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5 Matching questions

  1. Biopsychology (behavioral neuroscience)
  2. Glutamate
  3. At rest
  4. Cognitive Perspective
  5. Ethology
  1. a Focuses on how people perceive, process, and retrieve information.
  2. b Type 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).
  3. c sodium ions cannot enter the membrane and potassium ions cant leave because their protein channels are closed.
  4. d seeks to understand the mind through understanding the electrical and chemical activity of the nervous system
  5. e excitatory; involved in learning; can be neurotoxic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sodium ions flow in the membrane, which excites the neuron making it more likely to fire.
  2. involved in learning and memory and muscle contractions
    Alzheimer's- loss of ACh neurons
  3. 1. Somatic Nervous System
    2. Autonomic Nervous System
  4. The relationship b/w arousal and performance is curvilinear so the correlation coefficient reflecting the relationship is zero even though there is a clear relationship (curve had a normal distribution)
  5. Floor; movement and conscious arousal and activation

5 True/False questions

  1. Anteriorcells that specialize in the transfer of information within the nervous system, they convey sensory information into the spinal cord and brain, carryout the operations involved in thought, feeling, and action; they transmit motor commands out into the body to control muscles, glands and organs.


  2. Health SubdisciplineExamines psychological factors involved in health and disease. (e.g., Are certain personality types less vulnerable to disease?)


  3. Industrial/Organizational (I/O) SubdisciplineStudies the way thought, feeling, and behavior develop through the life span, from infancy to death. (e.g., can children remember experiences from the first year of their lives?)


  4. Graded PotentialStrength diminishes as it travels away. Graded potentials are cumulative


  5. Structuralismvariable we want to measure (e.g. intelligence)


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