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5 Matching questions

  1. Adaptive Traits
  2. Axon Hillock
  3. Acetylcholine (ACh)
  4. Structuralism
  5. Neuron
  1. a used introspection to uncover the basic elements of consciousness...like a periodic table of the mind; also wanted to discover the way the elements combine with one another into ideas
  2. b cells 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.
  3. c involved in learning and memory and muscle contractions
    Alzheimer's- loss of ACh neurons
  4. d a term applied to traits that help organisms adjust to their environment
  5. e Long extension from the cell body; transmits information to other neurons

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a concrete way of assessing/operationalizing an abstract construct
  2. Continuous 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.
  3. 1. Environmentalism: all organisms, including humans, are shaped by the environment. 2. Experimentalism: experiments can reveal what aspects of the environment stimulate. 3. Optimism: people can be positive.
  4. Floor; movement and conscious arousal and activation
  5. (1922-1996) a philosopher of science, studied the history of science and found some remarkable similarities across disciplines in the way schools of thought come and go and the way knowledge is generated; normal science; paradigms

5 True/False questions

  1. Neuromarketingexcitatory; involved in learning; can be neurotoxic

          

  2. Information Processingapproach: transformation, storage, and retrieval of environmental inputs through thought and memory.

          

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

          

  4. MidbrainContinuous 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.

          

  5. Experimental Researchpsychologists manipulate some aspect of a situation and measure the impact of the manipulation on the way participants respond.

          

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