PSYC 110 Study Plan Week 1 Chapter 1-2

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PSYC 110 Study Plan Week 1 Chapter 1-2

PSYC 110 Study Plan Week 1 Chapter 1-2

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  1. What did Watson believe about behavior?
  2. John Watson believed that phobias:
  3. The psychological perspective that is associated with William James is:
  4. Freud believed that personality was formed:
  5. Edwards wants to show a cause relationship between tobacco smoking and cancer. Dr. Edwards should:
  6. A researcher wants to describe children’s normal behavior on the playground. The best method for this research is to use:
  7. Jonas wanted to determine what happen if rats were given food every time they completed a maze. He believed they would learn to complete the maze faster.  This belief is called:
  8. O’Connor participated in a study in which she was told she would try out a new allergy medicine. She was in the group that received a sugar pill, but she believed that the pill did indeed help control her allergy symptoms.  This phenomenon is known as:
  9. When Mary took the survey in the mall, she noticed that the interviewer was wearing an Obama button. She answered the questions more favorably toward Obama than she might otherwise have, probably because:
  10. Anna is 45 years old and is suffering from hot flashes and extreme moodiness. From a(n)___perspective, Anna’s symptoms can be attributed to menopause
  11. Lewis participated in a study in which she was given no treatment for her condition. Mrs. Lewis was in the _____group
  12. Sasha sat in the preschool classroom and watched the children play, writing down how well they interacted with each other. The children could see that Sasha was watching them, so they made an attempt to be extra well-behaved for her.  Sasha’s research will be impacted by:
  13. Which of the following illustrates psychology’s goal of control?
  14. A drug company is determining the effects of a treatment for depression. Neither the researcher nor the participants know who is getting the treatment and who is given a sugar pill. This type of study is:
  15. Which of the following is a guideline for doing research with people?
  16. Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis:
  17. Mary is a psychologist who focuses on the role of the conscious and unconscious minds. To which perspective does Mary ascribe?
  18. _____focuses on how people think, remember, store, and use information
  19. Because psychologists want to be precise and measure as carefully as then can, they use ____ to study psychology
  20. A _____has a medical degree and is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders
  21. Correlation will tell researchers all of the following EXCEPT ______between variables
  22. Researchers who allow their expectations about what they will see to affect the results of their observation studies are suffering from:
  23. If a correlation coefficient is positive:
  24. Experiments control the effects of extraneous or confounding variables upon members of experimental and control groups by using:
  25. Researchers use _____ for reducing bias and error in the measurement of data
  26. Who was the first female president of the American Psychological Association?
  27. Experimenters control the effects of extraneous or cofounding variables upon members of experimental and control groups by using:
  28. In a negative correlation:
  29. If there is _____ in a medical experiment, the control group will show changes in the dependent variable even if they are given a harmless substitute rather than a real drug
  30. All of the following statements about surveys are true EXCEPT:
  31. A _____ has a medical degree and is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychological disorders
  32. Because psychologists want to be precise and measure as carefully as they can, they use _____ to study psychology
  33. Which research method will allow researchers to determine the cause of a behavior?
  34. The idea that sexual orientation may be related to the birth of male children was posited by researchers in the field of:
  35. Which of the following is a reason researchers prefer to use animals in experiments instead of humans?
  36. An institutional review board reviews:
 Chapter 2 
  1. A work-related accident left Bob with a paralyzed left arm and an inability to recognize the left side of his visual field. Bob’s condition is called:
  2. If the pancreas secretes too much insulin, it results in a condition known as:
  3. According to the textbook, scientists are investigating the use of stem cells to:
  4. Which sense is the only one that is NOT processed through the thalamus?
  5. When people are walking, raising their hands in class, or smelling a flower, they are using the:
  6. The venom of a black widow spider is an example of a(n) _____, which mimics or enhances the effects of neurotransmitters
  7. Which statement most accurately explains the difference in functioning between the right hemisphere of the brain and the left hemisphere?
  8. The job of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system is to:
  9. The spinal cord’s outer section is made up of _____ and the inner section is made up of _____
  10. The _____ us a network of cells that carries information to and from all parts of the body
  11. The part of the autonomic nervous system known as the “eat-drink-and-rest” system is the:
  12. The ____ is composed of the brain and the spinal cord
  13. Neuroplasticity is:
  14. The sac-like structures that are found at the end of a neuron’s axon and that contain neurotransmitters are called:
  15. When the action potential gets to the end of the axon:
  16. A branch of the life sciences that deals with the structure and functioning of the nervous system is called
  17. Neurons fire:
  18. Special types of glial cells generate a protective fatty substance called:
  19. When a neuron is at rest, the ions inside the cell are mostly ____ and the ions outside the cell are mostly ____
  20. The adrenal glands are located right on top of:
  21. The “master gland” that controls or influences all of the other endocrine glands is the:
  22. Dorothy has spinocerebellar degeneration, a condition that is likely to cause her to have difficulty with:
  23. The part of the brain that controls life-sustaining functions, such as heartbeat, breathing, and swallowing, is the:
  24. A functional MRI (fMRI) and a PET scan both:
  25. A(n) ____ is used to record the activity of the cortex just below the skull
  26. _______ provides energy for the brain during stress
  27. What is the primary role of the adrenal glands?
  28. Which endocrine gland is located in the neck and regulates metabolism?
  29. Why is the cortex so wrinkled?
  30. Which are of the brain influences sleep and dreaming?
  31. Phillips is having a test to see if he is suffering from seizures. Electrodes are attached to his scalp to measure the electrical activity of the brain. Mr. Phillips is having a(n):
  32. Unlike other glands, such as salivary or sweat glands, endocrine glands:
  33. Which of the following is most closely related to the functioning of the parasympathetic division?
  34. If the neurotransmitter affected by an antagonist is inhibitory itself, the result will be _____ in the activity of the cell
  35. The thalamus can be likened to a:
  36. Melissa is walking around barefoot and steps on a sharp nail. She feels the pain and immediately pulls her foot off the ground away from the nail.  Which neurons were involved in her response?
  37. The first identified neurotransmitter was:
  38. In the disease ____, the myelin sheath is destroyed
  39. When neurons fire and transmit messages, they:
  40. Special types of glial cells generate a protective fatty substance called: