Psychologists
Case Studies
Vocab
Nature vs. Nurture
Multiple choice
100
Who created the theory of evolution and natural selection?
What is Charles Darwin
100
Where was the Twins case study located?
What is Minnesota
100
Define innate
What is inborn, natural
100
The idea that centers on the relative contributions of environmental factors to human development
What is Nurture
100
What are the basic physical and functional units of heredity that determine things like eye color? a. Chromosomes b. Genes c. Chromatids d. Genome
What is b. Genes
200
Who debated Aristotle in the Nature vs. Nurture debate during the Greek Classical period?
What is Plato
200
What percentage of twins in the Minnesota Case study had the same IQ score?
What is 70%
200
A way of thinking, behaving, and feeling that is not learned
What is instinct
200
The idea that centers on the relative contributions of genetic inheritance to human development
What is nature
200
Which of the following is NOT a sign of genetic influence in the development of an infant? a. Turning head away if cloth obstructs breathing b. Flinching away from pain c. Being scared of strangers d. Learning to talk in english
What is d. Learning to talk in english
300
Who argues that language acquisition is innate?
What is Noam Chomsky
300
Why are Case Studies important?
What is they provide specific, key examples and concepts (answers may vary)
300
Who commonly displays Stranger Anxiety?
What is infants
300
Plato was on which side of the nature vs. nurture debate?
What is nature
300
What psychologist argued nature over nurture, specifically the theory of evolution? a. Pavlov b. Skinner c. Darwin d. Wundt
What is c. Darwin
400
Who considered psychology to be an emperical into the laws of mental operations?
What is Immanuel Kant
400
What case study should you already know from summer homework?
What is Reimer
400
What is a DNA sequence?
What is the order of nucleotide bases in the DNA molecule
400
Aristotle was on which side of the nature vs. nurture debate?
What is nurture
400
What is Nature and Nurture's similiarty a. Contributes personality b. Refers to childhood c. Interacting roles in development d. Personality traits
What is c. Interacting roles in development
500
Modern Nativism is most associated with the work of ______, Chomsky, and Pinker.
What is Jerry Fodor
500
If you put two identical twins in completely different environments with completely different economic backgrounds, how would their personalities compare?
What is very similar
500
What are the 5 disposition traits?
What is Openness to experience, conscientious, extraversion, antagonism, neuroticism
500
What do modern day psychologist believe contributes the most
What is nature and nurture both
500
______ is the idea that we are born with certain skills and abilities a. Behaviorism b. Sociobiology c. Nativism d. Empiricism
What is c. Nativism
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