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EXAM 1 trial run. If you think there is a mistake on the key, let me know. If you don’t understand the answer, please first try to re-read the appropriate book section. If that does not help, let us know. When the bubble sheets have been computer-scored, we will post the grades on OAK and email you that they are there. IMPORTANT – do not assume that because a concept was included in the trial run, it will not be on the real test – it still might. ____ 1. It has been found that people who have many friends are generally happier than those who have only a few friends. What kind of research design could have produced this finding? a. Sampling study b. Correlational c. Case Study d. Double-blind study e. Experiment ____ 2. In an habituation experiment with newborns, a yellow bear is shown for several trials, and the sucking rate of the newborns decreases, until the experimenters switch to a red bear. The following results are obtained: what can be concluded? a. the babies cannot tell the difference between red and yellow b. the babies dishabituated with the switch to red c. the babies failed to habituate to the yellow bear d. babies prefer yellow to red ____ 3. Which of these can be described as a relay station for information from the senses to the cortex? a. corpus callosum b. hippocampus c. thalamus d. endocrine system e. hypothalamus
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_____4. This demonstration done in class illustrates: a. The role of speed in distance perception. b. The role of shadows in depth perception. c. The role of motion in shadow perception. d. Depth constancy. ____ 5. Dr. Catz conducts an fMRI study where she finds that part of the parietal lobe is active when subjects perform mental arithmetic. To demonstrate that this part of the brain is necessary for mental arithmetic, what technique would you recommend Dr. Catz turn to? a. EEG and/or MEG. b. The study of the effects of brain damage. c. Looking for evolutionary explanations. d. A PET study. ____ 6. Using the Hot hand fallacy example we discussed in class, which statement below is falsifiable? a. There is no real streakiness in a player’s game. b. Whatever statistics say, a player knows when she or he is ”hot‘. c. There is some streakiness in a player’s game. d. Players are not always ”hot‘, but if determine when they are, then there isstreakiness in their game. ____ 7. Mr Split Brainy has normal brain organization and no corpus callosum. What do you expect if you flash ”1+2‘ in his right visual field? a. He can read 1+2 but not solve it b. he can say: ”1+2 = 3‘ c. He can show 3 fingers with his left hand d. He will not report seeing anything ____ 8. Five students conduct an experiment to understand how exercise affects memory in adults. Each student goes to the gym on a different day of the week and at a different time of day, and each finds 6women and 6 men to
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participate in their study. They give everyone a list of words to study and use a coin to assign each subject to the control or experimental group (no
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