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Questions not on study guide (following supposed pattern) PSYC 1200
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Chapter 4 38 A neuron that excites or inhibits another neuron by releasing a transmitter substance is called a a b C d C neuron synaptic receiving presynaptic postsynaptic efferent Answer 0 presynaptic 80 uses a coil of wires in the shape of an 8 to stimulate neurons in the cerebral corteX and thus disrupt normal activity in a speci c brain region a b C d C TMS MRI EEG MEG fMRI Answer a TMS 122 The chief functions of the frontal lobe involve a b moving and planning speech production and comprehension perception of space and movement perception of sound location and tone patterns reading and writing Answer a moving and planning 164 The primary neurotransmitter released by motor neurons is a GABA b glutamate c NMDA d ACh e botulinum toxin Answer 1 ACh Chapter 5 1 In order to assure that changes in behavior that occur during experiments are attributable to variables manipulated by the experimenter it is critical to control for a prior experience b number of participants C genetic variation 1 number of experimental conditions e both prior experience and genetic variation Answer e both prior experience and genetic variation 28 The backward procedure can be successful in producing a CR if a the CS is very intense b the CR has a long duration C the CS has a long duration 1 the US has a long duration e the UR has a long duration Answer e the UR has a long duration 55 The nding that Siamese ghting sh are likely to win a ght if they are rst given a signal regarding the presence of an intruder in their territory suggests that a aggressive behavior is learned b even in sh there is a quothomecourtquot advantage C preparation is the key to winning aggressive encounters in the animal world d Classical conditioning has important adaptive functions e operant conditioning has important biological functions Answer 1 classical conditioning has important adaptive functions 82 Skinner recognized an important difference between Pavlov39s and Thorndike39s procedures namely that in Pavlov39s procedure a the eliciting stimulus can be anything b the behavior that can be brought under environmental control is limited to those responses that can already be elicited by other stimuli C the eliciting stimulus strengthens any and all behaviors that precede it but none that follow it d it doesn39t really matter whether the eliciting stimulus precedes or follows the response since the effect is always to strengthen it e once the eliciting stimulus is selected the Choice is then whether it will be used to strengthen or weaken the behavior that it follows Answer b the behavior that can be brought under environmental control is limited to those responses that can already be elicited by other stimuli 109 Imitation and other generalized responses occur because some of the stimuli that are produced by another person39s behavior a are novel that is they have never been observed previously by the person who is observing b produce both unconditioned and conditioned reinforcers C are the same as those stimuli produced when the observer engages in the behavior 1 were previously punishing but are now reinforcing e are contingenCy governed rather than being rule governed Answer C are the same as those stimuli produced when the observer engages in the behavior Chapter 6 34 The space immediately behind the is lled with a uid called the a cornea aqueous humor b sclera Vitreous humor C retina aqueous humor 1 optiC nerve Vitreous humor e cornea Vitreous humor Answer a cornea aqueous humor 70 Pastel green is an example of an color a saturated b pure C less saturated d intense e fully saturated Answer 0 less saturated 106 The reason a Violin sounds different than a clarinet is that they a produce different pitches b each have a different timbre C are played differently d have distinct simple frequencies e each have different fundamental frequencies Answer b each have a different timbre 142 Which two regions of the body are most sensitive to touch and pressure a The neck and Cheeks b The back and neck C The ngertips and lips d The buttocks and thighs e The feet and hands Answer C The ngertips and lips
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