5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- working memory
- a linked to memory
- b a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
- c the sensory and motor neurons that connect the CNS to the rest of the body
- d controls voluntary movements of skeletal muscles
- e a newer understanding of short-term memory that focuses on conscious, active processing of incoming auditory and visual-spatial information, and of information retrieved from long-term memory
5 Multiple choice questions
- The number of complete wave-lengths that pass a point in a give time (for example, per second).
- 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
- Below one's absolute threshold for consciouus awareness.
- that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
- the process of getting information out of memory storage
5 True/False questions
auditory cortex → A an area in the temporal lobe of the brain that is reponsible for hearing.
Emotion → The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recongnize meaningful objects and events.
sensory memory → The immediate, very brief recording of sensory information in the memory system.
critical thinking → thinking that does not blindly accept arguments and conclusions. Rather, it examines assumptions, discerns hidden values, evaluates evidence, and assesses conclusions.
serial position effect → the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice