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  1. Respect People
  2. Basal ganglia
  3. Basal forebrain
  4. Dependent variable
  5. Midbrain
  1. a located in the subcortical area, a set of subcortical structures that directs intentional movements; located near the thalamus and hypothalamus; receive input from the cerebral cortex and send outputs to the motor centers in the brainstem
  2. b sits on top of the hindbrain, relatively small in humans, is important for orientation and movement
  3. c getting informed consent from participants, not coercing participation, protecting participants from harm, weighing benefits against risks, avoiding deception, and keeping information confidential
  4. d Consists of a group of regions in the lower, or basal, area of the brain; it is important as a producer of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which affects the ability of brain cells to transmit information to one another. It is known to have an effect on attention, reflexes, and learning. Degeneration is associated with Alzheimer's disease.
  5. e the variable that is measured in a study

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. estimating the likelihood of an occurrence based on the ease it comes to mind
  2. a region of the cerebral cortex that has specialized areas for movement, abstract thinking, planning, memory, judgment
  3. a psychological approach that explains mind and behavior in terms of the adaptive value of abilities that are preserved over time by natural selection
  4. A set of nerves that helps the body return to a normal resting state; contracts pupils, constricts bronchi, slows heartbeat, stimulates digestive activity and gall bladder, contracts bladder, allows blood flow to sex organs
  5. Sigmund Freud's approach to understanding human behavior that emphasizes the importance of unconscious mental processes in shaping feelings, thoughts, and behaviors

5 True/False questions

  1. Why research methods are necessary in psychologya psychological approach that explains mind and behavior in terms of the adaptive value of abilities that are preserved over time by natural selection

          

  2. Wernicke's areaupper left temporal lobe; brain location for speech production

          

  3. Humanistic Psychologyscientific study of mental processes, including perception, thought, memory and reasoning

          

  4. Axontransmits information to other neurons, muscles, or glands

          

  5. Three main areas of the brainHindbrain, Midbrain, Forebrain