Unformatted text preview: General Psychology Professor Huhbell Name: Quiz 1 Form 6 Instructions: Follow the instructions on the screen. Choose the best answer for each item. a...“m-¢.——~Wmnu-m-mn-_mum-o-~Wmwm-mwuu-_mw-uuamm~nm-mumanna..."m-- 1. The cerebral cortex appears to be responsible for
a. sleeping, breathing, heart rate, and blood sugar levels.
b. rationalizing and dreaming.
c. reasoning, planning, remembering, and imagining.
d. modulating the aetivity of the heart and gut. 2. An experiment is a procedure in which the researcher
a. uses a complex statistical analysis to interpret observations. b. collects information 15-0111 a very large number of people.
c. observes people acting naturally in their normal environment.
:1. systematically manipulates and observes a situation. 3. The segments of DNA that form the basic units of heredity are called a. gametes.
c. genes. d. messenger proteins. 4. When Lisa was making a decision about her college major, a PET scan of her brain showed high activity in her
a. left cerebral hemisphere.
b. right cerebral hemisphere.
d. thalamus. 5. Imagine you have your eyes closed and you smell a very unusual odor. After a few seconds, you recognize it to be the
cologne/perﬁmie of a good friend that you have not seen in several years. Your ability to recognize and interpret this odor
a. opponent processing. b. anosmia.
d. perception. 6. Which of the following perceptions is based on differences at which a sound reaches our two cars?
a. Localization. b. Timbre.
d. Loudness. 7. The thalamus has been called the "great relay station” of the brain because it
a. is found at the end of the brain stem and transmits information to other areas of the brain. b. regulates all motor and muscular activities.
c. receives input ﬁ'om all senses except smell and transmits information to other areas of the brain. d. is the primary area of the brain that controls learning. 8. When used appropriately, the survey method of research can be used to
a. conﬁrm certain biases among researchers.
5. measure attitudes, preferences, and reactions to products.
c. enable one to learn a large amount of information about a small number of subjects.
d. inﬂuence the way subjects answer questions. 9. Research on the two hemispheres of the brain suggests that they can generally perform the same functions. the differences and similarities between them will never be known. the left hemisphere is specialized for emotion and the right hemisphere is specialized for verbal tasks.
the left hemisphere is specialized for verbal tasks and the right hemisphere is specialized for emotion. 9‘.“ 53‘!” ...
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