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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. replication
  2. acetylcholine (ACH)
  3. functionalism
  4. central nervous system
  5. natural selection
  1. a the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those that lead to increased reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations
  2. b brain and spinal cord
  3. c a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish.
  4. d a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
  5. e repeating the essence of a research study, usually with different participants in different situations, to see whether the basic finding extends to other participants and circumstances

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
  2. the most frequently occurring score in a distribution
  3. the condition of an experiment that contrasts with the experimental condition and serves as a comparison for evaluating the effect of the treatment
  4. a computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean score
  5. the outcome factor; the variable that may change in response to manipulations of the independent variable

5 True/False questions

  1. synapsethe junction between the axon tip of the sending neuron and the dendrite or cell body of the receiving neuron

          

  2. experimental conditionthe condition of an experiment that contrasts with the experimental condition and serves as a comparison for evaluating the effect of the treatment

          

  3. applied researchpure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base

          

  4. random assignmentassigning participants to experimental and control conditions by chance, thus minimizing preexisting differences between those assigned to the different groups

          

  5. basic researchpure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base