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5 Matching questions

  1. polygyny
  2. PKU
  3. brain lesion
  4. central nervous system
  5. chromosomal aberration; mutation
  1. a the reproductive strategy that involves high female and low male parental investment
  2. b damage to a particular region of the brain
  3. c Rearrangement of chromosomes is to _____ as alteration of DNA sequence within a single gene is to _____
  4. d A special diet is instrumental in saving the lives of children with
  5. e the brain and the spinal cord make up the

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Dr. Lind studies the effects of different drugs on the behavior of different species. He works in
  2. The table that researchers consult in order to determine whether their results are statistically significant describes a
  3. the amount of variability in a particular trait, in a particular population, at a particular time that is due to genetic factors
  4. A consequence of the fact that some members of a species produce more offspring than other members of the species
  5. To summarize a set of numbers most precisely in terms of central tendency use the

5 True/False questions

  1. a researcher watching two birds building a nest in a treeHelmholtz abandoned his attempt to measure the speed of a person's reaction to physical stimuli because


  2. the mean of the squared differences of each score from the mean scoreDr. Estavez is worried the order in which he presents his lists to participants may affect the outcome of the study. He should


  3. psychophysicsThrough their research on human responses to physical stimuli, Helmholtz and Weber contributed to the new field of


  4. law of effectThe idea that behavior that produces a favorable outcome is likely to be repeated


  5. it is so diverse, complex, and rapidly changingAccording to the text what makes psychology both exciting and confusing