View Attempt 1 of 2 Title: Exam One Started: June 14, 2011 12:48 AM

Submitted: June 14, 2011 2:04 AM Time spent: 01:15:09 Total score: 54/104 = 51.9231% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 104 1. Which part of the brain is the largest of the brain's lobes, contains the motor cortex, and Broca's area? Student Response A. Frontal lobes. B. Parietal lobe. C. Occiptial lobe. D. Limbic system. Score: 0/2

2. Which of the following neurotransmitters plays an excitatory role in stimulating the neurons involved in learning new information? Student Response A. Endorphins B. Acetylcholine

C. Epinephrine D. Dopamine Score: 2/2

3. Which system is a series of ductless glands located throughout the body and manufactures and secretes hormones? Student Response A. The pituitary system. B. The pancreatic system. C. The circulatory system. D. The endocrine system. Score: 2/2

4. The purpose of the case study is to: Student Response A. identify cause and effect relationships. B. assess the strength of the relationship between variables. C. generate in-depth information about a single individual's or small number of person's unique behavior. D. provide information about the attitudes, belief's, experiences or behaviors

interference. Passively reading your textbook rather than actively reciting the material is apt to lead to: Student Response A. C. beyond the point where it can be repeated once without error. retrieval failure.of large groups of people. D. encoding failure. D. decay. B. the term "overlearning" refers to the situation where we practice new material: Student Response A. Score: 2/2 6. B. to the point where we become confused about it. Score: 2/2 5. until we cannot concentrate on it anymore. C. until it seems to be familiar. In memory research. Score: 0/2 .

hunger and thirst. internal body temperature. Score: 2/2 8. The hypothalamus regulates all of the following EXCEPT: Student Response A. Student Response A. nondeclarative B. C. semantic Score: 0/2 9. working D. B. coordinated movement. sexual behavior. The memory for general information and facts is known as___________ memory. A(n) ________ is anything that strengthens or increases the probability of the .7. episodic C. D.

matching. recall B. and true/false quesitons are examples of _______test items. Student Response A. What is the definition of psychology? Student Response . relearning C. punisher B. repetition Score: 2/2 11. operant C. Student Response A. model D. Multiple-choice. recognition D. reinforcer Score: 2/2 10.response it follows.

B. D. amygdala. Everytime Anna drives by the local grocery store parking lot.A. The study of behavior. C. The study of mental processes. C. B. The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The scientific study of disorders and disturbances. it exposes the patient to harmful X-rays. it cannot be used on other systems of the body. Score: 2/2 12. it cannot provide a measure of brain activity. . Score: 0/2 13. The brain structure most responsible for Anna's memory generated fear response is the: Student Response A. she gets becomes fearful because this is the location where she is in a major car accident. The technique of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is useful for mapping structures in the brain. D. it only measures brain activity. but it has a drawback in that: Student Response A.

and applause are examples of: Student Response A. discrimination. D. C. hypothalamus.B. secondary reinforcers. Money. . good grades. partial reinforcers. B. Score: 2/2 14. praise. D. primary reinforcers. medulla. C. thalamus. continuous reinforcers. extinction. Score: 0/2 15. The tendency of stimuli similar to a conditioned stimulus to evoke the conditioned response is called: Student Response A. B. C. generalization.

D. physical pain.D. Score: 0/2 16. quiet potential. skeletal muscle contraction. spontaneous recovery. B. the neuron has reached its: Student Response A. D. C. When the cell membrane of a neuron changes its permeability. appetite. Score: 2/2 17. C. action potential. synaptic potential. Endorphins are most directly involved in the perception of: Student Response A. allowing more positively charged neurons to flow into the cell and other ions flow out. resting potential B. homeostasis. Score: 0/2 .

18. motor Score: 0/2 19. and language. The ________ areas house memories and are involved in thought. D. Broca's aphasia. Student Response A. association C. perception. Score: 2/2 20. Wernicke's apraxia C. Wernicke's aphasia B. language processing B. Broca's apraxia. sensory input D. Difficulty producing the sounds required for speech due to damage in the frontal lobe is referred to as: Student Response A. .

and psychological health is called: Student Response A. wastes taxpayers money on trivial questions. Michaels is conducting a study in which he wants to compare the frequency of alcoholism among identical twins with the frequency of alcoholism among fraternal twins. gestalt psychology. C. humanistic psychology. deceives subjects about the true purpose of the research. exposes subjects to unreasonable risk or harm. B. Michaels is probably studying ______. Dr. Psychologists are required to debrief subjects thoroughly after a research study when the study: Student Response A. behaviorism. Dr.The school of psychology that focuses on the uniqueness of human beings and their capacity for choice. violates subjects right to privacy. B. Score: 0/2 21. . cognitive psychology. D. C. D. growth. Score: 0/2 22.

respiration. blood pressure.Student Response A. The structures located in the ________ control heart rate. forebrain D. addictive psychology. hindbrain B. B. evolutionary psychology. Score: 0/2 23. Student Response A. neuropsychology. and many other vital functions. behavioral genetics. Which method would be used to measure the degree of relationship between two variables like alcohol consumption and grades? Student Response A. C. lowbrain Score: 0/2 24. midbrain C. D. Case study .

central nervous system B. Dependent D.B. Control Score: 2/2 26. Independent C. Random B. Which of the following variables causes changes in the behavior of subjects being studied? Student Response A. autonomic nervous system C. Naturalistic observation C. Experimental method D. peripheral nervous system . Correlation method Score: 2/2 25. The ________ is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. Student Response A.

storage. Thoughts. B. encoding. The brain processes information in sequential steps in much the same way as a computer. Which of the following statements summarizes psychoanalysis? Student Response A. The mind interprets experiences in predictable ways rather than simply reacts to them. and psychological health. Student Response A. C. D. Transforming information into a form that can be stored in memory is called _______. retrieval.D. and behavior are determined by unconscious forces. . C. growth. somatic nervous system Score: 2/2 27. B. All human beings have the capacity for choice. D. consolidation Score: 2/2 28. feelings.

