Psychological Tests: What Are They and Why
Do We Need Them?
One of the major achievements of psychology in the twentieth century was
Psychological tests are used to
What is social psychology?
The study of people in social contexts
And relate to others
Why should we study this?
How we think about others
We explain the behavior of others (and our s
LearningCurve 4e: Physical Sensation, Smell, and Taste
The sensory receptors that signal information about changes in skin temperature are called
Biochemical odorants called pheromones play a role in the reproductive behavior of many speci
LearningCurve 4a: Our Senses Encode the Information Our Brains Perceive
People who see musical notes or see certain letters or numbers as having a particular color have a
condition referred to as: synesthesia.
The minimal intensity needed to just barely d
LearningCurve 3d: Structure of the Brain
Which of the following is the primary function of the hindbrain? controlling the most basic functions of
The basal ganglia are a set of subcortical structures involved in: directing intentional movement.
LearningCurve 3a: Neurons: The Origin of Behavior
The three basic parts of a neuron are the: cell body, axon, and dendrites.
Neurons are the billions of cells in your brain that process information, resulting in cognitive processes
LearningCurve 2b: Discovering Why People Do What They Do
A variable is a: property whose value can vary across individuals or over time.
A relationship in which two variables are related only because of a third variable is known as a thirdvariable correla
LearningCurve 2a: Scientific Research: Principles and Observation
A(n) theory is a hypothetical explanation of natural phenomenon.
Which of the following is a reason that people are difficult to study? People are complex.
Empiricists use observation in or
LearningCurve 1a: Psychologys Roots
The word "psychology" is derived from the Greek words psyche and logos. The word logos mean study.
LearningCurve 1c: The Inner Workings of the Mind
Abe scans people who have had brain damage and then has these patients
General Psychology PSY 1001 Exam 3 (Chapters 10-15)
The Big Five model includes all of the following as personality factors except:
Benzodiazepines work on which of the follow
1.Which is true of the relationship between panic disorder and agoraphobia?
The two are not related.
Agoraphobia, a fear of open places, often causes people to have panic attacks, and
eventually develop panic disorder.
In order to qualify for a diagnos
WHAT WILL YOU KNOW?
How can the study of children, each one unique, be a
Does his or her ethnic group make any difference in a
Is childhood today different from childhood fifty years ago?
How can we know what changes between o
Study of peoples thoughts and
behaviors relevant to the workplace
Why do we need a whole area of
psychology devoted to studying
people at work?
We spent a great deal of time at work