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5 Matching questions

  1. A statement describing how a researcher measures a research variable is known as a(n)
  2. When you question whether anecdotal evidence can be generalized to all people, you are applying
  3. In a psychological experiment, the experimental factor that is manipulated by the investigator is called the _______ variable.
  4. We find it harder to frown when viewing a smile than when viewing a frown. This can most clearly be attributed to
  5. By exposing different parts of emotion-laden faces, researchers found that we detect anger mostly from the ________ and happiness mostly from the _______.
  1. a independent
  2. b critical thinking.
  3. c operational definition.
  4. d eyes; mouth.
  5. e mirror neurons.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an external locus of control.
  2. schemas.
  3. recall the correct answer to each question before reading the alternative answers.
  4. generalization.
  5. were so endangered by their role-playing experience that the study was discontinued.

5 True/False questions

  1. Therapists practice __________ by using positive reinforcers to reward closer and closer approximations of a desired behavior.behavior modification


  2. The James-Lange theory of emotion states thatrelease.


  3. Gender refers tothe biological and social definition of male and female.


  4. In Watson and Rayner's experiment, the loud noise was the _______ and the white rat was the ________.unconditioned response.


  5. In an experimental study of the effects of anxiety on self-esteem, anxiety would be the _________ variable.independent