5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- occiptal lobe
- retroactive interference
- a portion of the cerebral cortex where vision registers in the brain
- b the disruptive effect of new learning on the recall of old information
- c a neurotransmitter that enables learning and memory and also triggers muscle contraction
- 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
- e lower or hindmost part of the brain
5 Multiple choice questions
- that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
- the tendency for distributed study or practice to yield better long-term retention than is achieved through massed study or practice
- a neuron conducting impulses inwards to the brain or spinal cord
- Attempting to alleviate stress by avoiding or ignoring a stressor and attending to emotional needs related to one's stress reaction.
- Form in the Thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.
5 True/False questions
Opponent - process theory → The 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.
anterior pituitary → produces and secretes several hormones that regulate many physiological processes including stress, growth, and reproduction
mood-congruent memory → the tendency to recall experiences that are consistent with one's current good or bad mood
Subjective well being → Self-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.
Binocular cues → Depth cues, such as retinal disparity, that depend on the use of 2 eyes.