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5 Matching questions

  1. Humanistic Psychology
  2. Gestalt psychology
  3. Parietal lobe
  4. Representativeness
  5. Random assignment
  1. a "Like goes with like"
  2. b a psychological approach that emphasizes that we often perceive the whole rather than the sum of its parts
  3. c a region of the cerebral cortex whose functions include processing information about touch
  4. d an approach to understanding human nature that emphasizes the positive potential of human beings
  5. e a procedure that uses random event to assign people to the experimental or control group

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. experimenters and participants are unaware of the purpose of this study
  2. Hindbrain, Midbrain, Forebrain
  3. 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.
  4. involves observing and recording the variables of interest in the natural environment without interference or manipulation by the experimenter.
  5. scientific study of mental processes, including perception, thought, memory and reasoning

5 True/False questions

  1. Archival ResearchA region of the cerebral cortex that processes visual information


  2. Social psychologysubfield of psychology that studies the causes and consequences of interpersonal behavior


  3. research method for achieving causational implicationsExperimental design; correlation does not equal causation


  4. ethics in psychologyRespecting people, animals and the truth:


  5. How neurons communicateSynapse 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.