Questions on Emotion
1. List and define three components of an emotional response
The 3 components of an emotional response are behavioral, autonomic, and hormonal. The
behavior component consis
Lab 4: Oculomotor Muscle Activity
Exercise 1: Saccades Questions:
1) How does the pattern of the EOG recorded during the reading of the first paragraph
compare to the pattern of the reading of the paragraph? How do you words differ?
Anna Kirwan, Kim Morris, Carly Floyd
Neuromuscular Physiology: Reflexes
Questions for Exercise 2:
1. Some senses may be slower in reactions. In our tests, the subject was faster with
audio than visual. This could be for many reasons such as hearing the cl
Background for the Fall 2014 Experiment
Effect of Caffeine Preexposure on Caffeine-Reinforced Flavor Preferences.
If rats experience a specific flavor, say cherry, mixed with caffeine, they later
Unconscious Associative Learning (Penny Trick) - We pick up unconsciously on cues that
signal certain responses. In the moodle reading they showed an X on the screen in a pattern and
then again in true random fashion and subjects respon
Shaping - The process of rewarding successive approximations to a desired behavior.
Primary Reinforcers- Food, water, pain (have innate value)
Secondary Reinforcers- Cues that become associated with or predictors of primary reinforcers (During instrumenta
Assignment 2 Visual System
Define the term Agnosia.
Agnosia is the inability to process sensory information. It usually comes with the loss of
ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shap
Questions on Brain Development
Differentiate between the neural plate and the neural tube. Which disorders are associated
with the incomplete closure of the neural tube at the anterior tip v. the
Exam 4 Cheat Sheet
If an animal learns how to avoid, escape from, or minimize an aversive stimulus, it has learned
a. conditioned emotional response.
b. coping response.
c. offensive emotional response.
d. defensive emotional response.
If the central
4 types of learning (Perceptual, Stimulus-Response, Motor, and relational)
Perceptual Learning- Learning to recognize a particular stimulus.
Stimulus-Response Learning- Learning to automatically make particular response in
presence of particular stimulus.
Emotions As Response Patterns
An emotional response consists of three types of components: behavioral, autonomic, and
hormonal. The behavioral component consists of muscular movements that are appropriate to the
situation that elicits them. Autonomic resp
Sensory receptor: a specialized neuron that detects a particular category of physical events
Sensory transduction: the process by which sensory stimuli are transduced into, slow, graded
receptor potentials Receptor potential: slow, graded electrical poten