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  1. Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  2. requirements of experimental design
  3. Self-Report
  4. Independent variable
  5. How neurons communicate
  1. a Synapse is the junction or region between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites, or cell body of another. There is a small synaptic space between them across which information is transmitted. The transmission of information across the synapse is fundamental to communication between neurons, a process that allows us to think, feel, and behave.
  2. b a set o f nerves that carries involuntary and automatic commands that control blood vessels, body organs, and glands. has two major subdivisions: Sympathetic (stressful) and Parasympathetic (relaxed).
  3. c Manipulation and random assignment
  4. d the variable that is manipulated in an experiment
  5. e Used in personality tests and can be administered in a computer or pen-and-paper format. Typically test-takers are presented with a number of questions or statements and are then asked to select the response that best describes them. These inventories are popular because they allow researchers to collect a great deal of information quickly and easily (surveys)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. respects animal rights and treat them humanely
  2. Answer to basic questions:What do people do and why they do it
  3. Sigmund Freud's approach to understanding human behavior that emphasizes the importance of unconscious mental processes in shaping feelings, thoughts, and behaviors
  4. insulating layer of fatty material
  5. theory that specific mental abilities and characteristics, ranging from memory to the capacity for happiness, are localized in specific regions of the brain

5 True/False questions

  1. common measures of central tendencymean, median, and mode


  2. Base Ratethe 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


  3. Axontransmits information to other neurons, muscles, or glands


  4. Frontal lobea region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, judgment


  5. Respect Truthpsychologists are obligated to tell the truth about their studies, share credit appropriately, and grant others access to their data.