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1. William James was primarily concerned with the _______ of the mind. functions 2. If someone were to flip a coin six times, which of the following sequences of heads (H) and tails (T) would be most likely? All of these sequences would be equally likely. 3. A biopsychosocial approach is one that requires the use of multiple levels of analysis. 4. To minimize the extent to which outcome differences between experimental and control groups can be attributed to placebo effects, researchers make use of the double-blind procedure. 5. A clinical psychologist who explains behavior in terms of unconscious drives and conflicts is employing a(n) ________ perspective. psychodynamic 6. The personality theorist Sigmund Freud was an Austrian physician. 7. Which psychological perspective is most likely to examine how group membership influences individual attitudes and behaviors? social-cultural 8. Edward Titchener is to structuralism as William James is to ________. functionalism 9. Beginning in the 1920s, American psychologists such as John B. Watson emphasized the study of observable behavior. . 10. Debates as to whether the excessive use of alcohol is biologically determined or culturally influenced are most relevant to the issue of nature and nurture.
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11. DNA is a complex molecule. 12. About 85 percent of human brain weight comes from the cerebrum. 13. The brain devotes more tissue within the ________ for body areas that are highly sensitive to touch such as the lips.
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