5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- biological psychology
- a the brain's ability to change, especially during childhood by reorganizing after damage or by building new pathways based on experience.
- b a branch of psychology concerned with the links between biology and behavior.
- c the oldest part and central core of the brain, beginning where the spinal cords swells as it enters the skull; the brainstem is responsible for automatic survival functions.
- d our awareness of ourselves and our environment.
- e neurons that communicate internally and intervene between the sensory inputs and motor outputs.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a sleep disorder in which a sleeping person repeatedly stops breathing until blood oxygen is so low it awakens the person just long enough to draw a breath.
- the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system.
- neuron extensions that pass messages to other neurons or cells.
- area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations.
- a neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs several maintenance activities (eating, drinking, body temperature), helps govern the endocrine system via the pituitary gland, and is linked to emotion.
5 True/False questions
frontal lobes → portion of the cerebral cortex lying just behind the forehead; involved in speaking and muscle movements and in making plans and judgments.
cognitive neuroscience → neurons that carry outgoing information from the central nervous to the muscles and glands.
limbic system → neural system (including the hippocampus, amygdala, and hypothalamus) located below the cerebral hemispheres; associated with emotions and drives.
manifest content → according to Freud, the remembered story line of a dream.
adrenal glands → portion of the cerebral cortex lying at the top of the head and toward the rear; receives sensory input for touch and body position.