Achieving sexual maturity is mostly governed by a

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-Achieving sexual maturity is mostly governed by a. nurture. b. nature. c. the environment. d. evolutionary senescence. ANS: B
-Learning to dance or to use a computer is primarily a matter of
-Nature is to heredity as nurture is to
-The results of ESP experiments have been shown to be influenced by all of the following EXCEPT
-Cold readings rely on all of the following EXCEPT a. uncritical acceptance. b. the Barnum effect. c. the confirmation bias. d. dishabituation.
ANS: D
-A decrease in perceptual responding to a predictable and unchanging stimulus is known as
-Which of the following is a type of learning in which we learn to cease paying attention to familiar stimuli?
-Taking a fresh look and paying attention to those sensations that were previously ignored is known as
-The key to dishabituation is a. breaking functional fixedness. b. paying close attention. c. multi-tasking and divided attention. d. daily meditation. ANS: B
-If you show an increased perceptual awareness, you would most likely experience
-Piaget is best known for studying
-Assimilation and accommodation are central to who's theory of development?
-Erica is accustomed to riding her own bicycle. She decides to ride her brother's bike, which is slightly larger. Piaget would call the changes Erica makes in order to ride her brother's bike a. assimilation. b. accommodation. c. conservation. d. transformation. ANS: B
-Which psychologist believed that all children pass through a series of distinct stages in their intellectual development?

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