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5 Matching questions

  1. stress
  2. conditioned stimulus (CS)
  3. middle ear
  4. identity
  5. automatic processing
  1. a One's sense of self; according to Erikson, the adolescent's task is to solidify a sense of self by testing and integrating various roles
  2. b In classical conditioning, an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus (UCS), comes to trigger a conditioned response
  3. c The processes by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging
  4. d Unconscious encoding of incidental information and of well-learned information
  5. e The chamber between the eardrum and the cochlea containing three tiny bones that concentrate the vibrations of the eardrum on the cochlea's oval window

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Drugs that stimulate neural activity, causing speeded-up body functions and associated energy and mood changes
  2. The largely conscious, "executive" part of the personality that, according to Freud, mediates among the demands of the id, superego, and reality
  3. A sequence of images, emotions, and thoughts passing through a sleeping person's mind
  4. The period of sexual maturation, during which a person becomes capable of reproducing
  5. the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it (also known as the I-knew-it-all-along phenomenon)

5 True/False questions

  1. conesself-replicating ideas, fashions, and innovations passed from person to person

          

  2. critical periodAn optimal period shortly after birth when an organism's exposure to certain stimuli or experiences produces proper development

          

  3. overjustification effectA type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher

          

  4. operant conditioningA type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by a reinforcer or diminished if followed by a punisher

          

  5. nervesneural "cables" containing many axons