PSY 1012 Midterm
Stimulants _____ nervous system activity, whereas depressants _____ it.
Joe takes an herbal supplement for pain in his knees. A few days after starting the supplement,
his pain seems to decrease and he tells people that this supplement is wonderful at controlling
knee pain. What else could explain Joe's diminished pain?
Steve used to love dogs but was badly bitten by a stray dog once. Now he is extremely fearful
when he sees any dog nearing him. This is an example of
In Ainsworth's study, a baby who seemed disinterested in the mother's comings and goings,
turning away from her when she returned, was labeled
________ refers to the genetic transmission of physical and psychological characteristics from
parents to children and _________ refers to the sum of all external conditions that affect a person.
Polygenic characteristics; readiness
Empirical evidence is collected by _____.
At what age do infants become able to recognize themselves in a mirror?
The stage during which sensory input and motor responses become coordinated is labeled as
Piaget's _____ stage of cognitive development.