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  1. Health Subdiscipline
  2. Wilhelm Wundt
  3. Conscious vs. Unconscious
  4. Synapse
  5. Adaptive Traits
  1. a "father of psychology"; founded 1st psychological laboratory in Leipzig, Germany in 1879; used scientific methods to uncover the elementary units of human consciousness; introspection
  2. b a term applied to traits that help organisms adjust to their environment
  3. c space between 2 neutrons ; information transfers between neurons here
  4. d How much are we subjectively aware of our mental events?
  5. e Examines psychological factors involved in health and disease. (e.g., Are certain personality types less vulnerable to disease?)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. visual
  2. researched severed corpus callosum
  3. the influence of membership in a larger group (e.g. a nation); culture impacts the psychological functioning of individuals within a society
  4. regulates pain, sleep, eating, emotional arousal, and mood (decrease of 5-HT in depression and anxiety)
  5. test psychological hypotheses in different cultures; they try to distinguish universal psychological processes from those that are specific to particular cultures

5 True/False Questions

  1. RationalismType of evolutionary psychology; studies animal behavior from a biological and evolutionary perspective (several species of birds emit warning cries to alert their flock about approaching predators and even may band together to attack).


  2. Substantia Nigradopamine producing neurons in the tegmentum.


  3. Norepinephrine (NE)regulates arousal (blood pressure), behavior and mood (used to control depression and anxiety.


  4. Personality SubdisciplineExamines people's enduring ways of responding in different kinds of situations and the ways individuals differ in how they tend to think, feel, and behave. (e.g., What are the underlying factors of personality?)


  5. Cell BodyContinuous with the spinal cord; all the sensory and motor neurons connecting the brain and spinal cord cross over in the medulla (contralateral). Helps regulate and maintain respiration, circulation, heart rate and blood pressure.
    Reticular Formation: medulla to midbrain, involved in consciousness, alertness, and attention. Connected centers in the pons that control sleep-wake cycle, damage causes comas.


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