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  1. free association
  2. aerobic exercise
  3. personnel psychology
  4. storage
  5. night terrors
  1. a The retention of encoded information over time
  2. b A sleep disorder characterized by high arousal and an appearance of being terrified; occur during Stage 4 sleep and are seldom remembered
  3. c A subfield of I/O psychology that focuses on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and development
  4. d Sustained exercise that increases heart and lung fitness; may also alleviate depression and anxiety
  5. e In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in which the person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind, no matter how trivial or embarrassing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Retinal receptors that detect black, white, and gray; necessary for peripheral and twilight vision, when cones don't respond
  2. an amplified recording of the waves of electrical activity that sweep across the brain's surface - these waves are measured by electrodes placed on the scalp
  3. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change in the sequence of nucleotides; the source of all genetic diversity
  4. An increase in a synapse's firing potential after brief, rapid stimulation - believed to be the neural basis for learning and memory
  5. In psychoanalysis, the patient's transfer to the analyst of emotions linked with other relationships

5 True/False questions

  1. circadian rhythmThe biological clock; regular bodily rhythms that occur on a 24-hour cycle


  2. conditioned response (CR)Reinforcing the desired response every time it occurs


  3. one-word stageThe stage in speech development, from about age 1 to 2, during which a child speaks mostly in single words


  4. sensory interactionIn Piaget's theory, the stage during which infants know the world mostly in terms of their sensory impressions and motor activities


  5. psychoanalysisFreud's theory of personality that attributes our thoughts and actions to unconscious motives and conflicts