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5 Matching questions

  1. neural networks
  2. cognition
  3. catharsis
  4. operant conditioning
  5. superego
  1. a All the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
  2. b Emotional release - in psychology, the catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy relieves aggressive urges
  3. c The part of personality that, according to Freud, represents internalized ideals and provides standards for judgment and future aspirations
  4. d interconnected neural cells - with experience, networks can learn
  5. e A type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the junction between the axon tip of the sending neuron and the dendrite or cell body of the receiving neuron
  2. According to Freud, a lingering focus on pleasure-seeking energies at an earlier psychosexual stage, where conflicts were unresolved
  3. The study of paranormal phenomena, including ESP and psychokinesis
  4. The ability to see objects in three dimensions although the images that strike the retina are two-dimensional; allows us to judge distance
  5. Interview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom is rated on established scales

5 True/False questions

  1. standard deviationa computed measure of how much scores vary around the mean score


  2. naturalistic observationobserving and recording behavior in naturally occurring situations without trying to manipulate and control the situation


  3. cerebellumneural "cables" containing many axons


  4. attribution theoryThe theory that we tend to give a causal explanation for someone's behavior, often by crediting either the situation or the person's disposition


  5. subliminalA concept or framework that organizes and interprets information


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