1. Psychology is defined as:. A) the study of dreams and childhood trauma B) the study of behavior. C) the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. D) the science of behavior and consequences.
15. In studying anger, the psychologist who views an anger outburst as an outlet for unconscious hostility is coming from the ___ perspective.
4. Dr. James proposes that men’s desire for young, healthy women contributes to the survival of the human species. He is taking the ___ perspective.
20. Dr. Schulte wants to investigate if aggressive behavior in children is increased if they view violent videos. In this instance, the dependent variable is:
15. In a recent car accident, Justin sustained damage to his right cerebral hemisphere. This injury is most likely to reduce his ability to:
16. In order for you to experience the pain of being stuck with a pin, ___ must first relay messages from your ankle to your central nervous system.
23. The person most likely to suggest that the shape of a person’s skull indicates the extent to which that individual is argumentative and aggressive would be a:
8. As infants gain familiarity with repeated exposure to a visual stimulus, their interest wanes and they look away sooner. This is called:
10. Timmy’s father covered up a toy with a towel. At age 4 months, Timmy did not look for it, but at 5 months, Timmy lifted the towel to get the toy. Timmy has developed:
25. Jamie does not steal a candy bar from the store because he is afraid his mother will spank him if he is caught. Jamie best represents a(n) _____ morality.
20. Applying Weber’s Law to business, if a $5 meal has to increase to $5.50 for us to notice much of a difference, how much would a $20,000 car have to increase for us to notice?
23. Even though a door may reflect quite a different retinal image when it is open than when it is closed, we still see it as the same, rectangular door because of:
25. As she gazed down from a bridge at the rapidly flowing river, Nancy felt as thought she were moving. Her experience best illustrates the phenomenon of:
21. After ingesting a small dose of a drug, Jen experienced vivid visual hallucinations and felt as if she were separated from her own body. She most likely experienced the effects of:
10. If you want to teach a pigeon to eat out of your hand, you would place some bird seed closer and closer to you until it finally had to come to your hand. This is called:
16. After a week at college, Kim has formed a mental representation of the layout of the campus and no longer gets lost. She has developed a:
19. It is easier to train a dog to bark for food than to train it to stand on its hind legs for food. This best illustrates the importance of ______ in learning.
22. By pushing vending machine buttons, children often learn that this action is associated with the delivery of a candy bar. This best illustrates the process underlying: