Early Psychologist; Experimental studies in reactions to sensory; had a laboratory
Used in surveys; come from a LARGE population
John B. Watson - Ethical Issues: Little Albert
The brain structure that provides a major link between the nervous system and the endocrine system
Cure epileptic seizures
Affects of severed corpus callosum
Degeneration of the ___________________ = sclerosis
Suffering from Parkinsons - low in the neurotransmitter...
Nerves from the left side of the brain are routed to the right side of the body with the brain structure called the...
The process of receiving and representing stimulus energies from the nervous system is
"The sum of the parts is greater than the whole"
Gestalt Psychologists' philosophy
Unconscious thought processes and childhood experiences
Psychoanalysts focus on...
Causal relationship between variables
Publication of an experimental work - researchers would be concerned about...
Slip into a coma
If you sever a cat's reticular formation it would...
Lobes of the brain that receive the input that enables you to feel someone scratching your back...
Peripheral Nervous System
The somatic nervous system is a component of the...
Brain structure that relays information from the eyes to the visual cortex
Prior experiences and current expectations
Diminished sensitivity to an unchanged stimuli
The best way to detect enlarged fluid-filled brain regions in some patients who have schizophrenia is to use an...
The concentration of glucose in active regions of the brain underlies the usefulness of a...
Your life would be most immediately threatened if you suffered destruction of the...
The medulla is to the control of_______ as the cerebellum is to the control of________
Which brain structure receives information from all the senses except smell?
Component of the limbic system that plays an essential role in the processing of new memories
Phineas Gage suffered a blow to his...
A larger area of the sensory cortex is associated with our lips
Our lips are more sensitive than our knees to sensations of touch because...
Left frontal lobe
Based on Broca's early work, which brain region is involved in speech production?
HE appeared in the left visual field, ART in the right. When asked patients said they saw...
Split-brain patients have had their _________ surgically cut
A patient who suffered a stroke says that she no longer recognizes herself on the mirror. Which brain structure was likely damaged in the stroke?
Someone trying to add a long series of three digit numbers is probably experiencing increased brain waves and blood flow to which brain structure?
The unreliability if introspection contributed to the waning popularity of...
Charles Darwin believed that behaviors, such as the emotional expressions associated with human rage, would be explained by natural selection. Which early psychologist would be most likely to agree with Darwin's assessment?
Critical thinkers can be described as...
Which procedure helps ensure that the participants in a survey are representative of a larger population?
Technique used to reduce the impact of confounding variables