5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mind vs. Body
- requirements of experimental design
- How neurons communicate
- Myelin sheath
- Disadvantages of Archival Research
- a Synapse is the junction or region between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites, or cell body of another. There is a small synaptic space between them across which information is transmitted. The transmission of information across the synapse is fundamental to communication between neurons, a process that allows us to think, feel, and behave.
- b Manipulation and random assignment
- c One of the central questions in psychology (and philosophy) concerns the mind/body problem: is the mind part of the body, or the body part of the mind? If they are distinct, then how do they interact? And which of the two is in charge?
- d The researchers have not control over how data was collected, important date may be missing from the records, previous research may be unreliable.
- e insulating layer of fatty material
5 Multiple choice questions
- performed by analyzing studies conducted by other researchers or by looking at historical patient records.
- consistency of measurement overtime
- transmits information to other neurons, muscles, or glands
- respects animal rights and treat them humanely
- The experimenter cannot introduce changes in participant behavior, enormous amounts of data provide a better view of trends, relationships, and outcomes, often less expensive than other study methods. Researchers can often access data through free archives or records databases.
5 True/False questions
psychology at Tech → Applied cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology
Brain function in CNS → The spinal cord is connected to a section of the brain called the brainstem and runs through the spinal canal. Cranial nerves exit the brainstem. Nerve roots exit the spinal cord to both sides of the body. The spinal cord carries signals (messages) back and forth between the brain and the peripheral nerves.
Validity → estimating the likelihood of an occurrence based on the ease it comes to mind
Midbrain → sits on top of the hindbrain, relatively small in humans, is important for orientation and movement
Mind → refers to our private, inner experience