Koofer (3)

Koofer (3) - NOTE: Some of the bolded answers may be...

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NOTE: Some of the bolded answers may be incorrect, but I am pretty sure nearly all are correct But these questions were from Hambrick’s FALL 2011 Exam TEST 1 Which of the following is the component of the limbic system that plays an essential role in acquiring new memories? A) hypothalamus B) thalamus C) medulla D) hippocampus William James founded this movement in psychology: A) psychoanalysis B) behaviorism C) structuralism D) functionalism Psychology is best defined as the science of A) conscious and unconscious mental activity. B) observable responses to the environment. C) behavior and mental processes. D) maladaptive and adaptive behaviors. Which perspective studies the contributions of our genes and our environment to our individual differences? A) cognitive B) behavior genetics C) social-cultural D) psychodynamic Dr. Santaniello conducts research on how children's moral thinking changes as they grow older. It is most likely that Dr. Santaniello is a(n) ________ psychologist. A) developmental B) social C) clinical D) industrial/organizational The surgical removal of a large tumor from Dane's occipital lobe resulted in extensive loss of brain tissue. Dane is most likely to suffer some loss of A) muscular coordination. B) visual perception. C) speaking ability. D) pain sensations. Normal visual sensation in the absence of complete visual perception A) prosopagnosia. B) blindness caused by a detached retina. is best illustrated by
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D) sensory interaction. The minimum amount of stimulation a person needs to detect a physical stimulus 50 percent of the time is called the A) adaptation threshold. B) difference threshold. C) subliminal threshold. D) absolute threshold. The chemical “messengers” released into the spatial junctions between neurons are called A) hormones. B) neurotransmitters. C) synapses. D) genes. To identify which of Lucy's brain areas was most active when she talked, neuroscientists used a neuroimaging technique that measures blood oxygenation in different brain regions. This technique is known as: A) hemispherectomy. B) fMRI. C) EEG. D) PET scan. The “little brain” attached to the rear of the brainstem, which is involved in skilled movements such as those involved in playing a guitar, is called the A) limbic system. B) corpus callosum. C) cerebellum. D) reticular formation. A subliminal message is one that is presented A) below one's absolute threshold for conscious awareness. B) in a manner that is unconsciously persuasive. C) with very soft background music. D) repetitiously. To assess the influence of self-esteem on attraction, researchers either insulted or complimented students about their physical appearance just before they went on a blind date. Then, after the date, the researchers asked the participants questions to measure their attraction to their date. In this research, the dependent variable was A) insults or compliments. B) physical appearance.
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