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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. basic research
  2. range
  3. random sample
  4. threshold
  5. central nervous system
  1. a brain and spinal cord
  2. b the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution
  3. c pure science that aims to increase the scientific knowledge base
  4. d a sample that fairly represents a population because each member has an equal chance of inclusion
  5. e the level of stimulation required to trigger a neural impulse

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a school of psychology that focused on how mental and behavioral processes function - how they enable the organism to adapt, survive, and flourish.
  2. "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and pleasure.
  3. a statistical statement of how likely it is that an obtained result occurred by chance
  4. a statement of the procedures used to define research variables
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. neurona nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system

          

  2. culturea nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system

          

  3. dependent variablethe experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable whose effect is being studied

          

  4. theoryan explanation using an integrated set of principles that organizes and predicts observations

          

  5. random assignmenta sample that fairly represents a population because each member has an equal chance of inclusion

          

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