Score: 0/2 29. Student Response A. retrieval. secondary reinforcement. An event that increases the probability that the response will be repeated is called ________and __________. This process is called: Student Response A. encoding. punishment. positive reinforcement. punishment. B. negative reinforcement. Score: 2/2 30. primary reinforcement. D. negative reinforcement. D. Score: 2/2 . consolidation. For encoded information to be stored. B. C. some physiological change in the brain must take place. negative reinforcement. storage. C.

retrieval failure. B. D. encoding failure. Not remembering something one is certain of knowing is called: Student Response A.31. and smmoth muscles which are normally not under voluntary control. endocrine system C. Subjects selected for a survey from a population make up a group referred to as a: . somatic nervous system Score: 2/2 32. Student Response A. motivated forgetting. cardia muscle. The __________ operates without any conscious control and transmits messages between the central nervous system and the glands. Score: 2/2 33. C. synaptic system D. consolidation failure. autonomic nervous system B.

Playing basketball. control group. B. sample. B. fifteen Score: 0/2 35. seven D.Student Response A. Score: 2/2 34. D. subpopulation. C. Student Response A. subgroup. Damage to the CEREBELLUM is likely to disrupt which of the following? Student Response A. twelve C. five B. Short-term memory has a very limited capacity of about _______ items. Sleeping. .

Even though he hasn't been on one in years. D. Homeostasis. Score: 2/2 36. retrieval. Student Response A.C. storage. C. Jeff is able to jump on a bicycle and take off pedaling thanks to his _______ memory. D. declarative B. nondeclarative D. Student Response A. consolidation. Thinking. Bringing the material that has been stored to the mind is called _______. encoding. semantic C. episodic Score: 0/2 37. B. .

B. extinction. resting potential. synapse. Score: 2/2 39. D. spontaneous recovery. C. C. generalization. D.Score: 2/2 38. axon. dendrite. Score: 2/2 40. synapse. cell body. discrimination. The three main parts of the neuron are: Student Response A. axon. neurotransmitter. B. dendrite. . action potential. The tendency to make a conditioned response to a stimulus that is similar to the original conditioned stimulus is called: Student Response A. action potential. cell body.

education. Student Response A. D. pruning. Student Response . The brain's capacity to adapt to changes such as brain damage is referred to as: Student Response A. counseling. B. behavior modification. myelination. learned helplessness. plasticity. Score: 2/2 42. D.The method of changing behavior through a systematic program based on learning principles is called__________. synaptogenesis. C. B. The memory for personal life events is known as_______. C. Score: 0/2 41.

C. unconditioned stimulus. conditioned response.A. . C. This is an example of the: Student Response A. you must repeatedly present the _________ WITHOUT the _______ . semantic memory. D. B. humanist perspective. unconditioned response. sociocultural perspective. D. Student Response A. Ngaro feels that social and cultural factors must be understood when interpreting behavior. Score: 0/2 44. Score: 0/2 43. B. B. Dr. biological perspective. iconic memory. evolutionary perspective. In order to extinguish a classically conditioned response. conditioned stimulus. episodic memory. nondeclarative memory.

The dog responeded by salivating. conditioned response. B. When Pavlov presented began his experiment. he presented the dog with and tone and food. unconditioned response. C. In his experiment. humanistic psychology. conditioned stimulus. B. unconditioned stimulus. conditioned response. A perspective that emphasizes the role of environment as a determinent of behavior is called: Student Response A. behaviorism. D. . unconditioned stimulus. unconditioned response. D. the FOOD was the : Student Response A. conditioned stimulus. psychoanalysis.C. Score: 0/2 45. C. Score: 0/2 46.

actual treatment. D. cognitive psychology. the hypothesis. Which memory system is virtually unlimited in capacity and contains a person's storehouse of vastly permanent or relatively permanent information? Student Response A. Score: 0/2 . his or her expectations. Elaborative memory. Score: 0/2 47. B.D. Score: 0/2 48. how the researcher behaves. B. C. C. Short-term memory. Long-term memory. D. Sensory memory. The placebo effect occurs when a subject responds according to: Student Response A.

C. C. An________ reveals the electrical activity of the brain by producing a record of brain waves.49. neurotransmitters. A _________ reveals activity in various parts of the brain based on . vesicles. B. Score: 2/2 51. the control group. The group of participants exposed to the independent variable is called: Student Response A. B. somas. D. Score: 2/2 50. the sample. inhibitors. the population. D. the experimental group. The chemicals in neurons that excite or inhibit other neurons are called: Student Response A.

electroencephalograph D.patterns of blow flow. Student Response A. MRI Score: 0/2 52. electroencephalograph. oxygen use. fMRI B. MRI. fMRI Score: 0/2 . PET C. and glucose consumption. PET Scan. CT scan B. Which of the following imaging techniques uses X-ray photography to produce visual representations of the brain? Student Response A. PETscan D. CT Scan. MRI C.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful

Master Your Semester with Scribd & The New York Times

Special offer for students: Only $4.99/month.

Master Your Semester with a Special Offer from Scribd & The New York Times

Cancel anytime.