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5 Matching questions

  1. Graded Potential 2
  2. Natural Selection
  3. Edward Titchener
  4. Concentration Gradient
  5. Clinical Subdiscipline
  1. a Causes ions to move through the membrane to the sides where they are less concentrated
  2. b Strength diminishes as it travels away. Graded potentials are cumulative
  3. c Natural forces select traits in organisms that will be passed on to their offspring because they are adaptive: they help organisms adjust to and survive in their environment.
  4. d student of Wundt; developed a school of thought called structuralism
  5. e Examines the nature and treatment of psychological processes that cause emotional distress. (e.g., What causes depression?)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Front
  2. regulates pain, sleep, eating, emotional arousal, and mood (decrease of 5-HT in depression and anxiety)
  3. Voluntary nervous system- involved in intentional actions (also posture and balance)
    Transmits sensory information to the central nervous system and carries out its intentional/voluntary motor commands
  4. release neurotransmitters
  5. research firmly based upon one or more past scientific achievements, achievements that some particular scientific community acknowledges for a time as supplying the foundation for its further practice

5 True/False questions

  1. Behaviorist Perspective 2Metaphor: humans and other animals are like machines. (We show automatic behavioral responses that can be elicited by external/environmental stimuli)
    Method: Experimental method (What are the relationships between behaviors and environmental events)
    Data: Quantitative empirical data analyses that can be measured. (e.g., rats running in a maze for food)


  2. Sensory NeuronsTransmit information from the sensory receptors to the spinal cord and brain (afferent).


  3. Industrial/Organizational (I/O) SubdisciplineExamines psychological processes in learning and applies psychological knowledge in educational settings. (e.g., Why do some children have trouble learning to read?)


  4. PosteriorBottom


  5. PolarizationTectum (superior colliculus and inferior colliculus) and tegmentum.


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