Suppose that people who watch a lot of violence on TV are also particularly likely to behave aggressively. This relationship would NOT necessarily indicate that watching violence influences aggressive behavior because
association does not prove causation.
Efforts to discover whether the intelligence of children is more heavily influenced by their biology or by their home environments are most directly relevant to the debate regarding
nature and nurture.
The speed at which a neural impulse travels is increased when the axon is encased by a(n)
Which of the following strategies best illustrates the use of subliminal stimulation?
A store plays a musical soundtrack in which a faint and imperceptible verbal warning against shoplifting is repeated frequently.
Which of the following disorders is characterized by the temporary cessations of breathing while asleep?
When given a placebo that is said to relieve pain, we are likely to be soothed by the brain's release of
After his last drinking spree, Fakim hid a half-empty liquor bottle. He couldn't remember where he hid it until he started drinking again. Fakim's pattern of recall best illustrates
According to the text, learning involves
a relatively permanent change in behavior due to experience.
Pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrate
A stress-moderating hormone released by cuddling and associated with pair-bonding is known as