5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- terminal buttons
- case study
- lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN)
- cerebrospinal fluid
- a investigation of one subject "psychological autopsies"
- b chemical that apposes (blocks) the action of a neurotransmitter.
- c CSF-nourishes brain and provides protection for neurons
- d 90% of visual signals from optic nerve processed here and then distributed to occipital lobe
- e end of axon knobs that secrete chemicals called neurotransmitters. connect to other cells dendrites
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- incoming pain sensation must pass thru a gate in the spinal cord. this gate can be closed.
- LTP-increases in excitability at synapses along a neural pathway. Strengthening between axons leads to memory
- registration of sensory input without conscious awareness.
- dividing point between energy levels that has a detectable effect.
- neural activity in a cell that opposes activity in a surrounding cell
5 True/False Questions
reticular formation → when eye becomes more sensitive to light in low illumination
confounding variables → variables linked in a way that will make it hard to sort out the results
operational definition → organization and interpretation of sensory input
W. James → founder of functionalism. worked with darwin
binocular depth cues → clues about distance in a flat picture