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5 Matching Questions

  1. sex
  2. instinct
  3. fMRI
  4. aroused motivation
  5. ocular activity
  1. a eye behaviour- pupil size (extent of mental activity), eye (changing cognitive states), and eye movements (reflective thought)
  2. b it assesses brain function by sampling blood flow over time and produces "movies" of participants brain activity while they perform certain tasks
  3. c ______ motivation rises and falls in responce to a host of factors, including hormones, external stimulation, external cues, cognitive scripts, sexual schemas, and evolutionary process
  4. d physiological study of the _________ proved an intellectual dead end as it became clear that "naming is not explaining"
  5. e stimulated hypothalamus creates the psychological experience of hunger

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. position emission tomography
  2. was the first psychologist the popularize the instinct theory
  3. activation of brain structures such as the amygdala (fear) or the prefrontal cortex (setting goals)
  4. functional magnetic resonance imaging
  5. pleasure center associated with sociability, sexuality

5 True/False Questions

  1. rewards arean evironmental event that attracts or repels a person toward or away from initiating a particular course of action


  2. ventromedial hypothalamuspart of the hypothalamus involved in initiating, or 'turning on', eating


  3. 3 types of needsare physiological, psychological, and social


  4. hormonal activitycontraction and relaxation of the heart and blood vessels ( attractive incentives, difficult/challenging tasks)


  5. intrinsic motivation isthe inherent desire to engage one's interests and to excersise and develope one's capacities


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