Test 2 Study Guide
Test 2 Study Guide PSY 121-01
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Date Created: 09/29/15
Psychology 121 Test 2 Study Guide SLEEP What are the 4 stages of sleep 1 Transition from to 2 Electrical Activity Appearance of 3 Waves 4 How often do these 5 stages of sleep repeat throughout your sleep What are stages 3 and 4 called When thought of together Sleep This is When night terrors and sleep walking occurs What is REM When does it occur What happens to your eyes Stage Eyes How often during sleep does dreaming occur hours What is dreaming Bursts of Activation Synthesis Theory pons sends electrical charges to forebrain the dreamer then puts these charges into a story creating a dream CEREBRAL CORTEX Primary Sensory Motor Areas Somatosensory as Motor What is the felt self an example would be Phantom or Alien Limbs What does it mean to have a Phantom Limb What does it mean to have an Alien Limb Association Areas cortical damage 0 What is Apraxia 0 What happened to Alex Luria s patient 0 What is perseViration 0 What is Aphasia 0 What are the two types of Aphasia 0 Where are these two types located 0 What is Agnosia 0 What is propagnosia Frontal Lobe Who is Phineas Gage What happened to him HEMISPHERIC SPECIALIZATION side of the brain controls the Right side of the body side of the brain controls the Left side of the body Where is language located Where is vision located What has happened in split brain patients remember the video of the man who was asked to write two different shaped using both hands The side of the brain analyzes detail The side of the brain analyzes the overall pattern What is the main focus of the Right Hemisphere in Cognitive Styles What is the main focus of the Left Hemisphere in Cognitive Styles Left v Right Brained What is circular reasoning Are there implications to teaching to one hemisphere vs both hemispheres Or is this nonsense PERCEPTION l SENSORY PROCESSES What are the 5 senses Sense Receptors specialized cells that respond to particular terms of physical stimulation Convert patterns of physical stimulation into patterns of nerve impulses this is called transduction What is transduction see above Why is seeing different than hearing What is the Doctrine of Specific Nerve Energies How do we measure the senses this was Dr G s long speech about Absolute Threshold and Hits False Alarms Misses and Correct Rejections see my notes What are the two photoreceptors in the eye What do photoreceptors do Ganglion Cells form optic nerve signals to the optic nerve then the thalmus and then the visual cortex What are the differences between Rods and Cones Be specific What is the blindspot Where is it located on our eye What is a good way to test this blindspot What is responsible for color Vision What are the 3 purest colors What is the 3 cone theory Draw a display What are the two types of color blindness Are there more than two color blindnesses What are negative afterimages Opponent Process Theory Cells treat Blue and Yellow as a pair And Red and Green as a pair Because of this one response is given two blue and an opposing response is given to yellow this is the same for Red and Green Draw a display What is perception What is the act of perception itself Why do Visual illusions happen PERCEPTION 2 RECONSTRUCTING THE VISUAL WORLD What is region segmentation What are the four Gestalt Laws
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