Rather than recording data from a study that is linked to the participant's names, the
researchers arranged to give each participant a random number. Only the participant knows his
or her random number, and these numbers are
If you are doing research on how a patient reacts to a treatment in different settings, you are
A. clinical research.
B. observational research.
C. correlational research.
D. descriptive research.
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In a blind experiment, the participants do not know
A. the hypothesis.
B. the dependent variable.
C. which level of the independent variable they received.
D. which level of the dependent variable they
147.Practical significance is the same thing as statistical significance.
148.Researchers are free to publish the identity of research participants who were studied using the
149.Under certain conditions, deception c
3. The nucleus of a neuron is located in the
A. axon hillock.
B. terminal stub.
C. cell body.
4. A _ is a bundle of many long neurons that are located outside of the brain and spinal cord.
B. node of Ranvier
C. synaptic cleft
Which brain area is most directly linked to the functions of the autonomic nervous system?
C. corpus callosum
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Body temperature, sl
The division of the peripheral nervous system that plays a significant role in motivation and
emotion is the
A. autonomic division.
B. somatic division.
C. central division.
D. association cortex.
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Dr. X required all of his students, without exception, to participate in an experiment for part of
their course grade. What is true regarding Dr. X's use of the ethical principles of human
A. He does not need to use informed cons
Insulin is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland to increase blood sugar.
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Chapter 3 Summary
# of Questions
Which of the following is true regarding the right hemisphere's role in emotion?
A. It can only detect emotional meaning.
B. It is more involved in processing positive emotions.
C. It has trouble understanding the meaning of emotion.
D. It do
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A nonhuman animal experiment meets the condition of necessity when
A. the original owners of the animals provide their informed consent for the study to begin.
B. the research can signifi
Under what condition does an action potential occur?
A. a large polarization of the neuron
B. when sodium ions leave the neuron
C. a strong depolarization of the cell membrane
D. when a neurotransmitter enters the myelin sheath
What do the survey technique and naturalistic observation have in common?
A. They are both descriptive research methods.
B. They are both experimental research methods.
C. They both produce predictive regression coefficients.
A researcher wants to study the relationship between lifespan and cigarette smoking. For this
study, he cannot ethically manipulate people to smoke cigarettes, so the researcher must rely
on a correlational study. Based on the correlational ap
A person is having trouble with reflexive movements of the eyes and postural reflexes. In which
area of the brain would you suspect an injury?
A. limbic system
C. cerebral cortex
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It is _ neurons that carry the electrochemical messages from the body to the central
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Input is to output as
The area critical for processing visual information is the
A. parietal lobe.
B. occipital lobe.
C. frontal lobe.
D. cerebellar cortex.
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Expressive aphasia is a disorder found
Which endocrine gland regulates blood sugar level?
A. pituitary gland
B. thyroid gland
D. islets of Langerhans
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If the endocrine gland located jus
In formal experiments, the experimental group is the _ group and the control group is the
A. inactive; inactive
B. inactive; active
C. active; active
D. active; inactive
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The degree of association between variables is expressed statistically as the
A. standard deviation.
B. correlation coefficient.
C. qualitative mean score.
D. integer of relativity.
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The knowledge that science provides is _ because theories are _.
A. tentative; subject to change
B. tentative; permanent
C. permanent; subject to change
D. permanent; permanent
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Which variable depends upon the effects of the independent variable?
A. the dependent variable
B. the manipulation variable
C. the control variable
D. the placebo variable
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The parasympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system generally calms the internal
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If the experimenter treats the experimental group differently than the control group, the
experimental group might behave differently. This unwanted effect is called
A. experimental bias.
B. manipulation checks.
C. random sample.
D. placebo ef
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When a neuron is at its resting state, what is the status of sodium ions?
A. There are no sodium ions present at all.
B. They are not let into the neuron.
C. All the sodium has been co
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In the endocrine system, neuropeptides are secreted into the _ and hormones are
secreted into the _.
A. bloodstream; bloodstream
B. bloodstream; synapse
C. synapse; synapse
D. synapse; bloodstream
Without random assignment, a formal experiment is invalid.
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The experimenter controls the quantitative value of the dependent variable.
160.Insulin is a hormone produced by the thyroid gland to increase blood sugar.
Chapter 3 Key
What is the relationship between a nerve and a neuron?
A. Nerves are part of the sympathetic system; neurons are part of the parasympath
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The two halves of the cerebral cortex are called cerebral
C. association areas.
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