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The best example of a structuralist approach would be a
chemist attempting to determine what elements combine to create different substances
Dr. Moosbichler is a psychologist who believes that the best way to understand the mind is to look at how specific mental processes and behaviors help an organism live in and adapt to its environment. Dr. Moosbichler's point of view is most compatible with the approach to psychology known as
The social movements in the U.S. in the 1960's and the rise of humanism at the same time in psychology were similar in their
emphasis on freedom of choice and self-dertermination
cognitive psychologists acknowledge that mental processes are not directly observable to the eye, but assert that they
can be inferred from performance outcomes
The sociocultural and behavioral perspectives are similar in that they both focus on
A telephone wire that carries a telephone signal from the telephone pole to your home is most analogous to which part of the neuron?
Which of the following axon membrane potentials represents the greatest amount of polarization? -70millivolts, -45millivolts, 0millivolts, 5millivolts
If neurotransmitters are being releases by a presynaptic neuron into the synapse, it is because
action potentials have occurred in the presynaptic neuron
Rick is given a medication that makes his neurons more positive in their resting potential. What effect will this most likely have on Rick's nervous system?
He will have less inhibitions in his nervous system.
If you take a drug that causes neurons in your brain to stop firing, the drug is said to have__________effects
If you are currently taking a drug that affects your behavior, most likely it is affecting the
activity occurring within your synapses
If you are unable to remember any of the events or episodes of your life, it may be because of damage to your
a relatively permanent change in behaviour, or the potential for behavior, that results from experience.
When we are presented with a new stimulus that repeats itself, at first we would_________, and then after awhile we would exhibit__________.
the orienting reflex; habitation
When your dog's continual barking leads you to eventually be able to pay less attention to it, ________has occurred.
Sam recently lost his grandmother. Now Sam feels sad whenever he smells the perfume his beloved grandmother used to wear. In this example, the loss of his grandmother is the: US, CS, UR, or CR
When a stimulus that originally did not cause a particular response now begins to cause that response,_________
Where would the placement of neutral stimulus most likely yield the strongest classical conditioning outcome?
a neutral stimulus that is consistently presented immediately before an unconditioned stimulus
Stimulus discrimination should lead to
fewer varieties of a stimulus that cause a specific response.
Social learning theory differs from behaviorism in what way?
Social learning theory acknowledges that learning can occur without any observable change in behavior.
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