← psychology midterm Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- encoding failure
- negative punishment
- a drugs (such as caffeine, nicotine, and the more powerful amphetamines, cocaine, and Ecstasy) that excite neural activity and speed up body functions
- b punishment that occurs with the removal of a stimulus and decreasing the probability of a behavior's recurring
- c secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function
- d "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
- e information was never put into long term memory
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a heuristic device in which a solution to a problem is found by evaluating the difference between the current situation and the goal
- Internally generated patterns of body functions, including hormonal signals, sleep, blood pressure, and temperature regulation, which have approximately a 24-hour cycle and occur even in the absence of normal cues about whether it is day or night
- used to tap into knowledge and skills aquired through experiences such as formal education
- maintaining information in memory
- results are based on the candidate's performance relative to the others.
5 True/False Questions
recognition → recall that is hypothesized to work by storing abstract features which are then used to construct the memory during recall
Pavlov → Learning; Concepts: Classical conditioning terms, behavioral conditioning; Study Basics: Classical conditioning—conditioned fear into infants (including Little Albert) in order to examine how fears are learned and generalized
Availability heuristic → a schedule where reinforcement happens after a changing number of responses. Example gambling or sales
linguistic relativity hypothesis → theory of sleep proposing that sleep is necessary to the physical health of the body and serves to replenish chemicals and repair cellular damage.
schemas → frameworks of knowledge we have about people, objects, and events, Sir Frederick Bartlett