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Psy-P 101 - Introductory psychology
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Psych exams 05 02 2013 Endorphins are neurotransmitters I read an article showing a positive relationship between exercise and heart disease I say it is wrong because my uncle ran three miles a day and died of a heart attack My thinking is an example of person who phenomenon The symmetrical bell shaped figure used to represent the distribution of many physical and psychological characteristics is called a normal curve The hindsight bias refers to people s tendency to exaggerate their ability to have foreseen an outcome Professor ober carefully observes and records the behaviors of children in their classrooms in order to track the development of their social and intellectual skills Professor ober is most clearly engaged in naturalistic observation Assessing whether conclusions are warranted by the existing evidence best illustrates critical thinking Under what conditions can you correctly infer causality from a correlation Casualty should not be inferred from a correlation Dr wolski conducts research on the potential relationship between neurotransmitter deficiencies and mood states the biological perspective Procedures by which subjects were given the list of 50 words to remember and then later asked to recall them is the operational definition of memory A negative correlation between degree of wealth and likelihood of suffering from a psychological disorder would indicate that people who are poor are more likely to have a psychological disorder than are wealthy people A statement describing the exact procedures for measuring a variable is known as an operational definition In the discussion of nature nurture nurture refers to the effects of environment on behavior In Thorndike s experiment with the puzzle box the dependent variable was how long it took the cat to escape from the puzzle box In an experimental study men with erectile dysfunction received either Viagra or a placebo In this study the drug dosage was the independent variable When every individual in a



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