PSYCH 357 EXAM #2 REVIEW SHEET
*Note: Please note that this review sheet is NOT complete. This means that there may be material
on the exam that is not included in this review sheet. You are responsible for all the material
covered in class lecture, readi
EXAM 1 REVIEW SHEET
NOTE: The order of these questions somewhat reflects the order of topics in lecture. However, the
exam will not necessarily reflect this order.
1. What does bipotentiality of sex differentiation mean?
- means that the development of a
1. What is the most commonly used form of contraception overall in the US?
2. What hormones are contained in hormonal contraceptives?
estrogen and progestin
3. What are the ways in which hormonal contraceptives are administered?
patch, pill, inje
Practice Quiz for Exam 2, Psychology 209
1. Suppose we want to use high school students SAT scores to estimate their first-year college GPA. In
this case, GPA is the:
a. partial variable.
c. criterion variable.
d. predictor variable.
Midterm Cheat Sheet
If p value is less than or equal to the alpha: reject the null (h) and say that a
significant linear relationship exists between the two variables
Non experimental research asks what something means rather than why it
A BABY gnlroduch'on
The Unfolding Worlds
of a Babys Qife
Jlls book is the personal diary" of a baby named Joey.
3 il a diary l have invented to answer the questions that we
['1 ppose about a babys
In your own format, diagram the divisions, subdivisions and functions of each
branch of the PNS.
Nerves carry only sensory info
Olfactory nerve I
Optic nerve II
Auditory nerve VIII
Nerves that carry only motor info
Oculomotor nerve III
What is the neural tube?
When does it begin to develop?
What tissue layer gives rise to the neural tube?
Fourth week after conception
How long does this development take?
A structure formed by the embryonic neural plate (layer formed by
Distinguish between the central and peripheral nervous systems.
1 CNS: brain & spinal chord (three protective layers) Damage is
2 PNS: all the nerves that exit the brain and spinal chord (two
protective layers) damage sometimes can b
We see Sarahs development start at two weeks of age. First, Sarah is soothed
when a finger is stuck in her mouth. She turns her head when she hears her dad and
mom talk. Her mother explains that Sarah is comforted more in the upright position
Chapter 1: Introduction to Brain and Behavior
Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system.
Biological psychology (behavioral neuroscience, brain and behavior, physiological psychology) is the
study of the biological bases of
These are to get you thinking about the exam on Thursday. I do not typically give multiple choice
questions so these are practice. The content is only a sample of what will be on the exam.
1. Which of the following is NOT a key aspect of an adaptive radia
What is Biopsychology?
Branch of neuroscience concerned with the
biology of behavior
It has many names:
Psychobiology, Physiological Psychology, etc.
Biopsychology: Biology + Psychology
Psychology: studies how people behave and
interact with each other
Drugs and Addiction
Prevalence of drug use in the United States
What is a drug?
An exogenous substance that, when absorbed into the
body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function
What are psychoactive drugs?
Drugs that influence subjective exp
Biopsychological Theories of
dependence due to pain of withdrawal
Addicts caught in a cycle of drug taking, withdrawal, drug taking to
TREATMENT: gradually withdrawing drug use