Biopsychology Test 2
1. Compare the various techniques commonly used for recording images of the living
human brain (CT scan, MRI, fMRI, PET).
There are four commonly used brain imaging techniques. These are the CT scan, the
MRI, the functional MRI and th
Considering the addictive properties and the health consequences of using nicotine, should it be
There are two types of addictions: a physical addiction and a mental addiction. Both types of
addictions typically ha
Biopsychology Lab 10
1. What are some of the characteristics of REM sleep?
REM sleep has tonic and phasic components. REM sleep occurs about four to five times
during the usual eight hour sleep period. The first REM period may last 10 minutes
1. Definition of anabolic steroids.
Anabolic (and androgenic) steroids are man-made substances related to male sex
2. How can they be obtained?
Anabolic steroids are available legally by prescription to treat conditions that occur w
Biopsychology Chapter 10 Lab
VMH - Ventral Medial Hypothalamus
1. Its role in hunger? (Evidence for Control Centres for Feeding)
The VMH acts as the brains satiety centre.
2. Eating behavior of rats with a lesion in this area? (Effect of VMH
The first disease/disorder you chose Multiple Sclerosis:
1. What are the symptoms?
There are many different symptoms of MS. Visual symptoms of MS include blurred vision,
eye pain, loss of color vision, double vision, jerk eye movements, and a
Biopsychology Lab 6; Chapter 7
1. Which area of the brain develops last and when is it completed?
The frontal lobes are the last areas of the brain to fully develop and it is completed until
young adulthood, about 20-21 years of age.
Biopsychology Lab 5
1. What frequencies of sounds are audible to the human ear? (section on sound)
The human ear recognizes frequencies between 20 to 20,000 Hz as sounds.
2. What bones vibrate in the middle ear? (section on the ear)
Biopsychology Lab 4
1. Why does the Necker cube shift?
The Necker cube shifts because it can be seen either pointing upward and to the left or
downward and to the right.
2. Why do some of the eggs look like they bulge out even in 2-D?
1. The Downward Spiral: What does the schizophrenia link on the Downward Spiral page
tell you about the disease?
This link was very informative. I have seen A Beautiful Mind before and believed that
was what it was like to have