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  1. A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
  2. The maintenance of a steady internal state
  3. The most important of the male sex hormones; both males and females have it
  4. The point at which an individuals "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight
  5. Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active
  6. An eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise

5 True/False questions

  1. Basal Metabolic RateThe body's resting rate of energy expenditure


  2. IncentiveA complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned


  3. InstinctA positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior


  4. Sexual Response CycleThe four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson - excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution


  5. EstrogensThe form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger