropriate side of the brain for processing


  4. egothe Latin for "I"; in Freud's theories, the mediator between the demands of the id and the superego


  5. hierarchy of needsMaslow's theory of the most important motivations people have