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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior
  2. The body's resting rate of energy expenditure
  3. An eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise
  4. An eating disorder to which a person diets and becomes significantly underweight, yet, still feeling fat, continues to starve
  5. The maintenance of a steady internal state
  6. The four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson - excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution

5 True/False questions

  1. Set PointThe 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


  2. MotivationA need or desire that energizes and directs behavior


  3. InstinctA complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearned


  4. TestosteroneThe most important of the male sex hormones; both males and females have it


  5. Hierarchy of NeedsSex hormones secreted in greater amounts by females than by males and contributing to female sex characteristics