- Howard Community College
- Social Sciences
- Social Sciences 101
- Psych Midterm
Last Modified: 2013-06-11
a method of inquiry involving carefulobservation and use of experimentalmethods.
The goal ofrandom assignment is to ensure that each participant in an experiment has theopportunity to be assignment to any group, for example the experimental groupor treatment group. If the random assignment is achieved the differencesbetween groups before the experiment is started is based on the independentvariable and not an individuals characteristics.
Approachto the study of psychology that focuses on free will, conscious choice, andself-awareness
Approachto the study of psychology that focuses on the role of learning in explainingobservable behavior
Approachto the study of psychology that focuses on the mental processes by which we acquireknowledge
Approachto the study of psychology that focuses on unconscious aspects of the mind and childhoodexperiences
describes the specialization of the right andleft cerebralhemispheres of the brain for particular functions.
victims oftenhave trouble speaking and make errors in grammer.
an area in thefrontal lobe that is near motor areas and control facial muscles.
Theoldest part of the brain containing structures controlling basic life-support functions such as breathing andheart rate
The partof the brain containing structures which control autonomic movements of theeye muscles
Part ofthe cerebral cortex which controls motor responses and higher mental functions such as thinking,planning and problem solving
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