AP Psych Review ChAPters 1-3 MS

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Ap psychology chapter 1-3. Quiz is to help review for quiz.


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  • 1. 
    Reuptake is a process in which 
    • A. 

      Neurotransmitters are sponged up from the synaptic cleft.

    • B. 

      Neurotransmitters are spreads throughout the body

    • C. 

      Chemicals that help transmit information from one neuron to another

    • D. 

      Neurotransmitters cross a gap called the synaptic cleft

    • E. 

      Either it fires completely or not at all

  • 2. 
    An independent variable is 
    • A. 

      The experimented group

    • B. 

      The control group

    • C. 

      The variable being manipulated

    • D. 

      The variable affected by the manipulation

    • E. 

      The occipital lobe

  • 3. 
    The Broca's area plays an important role in 
    • A. 

      Comprehension of speech

    • B. 

      Vision

    • C. 

      Hearing

    • D. 

      Memory processes

    • E. 

      Production of speech

  • 4. 
    What structures are found in the forebrain?
    • A. 

      Reticular formation, cerebellum thalamus, pons, medulla cerebrum

    • B. 

      Thalamus, pons, Medulla, limbic system

    • C. 

      Thalamus,hypothalamus, limbic system, cerebrum

    • D. 

      Reticular formation, hippocampus,spinal cord, cerebrum, cerebellum

    • E. 

      Amygdala, hypothalamus pons, medulla

  • 5. 
    What is the soma?
    • A. 

      Small Knobs that secrete chemicals

    • B. 

      A junction where information is transmitted

    • C. 

      Specialized in receiving information

    • D. 

      Cell nucleus and much of the chemical machinery

    • E. 

      Thin fibers from one neuron to another

  • 6. 
    Social Psychology is 
    • A. 

      Development across the life span

    • B. 

      Interpersonal behavior and the role of social forces in governing behavior.

    • C. 

      Examines the influence of genetic factors and the role of the brain, nervous system, endocrine system and bodily chemicals in behavior.

    • D. 

      The medulla

    • E. 

      The forebrain

  • 7. 
    Antagonist is 
    • A. 

      Controls movement

    • B. 

      Mimics the action of neurotransmitters

    • C. 

      A chemical that opposes the action of neurotransmitters

    • D. 

      Pain releif

    • E. 

      Bundle of fibers that are routed together in the nervous system

  • 8. 
    Which psychologist relates most to Structuralism? 
    • A. 

      Edward Titchner

    • B. 

      Sigmund Freud

    • C. 

      John Watson

    • D. 

      William James

    • E. 

      Stanley Hall

  • 9. 
    The placebo effect is 
    • A. 

      Large collection of people or animals

    • B. 

      Draw conclusions from data

    • C. 

      Bias against one group in the experiment

    • D. 

      When participants expectations lead them to experience some change even though they received an empty of fake treatment.

    • E. 

      Selected subjects for the study

  • 10. 
    What is the Experimental group?
    • A. 

      The group being experimented on

    • B. 

      The extraneous variables

    • C. 

      Reuptake

    • D. 

      Random sample

    • E. 

      Data collection techniques

  • 11. 
    What are the functions of the neurotransmitter Norepinephrine?
    • A. 

      Controlling skeletel muscles

    • B. 

      Mood and arousal

    • C. 

      Voluntary movement

    • D. 

      Agression, wakefulness, eating

    • E. 

      Pain releif

  • 12. 
    What is Evolutionary Psychology? 
    • A. 

      The tendency to view ones own group as superior to others

    • B. 

      Frued

    • C. 

      Psychoanalyst

    • D. 

      Knowledge acquired through observation

    • E. 

      examines the life span of species over a period in time