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5 Matching questions

  1. social-cognitive perspective
  2. rehearsal
  3. human factors psychology
  4. amygdala
  5. James-Lange theory
  1. a The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion-arousing stimuli
  2. b A branch of psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and physical environments can be adapted to human behaviors
  3. c The conscious repetition of information, either to maintain it in consciousness or to encode it for storage
  4. d Views behavior as influenced by the interaction between persons (and their thinking) and their social context
  5. e two almond-shaped neural clusters that are components of the limbic system and are linked to emotion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a pair of endocrine glands just above the kidneys that secrete the hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline), which help to arouse the body in times of stress
  2. In psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in which the person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind, no matter how trivial or embarrassing
  3. The sense of body movement and position, including the sense of balance
  4. The principle that, to be perceived as different, two stimuli must differ by a constant minimum percentage
  5. chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine system, that are produced in one tissue and affect another

5 True/False questions

  1. heuristicA simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently


  2. thalamusDrugs that depress neural activity, temporarily lessenging pain and anxiety


  3. random samplea sample that fairly represents a population because each member has an equal chance of inclusion


  4. top-down processingAnalysis that begins with the sense receptors and works up to te brain's integration of sensory information


  5. shapingThe perceptual tendency to organize stimuli into coherent groups