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Unformatted text preview: Psychology 110B - Midterm Professor Paul Bloom February 21, 2006 INSTRUCTIONS 1. Please clearly PRINT your name on top of EVERY PAGE. Do this first. 2. There are a total of 17 pages, including this one. The questions add up to a total of 105 points, broken down as follows: BRAIN: 10 PERCEPTION: 11 SKINNER: 11 RATIONALITY: 5 EMOTION: 15 LANGUAGE: 11 EVOLUTION: 8 FREUD: 10 LOVE: 4 DEVELOPMENT: 11 MEMORY: 9 (The exam counts for 25% of your final grade to get your score out of 25, we will divide by 4.2) 3. Do not spend too much time on any one question or you will have difficulty finishing in time. And dont try to pad or add irrelevant information this can end up hurting you if you make a mistake. 4. If you need more space, you can write on the back of the page but clearly mark which question you are answering . 5. Please print your name on top of every page . I know I said this before, but sometimes people really do forget. 6. Dont panic! Some of these questions are harder than others, and some are very hard indeed. We do not expect ANYONE to get everything right. Smile. Take a deep breath. Be one with the exam. 7. Good luck! YOUR NAME ____________________________________________________ - 2 - BRAIN (Soojin Park) B1: The philosopher Rene Descartes was a strong defender of dualism. What is dualism? (2 points) B2: The primary sensory and motor areas of the cortex are organized according to the principle of topographic organization. What does this mean? (2 points) B3: True or false. Neurotransmitters communicate to each other over synapses by means of electrical pulses. (1 point) __________ B4: You show a split-brain patient a picture of an apple to her left, and a picture of an orange to her right. Suppose you ask the patient, What do you see?. She will say (circle the correct answer) (1 point) AN ORANGE AN APPLE A PEAR B5: Two neuroimaging techniques used to observe how the brain works are PET and fMRI. Choose one of them and briefly explain how it works. (2 points) YOUR NAME ____________________________________________________ - 2 - BRAIN (Soojin Park) B1: The philosopher Rene Descartes was a strong defender of dualism. What is dualism? (2 points) B2: The primary sensory and motor areas of the cortex are organized according to the principle of topographic organization. What does this mean? (2 points) B3: True or false. Neurotransmitters communicate to each other over synapses by means of electrical pulses. (1 point) __________ B4: You show a split-brain patient a picture of an apple to her left, and a picture of an orange to her right. Suppose you ask the patient, What do you see?. She will say (circle the correct answer) (1 point) AN ORANGE AN APPLE A PEAR B5: Two neuroimaging techniques used to observe how the brain works are PET and fMRI. Choose one of them and briefly explain how it works. (2 points) and briefly explain how it works....
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