← Psychology Final Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Relative deprivation
- autonomic nervous system
- Feel good, do good phenomenon
- a the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; it helps coordinate voluntary movement and balance
- b People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood.
- c A machine commonly used in attempts to detect lies by measuring several of the physiological responses accompanying emotion (such as perspiration and cardiovascualr and breathing changes).
- d The perception that we are worse off relative to those with whom we compare ourselves.
- e The part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- memory aids, especially those techniques that use vivid imagery and organizational devices
- unconscious encoding of incidental information, such as space, time, and frequency, and of well-learned information, such as word meanings
- The controversial claim that perception can occur apart from sensory input; includes telepathy, clairvoyance, and precognition.
- that part of the cerebral cortex in either hemisphere of the brain lying below the crown of the head
- Retinal receptor cells that are cconcentratednear the center of the retina and that function in daylight or in well-lit conditions. The cones detect fine detail and give rise to color sensations.
5 True/False Questions
corpus callosum → the fibers that connect the right and left hemispheres, enabling them to communicate
Cannon Bard Theory → The theory that the spinal cord contains a neurological "gate" that blocks pain signals or allows them to pass on to the brain. The "gate" is opened by the activity of pain signals traveling up small nerve fibers and is closed by activity in larger fibers or by information coming from the brain.
Dept perception → The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
correlation → connection between facts or events
rehearsal → the process of getting information out of memory storage