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  1. Gestalt psychology
  2. Base Rate
  3. Mind
  4. Evolutionary psychology
  5. Sympathetic Division
  1. a refers to our private, inner experience
  2. b A set of nerves that prepares the body for action in threatening situations; dilates pupils, relaxes bronchi, accelerates heartbeat, inhibits digestive activity, stimulates glucose release and secretion of epinephrine/norepinephrine, relaxes bladder, stimulates ejaculation in male.
  3. c how common a characteristic or behavior is in the general population (base rate fallacy)
  4. d a psychological approach that emphasizes that we often perceive the whole rather than the sum of its parts
  5. e a psychological approach that explains mind and behavior in terms of the adaptive value of abilities that are preserved over time by natural selection

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Gives the experimenter the opportunity to view the variable of interest in a natural setting, can offer ideas for further research, may be the only option if lab experimentation is not possible
  2. Applied cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology
  3. Representativeness, Base rate, Availability
  4. the highest level of the brain and is critical for complex, cognitive, emotional, sensory, and motor functions; divided into two parts- the cerebral cortex and underlying subcortical structures
  5. (a blank slate) Aristotle believed that the child's mind was a blank slate on which experiences were written, argued for philosophical empiricism, which holds that all knowledge is acquired through experience

5 True/False questions

  1. Validityconsistency of measurement overtime


  2. Archival Researchperformed by analyzing studies conducted by other researchers or by looking at historical patient records.


  3. Dependent variablethe variable that is measured in a study


  4. Occipital LobeA region of the cerebral cortex that processes visual information


  5. Parietal lobea region of the cerebral cortex whose functions include processing information about touch