W: 3 pm 5 pm
October 21, 2014
1. The neural tube differentiates into 3 nervous brain structures and the spinal cord.
Name them (3).
The forebrain, the midbrain, and the hindbrain.
2. Those further develop into 5 major b
THE RESEARCH METHODS OF BIOPSYCHOLOGY:
UNDERSTANDING WHAT BIOPSYCHOLOGISTS DO
Multiple Choice Questions
1) Vestibular function can be assessed by assessing a patient's reaction to
A) facial nerve stimulation.
C) cold w
From Chapter 5, Research Methods, list 4 different tests used in Biopsychology,
briefly describe each, and give a specific example of how each would be used (12).
Liver biopsy- a portion of the liver is surgically resected
Wed 3:00 - 5:30
The videos discussed two different types of ion channels that play a part in the membrane
potential and the action potential. What are those two channels and how do they differ?
PSYV 302 Biopsychology
Wednesday 3:00 5:30; Exam 1
September 26, 2014
1. What are the two common types of nonexperimental studies and briefly describe each (4).
One type of non experimental study is a quasi-study. Another is case studies. Qu
Chapter 6 & 7 Quiz
How and why does the eye make the compromise between sensitivity and acuity
The eye compromises between sensitivity and acuity by choosing one over the
other, and by having your pupil and i
Quiz- Learning and Memory
Alyssa Bowman 11/12/14
1. Who was H.M., what types of memory loss did he experience, and what brain
areas (or the loss thereof) are considered to be instrumental in his memory
H.M. was a man who suffered epilepsy for el
W: 3:00 5:00
Where are alpha motor neurons located?
The spinal cord, specifically the ventral horn of the spinal cord.
2. What is a motor unit?
A motor unit is just one motoneuron that innervates several muscle fibers.
November 4, 2014
Brain Damage and Neuroplasticity Quiz
1 Name and briefly describe (4-5 sentences) the 6 causes of brain damage.
Brain Tumors; a brain tumor (neoplasm) is a mass that is formed by cells, but
grows independently of the rest of