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Psych101.Exam1 - Psych101.2 Spring2006 Exam 1 February 10,...

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Psych101.2 Spring2006 Exam 1 February 10, 2006 Please do not begin the exam until instructed to by the professor. Put your name on the scantron and on the two short answer pages. Use a Number 2 pencil. This exam has 40 multiple choice questions (worth 1 point each, for 40 points in total) and 4 short answer questions (worth 10 points in total). Write your answers for the multiple choice on the scantron. Write your answers for the short answer directly on the exam. This is a closed book and closed note test. You will have 50 minutes to complete the exam. Please COPY and SIGN the statement below: “On my honor as a student, I have not given or received help from anyone on this exam” _____________________________ (signature) _____________________________ (printed name)
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Multiple Choice Identify the letter that best completes the statement or answers the question. Mark your answers on the scantron. ____ 1. The neurotransmitter responsible for pain is called ____. A chemical that increases release of that transmitter is ____. A neurotransmitter that decreases pain is ____. a. Substance P . .. capsaicin . .. endorphin b. Endorphin . .. capsaicin . .. substance P c. Substance P . .. pheromone . .. endorphin d. Endorphin . .. pheromone . .. substance P ____ 2. If someone is left-handed or ambidextrous (compared to someone who is right-handed), which of the following is most true a. Their corpus collosum is weaker. c. Their left brain has stronger language capabilities. b. They are more likely to have serious brain damage following an accident. d. Their right brain may have some language capabilities. ____ 3. What does the EEG record for stage 4 sleep look like (compared to other stages of sleep)? a. It includes many long, slow waves. b. It is relatively flat. c. It contains a large number of short, choppy waves. d. It looks similar to the EEG that is found in people who are awake. ____ 4. Rods and cones are to retina as hair cells are to __________ a. hammer, anvil, and stirrup c. Eardrum b. cochlea d. basilar membrane ____ 5. The proportion of cones is greatest in which part of the retina? a. the blind spot b. the cornea c. the fovea d. the periphery ____ 6. Why will a frog starve in a room of dead flies? a. It can’t smell their pherormones. c. It can’t hear them buzzing. b. It can’t see them moving. d. It won’t eat dead things. ____ 7. In an environment in which temperature, light, and other conditions remain constant 24 hours a day, most people a. awaken and fall asleep at irregular, inconsistent intervals. b. still awaken and go to sleep on a nearly 24-hour schedule. c. easily adjust to wake-sleep cycles that last a lot longer or shorter than 24 hours. d. remain awake almost all the time. ____ 8.
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