Hans Selye (1930) finding hormones like ulcers after being injected with ovaries
Even after having a control group,he found the ulcers to exist
He was terrible at injecting rats as it was a stressful experience for both him and the rats
Putting rats under
Cerebral Cortex (Gray matter) - Corpus Callosum, Basal Ganglia
White parts are myelinated axons
Cerebral Cortex divisions- Frontal lobe, Parietal lobe, Occipital lobe, temporal lobe
Back part of Frontal lobe is called motor cortex
Front part of Parietal l
ReuptakeElectrical impulses (action potentials) travel down a neurons axon until reaching a tiny junction
known as synapse.
When an action potential reaches an axon terminal, it triggers the release of neurotransmitter
Common Neurotransmitters i
Sigmund Freud (Id, Ego, Superego)
Unconscious > Conscious
Psych in 20th Century
Early 1900s: Unconscious mind rules our behavior
1930 - 1950: Forget the mind, all behavior can be explained by experience with external
rewards and punishments
According to Gilligan, men and women follow similar paths of moral development.
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Gilligan believes that women's moral reasoning is based on caring and relationsh
According to Kbler-Ross, the last stage of death and dying is
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Kbler-Ross identified the stages experienced by t
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Which of the following is an effect of climacteric in men?
A. increase in sex hormones
B. decline in sperm cell production
C. men don't experience climacteric
D. increase in sperm cell production
85. What is the name given to the pattern of behavior that occurs when a sexually fatigued male
regains sexual vigor following introduction to a new sex partner?
A. the Coolidge effect
B. sexual machismo
C. the Krafft-Ebing effect
D. the refractory period
In Gilligan's second level of moral development, there is increased awareness
A. that sacrifices should be shared.
B. of the consequences of behavior.
C. of the rules of society.
D. of the needs of others.
117.According to the Cannon-Bard theory of emotions,
A. you feel nervous because you notice yourself sweating.
B. you sweat because you feel nervous.
C. your sweating coincides with feeling nervous.
D. you feel nervous after you stop sweating.
127.The most widely used method of personality assessment is the
128.If someone is using an observational method to better understand personality, it means that they
A. developing educated guesses.
The belief that engaging in competitive sports or watching violent sports can lead to a
reduction of violent behavior is compatible with
A. social learning theory.
B. frustration-aggression theory.
C. Freud's instinct theory.
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According to Schachter and Singer, the specific emotion we experience depends on the
A. rate of firing of neurons leading from the hypothalamus to the neocortex.
B. specific patterns
133.It is the _ theory that suggests that aggression is a natural reaction to one's inability to attain
A. Freudian instinct
C. Izard cognitive
D. social learning
134.According to social learning theory, people are
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If Joe is in the resolution phase of the sexual response cycle, he
A. may be experiencing a refractory period.
B. will be able to produce an erection.
C. has not yet achieved orgasm.
101.Whether a man develops a heterosexual or homosexual orientation may be biologically related to
A. daily level of circulating testosterone.
B. structure of his hypothalamus.
C. inheritance of an XXY chromosome pattern.
D. release of female sex horm
Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Eleanor Roosevelt are all believed to be examples
of people who make moral choices mostly in the _ stage.
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A 13-year-old breaks up with his first girlfriend and he is very upset. No one can console him,
because he believes that no one else has ever been hurt as badly as he has been. The boy's
beliefs are consi
111.According to Maslow, people can fulfill their potential if they can overcome the complications of
everyday life. The tendency to achieve fullest potential is called
A. the hierarchy of needs.
C. existential confrontation.
15. Mary reported that she was sociable, fun-loving, affectionate, talkative, and a joiner when she took
a personality test. Mary would be described as high in
16. You took a persona
The biological control center for hunger is the homeostatic relationship between stomach
fullness and emptiness.
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Body fat levels are detected by the hypothalamus a
69. The lowest or most basic needs in Maslow's classification system are called _ needs.
70. Which of the following is an example of intrinsic motivation?
A. going to a show early to get the best seat
Which of the following is true about developmental declines in hearing and smell?
A. Men tend to show declines earlier than women.
B. Declines in these areas tend to appear simultaneously.
C. Hearing tends to stay intact better than smell.
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If a person is satiated, it means that they are
A. hungry and they will gorge themselves for hours.
B. full but they still want more dessert.
C. hungry yet they have no desire to eat.
D. full and do no
In the Watson and Tellegren model of emotion, what distinguishes fear from anger?
A. the higher negative emotional value of anger
B. situational factors
C. the type of physiological arousal
D. the higher positive emotional value of fear
In spite of the fact that he sold only two paintings in his entire life, Van Gogh painted for hours
each day. He most likely was motivated by
B. extrinsic factors.
C. intrinsic factors.
D. novel stimulation.
31. What would Freud say is true about the contents of the unconscious mind?
A. It has no affect on normal living.
B. It is difficult to access.
C. It forms the conscience.
D. It is the product of learning.
32. Freud claimed that the purpose of the uncons