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5 Matching questions

  1. Broca's Aphasia
  2. Substantia Nigra
  3. Normal DIstribution
  4. Free Will vs. Determinism
  5. Edward Titchener
  1. a damage to the left frontal lobe impairs the ability to produce fluent speech, but they could still understand language
  2. b "bell curve" unimodal, symmetrical around its central axis
    Negatively skewed: long tail on the left
    Positively skewed: long tail on the right
  3. c student of Wundt; developed a school of thought called structuralism
  4. d do we freely choose our actions or is behavior caused by things outside our control such as genetics?
  5. e dopamine producing neurons in the tegmentum.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Front
  2. Amygdala: part of the limbic system; plays a major role in emotion, particularly fear/rage.
    Hippocampus: crucial for formation of explicit memories; vulnerable to stress
  3. Cerebral cortex is divided into two hemispheres connected by the corpus callosum.
    Left- language, logic, details, analytical thinking and positive emotions
    Right- non-linguistic functions (face recognition), and negative emotions
  4. in-depth observation of the behavior of one person or small group of individuals, used in interpretative clinical research and when large numbers of participants are not available.
    2 drawbacks: small sample size (limit to generalizability) and susceptibility to researcher bias (researchers tend to see what they expect to see).
  5. reduce pain and elevate mood (runner's high)

5 True/False questions

  1. 1. Theoretical FrameworkFrontal (abstract thinking, planning, social skills)
    Parietal (touch, spatial orientation, nonverbal thinking)
    Occipital (vision)
    Temporal (language, hearing, visual pattern recognition)

          

  2. Rationalism vs. EmpiricismDoes knowledge about the world come from logic and reasoning or from experience and observation?

          

  3. Motor NeuronsTransmit commands away from the brain to the muscles, organs, and glands of the body (efferent). Carry out voluntary and vital bodily functions.

          

  4. Neurotransmitterschemicals that transmit information from one neuron to another, released in response to the action potential (stored in vesicles)

          

  5. Pennebaker Studyin-depth observation of the behavior of one person or small group of individuals, used in interpretative clinical research and when large numbers of participants are not available.
    2 drawbacks: small sample size (limit to generalizability) and susceptibility to researcher bias (researchers tend to see what they expect to see).

          

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