Which specialty area would be most interested in identifying the cortical activation patterns associated with a person's perception of different objects?
A) evolutionary psychology
B) cognitive neuroscience
C) behavior genetics
The human sleep cycle repeats itself about every
A) 30 minutes.
B) 90 minutes.
C) 2 1/2 hours.
D) 4 hours.
DNA is a complex
A) sex hormone.
Hypnagogic sensations are most closely associated with ________ sleep.
At about eight months of age, people across the world start to ________ strangers; as adults, they prefer the company of those whose attributes are ________ to their own.
A) fear; similar
B) enjoy; different
C) fear; different
D) enjoy; similar
aB) 90 minutes
bB) cognitive neuroscience
cA) fear; similar
dA) Stage 1
5 Multiple Choice Questions
D) more likely to smoke and more likely to drink alcohol as teens.
B) inattentional blindness
B) stimulants; depressants
A) decrease; increase
5 True/False Questions
When people with autism watch another person's hand movements, they display less ________ than most others.
C) mirror neuron activity
D) stranger anxiety → C) are not very similar to the personalities of their adoptive parents.
The circadian rhythm is influenced by light-sensitive retinal proteins that trigger signals to the
A) suprachiasmatic nucleus.
C) thyroid gland.
D) sleep spindles. → C) are not very similar to the personalities of their adoptive parents.
Which of the following is an example of imprinting?
A) A 2-year-old poodle approaches a stranger who calls it.
B) A 4-year-old boy imitates aggression he sees on television.
C) A duckling demonstrates attachment to a bouncing ball.
D) A 3-year-old girl is simultaneously learning two different languages → B) dehydration
Soon after taking a psychoactive drug, Zachary experienced a diminished appetite, an increased pulse rate, dilated pupils, and feelings of self-confidence and euphoria. Zachary most likely experienced the effects of
D) marijuana. → B) dehydration
Hypnosis involves a state of
A) increased physical stamina.
B) heightened openness to suggestion. C) improved perceptual skills.
D) elevated autonomic arousal → C) set of genetic material in an organism's chromosomes.