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80 question Bio psychology test.
Which of the following is not a basic process in learning?
When we use memory to perform a learned ability such as playing a musical instrument we are using _____memory.
The three successive events that are necessary for recall of a past event are , , and .
It has been proposed that PTSD can be reduced or eliminated by administering drugs to:
|Block the effects of emotional stress on memory|
|Inhibit behavioral sensitization|
|Reduce frontal lobe activity|
The most striking impairment suffered by H.M. is:
Memories that we are consciously aware that we are retrieving are known as _____memories.
Which memory store holds the largest number of items?
The ability of elderly people to retrieve certain memories (but not others) seems particularly related to the:
|Presence of memory cues|
|Absence of delays between learning and recall|
|Presence of rewards|
|Specificity of the items to be retrieved from memory|
Research indicates that emotional enhancement of memory:
|Cannot be shown in laboratory research|
|Occurs in humans but not in nonhuman animals|
|Involves adrenergic stress hormones|
|Lasts only briefly|
Declarative memory is said to deal with:
Which of the following does not occur in the continuum of mammalian color vision?
|Excellent trichromatic color vision|
|Robust dichromatic color vision|
|Feeble dichromatic vision of species that have few cones|
|Total lack of wavelength discrimination|
The dorsal stream system of visual processing is said to specialize in processing information about:
Rods and cones in the retina are analogous to:
|Merkle’s discs in the skin|
|The tympanic membrane of the ear|
|Odor receptor cells in the nasal epithelium|
|All of the above|
When you are gazing at near objects (such as this question), the lens of the eye is:
|Stretched and thinned|
Which of the following is the correct route for the passage of visual information?
|Optic tract, optic nerve, optic radiations|
|Optic radiations, optic nerve, optic tract|
|Optic nerve, optic radiations, optic tract|
|Optic nerve, optic tract, optic radiations|
The _____neuron is active when an individual observes another individual making a particular movement.
Because the visual system integrates stimuli over time, its performance is relatively:
|Fast, at the expense of sensitivity|
|Slow but sensitive|
|Fast and sensitive|
|Sensitive, at the expense of acuity|
Which of the following is the dominant modern theory of color discrimination?
|Helmholtz trichromatic hypothesis|
|Hering opponent-process hypothesis|
|De Valois hypothesis of spectrally opponent cells|
|Zeki hypothesis of cortical color processing|
Retinal receptor cells release the neurotransmitter _____.
The brightest light at which we can see is about _____ times as intense as the dimmest light at which we can see.
In human males, sexual orientation is probably determined:
|By age four|
|By hormonal variations|
|By the sex chromosome carried by the father’s sperm|
The stages of reproductive behavior include all of the following except:
The internal sex organs:
|Require hormonal stimulation in both males and females for proper development|
|Are bisexual early in development, unlike the gonads|
|Develop from the müllerian system in males|
|None of the above|
The first standardized information about human sex behavior was obtained by:
|Masters and Johnson|
|Money and Ehrhardt|
Which of the following, if true, would indicate that aromatization does not play a role in sexual differentiation of humans?
|There are no sex differences in humans.|
|The sensitive period for humans is postnatal.|
|Human estrogen does not cross the placenta.|
|Human α-fetoprotein does not bind estrogens.|
Research indicates that treating postmenopausal women with low doses of _____can revive sexual interest.
Which of the following are the organs derived from the wolffian duct system?
|Seminal vesicles, vas deferens, testes, epididymis, prostate|
|Seminal vesicles, vas deferens, prostate, epididymis|
|Seminal vesicles, epididymis, prostate, testes|
|Seminal vesicles, vas deferens, epididymis|
Among humans, the only behavior that is displayed exclusively by one sex is _____.
Which of the following can regulate sex determination?
|Both b and c|
Müllerian ducts develop to form:
|Internal male reproductive structures|
|Internal female reproductive structures|
One of the reasons we know that insulin is not the only cue for satiety is that:
|Insulin does not rise after a meal.|
|Low doses of insulin do not stop eating.|
|High doses of insulin initiate eating.|
|Untreated diabetic patients are not hungry.|
Which of the following animals does not regulate its body weight?
|A rat with a recent LH lesion|
|A rat recovering from an LH lesion|
|A rat provided with a high-fat diet|
|A rat provided with a low-fat diet|
About _____% of the heat produced by a human at rest is generated by the brain.
The body stores glucose for later use after first converting it to a more complex form called _____.
People suffering from anorexia nervosa:
|Have no appetite|
|Think about food a great deal|
|Have a neurological disease|
A principal advantage that ectotherms have over endotherms is that ectotherms:
Which of the following is not considered a motivated behavior?
|Taking shelter in a storm|
The relationship of basal metabolism to body mass across species does not hold for:
|Very large mammals|
|An animal that is food-deprived or not at its target weight|
|None of the above; the relationship holds for all of these groups|
When a person stops producing insulin early in life, from which type of diabetes does he or she suffer?
A primary tenet of homeostasis is:
|Body temperature maintenance|
Growth hormone secretion is high during _____sleep.
Nightmares are associated with:
|Stage 1 SWS|
|Stage 2 SWS|
|Stages 3 and 4 SWS|
If animals that are normally seasonal are kept in constant conditions in a laboratory and receive no information about changes in day length or temperature, their circannual rhythms:
|Persist, with a period of 365 days|
|Persist only in females|