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5 Matching questions

  1. Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Subdiscipline
  2. Glutamate
  3. Action Potential
  4. Wilhelm Wundt
  5. Endorphins
  1. a reduce pain and elevate mood (runner's high)
  2. b excitatory; involved in learning; can be neurotoxic
  3. c Examines the behavior of people in organizations and attempts to help solve organizational problems. (e.g., what motivates workers to do their jobs efficiently?)
  4. d "father of psychology"; founded 1st psychological laboratory in Leipzig, Germany in 1879; used scientific methods to uncover the elementary units of human consciousness; introspection
  5. e Firing of a neuron. Sodium ions flow into the cell depolarizing the membrane potential to +40mV (not cumulative).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. consistency across items (different items that measure the same variable should produce similar results; most popular method)
  2. Below the cortex; contains the hypothalamus, thalamus, basal ganglia, and limbic system.
  3. release neurotransmitters
  4. Representative Sampling of the population as a whole so that conclusions that are drawn from the sample are likely to be true of the rest of the population.
  5. Does knowledge about the world come from logic and reasoning or from experience and observation?

5 True/False questions

  1. Spinal CordSends information from sensory neurons to the brain and it relays motor commands back to the muscles, glands, and organs via motor neurons.
    Cervical-Thoracic- Lumbar-Sacral


  2. Degradation and Reuptakerelease neurotransmitters


  3. William JamesWrote the 1st psychology textbook "The principles of Psychology" 1890; proponent of functionalism


  4. Resting PotentialSpinal cord has dorsal (back or top side; sending sensory signals) and ventral (belly or bottom side; sending motor signals) roots that carry sensory and motor signals to and from the spinal cord.


  5. Correlational ResearchInterviews and questionnaires
    Random sample: must be selected from pop. in an arbitrary way
    Stratified Random Sample: specifies the percentage of people to be drawn from each population category.
    Disadvantage: people may not respond to the questions truthfully.