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- only Meg 14. By comparing reaction times across different tasks, Donders was able to conclude how long the mind needs to perform a certain cognitive task. Donders interpreted the difference in reaction time between the simple and choice conditions of his experiment as indicating how long it took to - make a decision about the stimulus 15. Who founded the first laboratory of scientific psychology at the University of Leipzig in Germany? - Wilhelm Wundt 16. An animal might learn how to navigate a maze through the use of ___. - cognitive map 17. Which of the following is NOT true of positron emission tomography (PET)? - It replaced functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) because it was less expensive. 18. John Watson believed that psychology should focus on the study of - observable behavior 19. Which of the following terms best reflects the concept of cognition? - ideas 20. The branch of psychology concerned with the scientific study of the mind is called - cognitive psychology. 21. A synapse is - the gap that separates two different neurons
22. Action potentials occur in the - axon 23. Brain imaging has made it possible to - determine which areas of the brain are involved in different cognitive processes 24. If kittens are raised in an environment that contains only verticals, you would predict that most of the neurons in their visual cortex would respond best to the visual presentation of a - picket fence 25. If the intensity of a stimulus that is presented to a touch receptor is increased, this tends to increase the __________ in the receptor's axon. - rate of nerve firing 26. In the mid-20th century, the study of the mind began using which technique or model inspired by digital computers? - Information processing model 27. Josiah is trying to speak to his wife, but his speech is very slow and labored, often with jumbled sentence structure. Josiah may have damage to which area of the brain? - Broca's area 28. Paul Broca's and Carl Wernicke's research provided early evidence for - localization of function. 29. The fusiform face area (FFA) in the brain is often damaged in patients with - Prosopagnosia.

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