Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (15)
Which is NOT one of the four lobes of the brain?
The peripheral nervous system has two major subdivisions: the __________ nervous system and the __________ nervous system.
somatic and autonomic
Hypnosis has been found to work most effectively on:
Individuals who are highly susceptible to suggestions
In a neuron, the cell body is also called:
True or False: Although night terrors result in a state of panic, individuals in this state can be consoled through reassuring comments.
True or False: Some research suggests that combining drug therapy with other forms of therapy hinders the effect of the drug.
True or False: Some research suggests that sleep deprivation affects cognitive and motor functions as much as, if not more than, alcohol intoxication
Which theory states that the purpose of sleep is an adaptive response to predatory risks, which increase in darkness?
Rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep is associated with which of the following?
Increased brain activity
Dreams occur during which of the following stages?
True or False: The left hemisphere controls the right half of the body and the right hemisphere controls the left half of the body.
What determines an individual's inherited physical characteristics?
What is the corpus callosum?
The main fiber bundle connecting the hemispheres
When Carlos was younger, his father used to come home from work, sit in front of the TV, and start to snore. Carlos would ask him to stop snoring and his father would say, "I wasn't sleeping!" Was his father lying to him?
No, most people in Stage 1 sleep do not know they've just been sleeping.
An individual who has sleep debt:
Does not get sufficient sleep on a chronic basis
Sets found in the same folder
Other sets by this creator
WB49 - 3rd CK
WB59 - 1st CK
SC58 - 3rd CK (3)
SC58 - 3rd CK (2)
Long-term potentiation (LTP) is best described as follows: a. It's easier to recognize than to recall information. b. Constructed memories have the potential to be either accurate or inaccurate. c. These synaptic changes allow for more efficient transfer of information. d. Implicit memories are processed by the cerebellum instead of by the hippo campus. e. Information is transferred from working memory to long-term memory.
Which of the following individuals would best represent our understanding of fluid versus crystallized intelligence? a. James is 80 and has just solved a math equation that has been puzzling him for the last 40 years. b. Luis is 22 and has written several successful novels. c. Alice is 25 and has discovered a new chemical element. d. As a high school student, Alex changed the way people, thought about a local homeless man by doing research into his life e. After watching the sky for 50 years Nate finally discovered a new planet.
Which psychological perspective is most likely to focus on how our interpretation of a situation affects how we react to it? a. Psychodynamic b. Biological c. Social-cultural d. Evolutionary e. Cognitive
Emotions are a mix of consciously experienced thoughts, expressive behaviors, and physiological arousal. Which theory emphasized the importance of cognition in emotion? a. Facial feedback theory. b. James-Lange theory. c. Arousal and performance theory. d. Fight-or-flight theory. e. Schachter-Singer two-factor theory.
Other Quizlet sets
Exam 2 Discussion Questions
NCLEX Style Nursing 102
lin 463 final (quiz review)
1455 Chapter 19