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5 Matching questions

  1. medulla
  2. occiptal lobe
  3. acetylcholine
  4. brainstem
  5. retroactive interference
  1. a portion of the cerebral cortex where vision registers in the brain
  2. b the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
  3. c a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
  4. d the stalk-like portion of the brain that connects the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord; made up of three parts: the midbrain, pons, and medulla
  5. e lower or hindmost part of the brain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
  2. the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice
  3. a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
  4. Attempting to alleviate stress by avoiding or ignoring a stressor and attending to emotional needs related to one's stress reaction.
  5. Form in the Thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.

5 True/False questions

  1. Opponent - process theoryThe theory that opposing retinal processes (red-green, yellow-blue, white-black) enable color vision. For example, some cells are stimulated by green and inhibited by red; others are stimulated, by red and inhibited by green.


  2. anterior pituitaryproduces and secretes several hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction


  3. mood-congruent memorythe tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with one's current good or bad mood


  4. Subjective well beingSelf-perceived happiness or staisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being. Example: physical and economic indicators to evaluate people's quality of life.


  5. Binocular cuesDepth cues, such as retinal disparity, that depend on the use of 2 eyes.


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