Explanatory Concepts In Psychology- Biological Bases Of Psychology

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  • 1. 
    Humans are a part of nature, what are all products of the brain?
    • A. 

      Experience,personal identity, biological function

    • B. 

      Behavior, experience,personal identity,

    • C. 

      Biological function, Behaviour, expereince

    • D. 

      Personal identity, Behaviour, biological functions

  • 2. 
    Who came up with four tyoes if biological explanations?
    • A. 

      Hebb (1949)

    • B. 

      Lashley (1929,50)

    • C. 

      Lacono (1983)

    • D. 

      Tinbergen (1951)

  • 3. 
    Name the four types of biological explanations:
    • A. 

      Physiological, ontogenetic, evolutionary, functional

  • 4. 
    Biological functions ____ or ____ a behaviour to occur.
    • A. 

      Cause, effect

    • B. 

      Cause, force

    • C. 

      Force, effect

    • D. 

      Force, enable

    • E. 

      Enable, cause

  • 5. 
    What bio explanation is concerned with chemicals?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Ontogenetic

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Evolutionary

  • 6. 
    What bio explanation is concerned with natural selection?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Ontogenetic

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Evolutionary

  • 7. 
    What bio explanation is concerned with development of behavior?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Ontogenetic

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Evolutionary

  • 8. 
    What bio explanation is concerned with why we evolved?
    • A. 

      Physiological

    • B. 

      Ontogenetic

    • C. 

      Functional

    • D. 

      Evolutionary

  • 9. 
    Which mind brain relationship is concerned with the mind as independent from brain yet exerts some control over it?
    • A. 

      Materialist

    • B. 

      Dualist

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Emergent property

  • 10. 
    Which mind brain relationship is concerned with the mind and brain being same things just different terms?
    • A. 

      Materialist

    • B. 

      Dualist

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Emergent property

  • 11. 
    Which mind brain relationship is concerned with how the brain is organized, consciousness is not a property of all brain activity?
    • A. 

      Materialist

    • B. 

      Dualist

    • C. 

      Identity

    • D. 

      Emergent property

  • 12. 
    Who said a modified version of dualist view where brain activity produces conscious mind which acts on brain, mind can effect brain, cant exist independently?
    • A. 

      Tinbergen

    • B. 

      Hebb

    • C. 

      Lacono

    • D. 

      Sperry

  • 13. 
    What theory is this: stimulus activates collection of neurons, synaptic changes bind collection together so can be reactivated later.
    • A. 

      Hebbian theory

    • B. 

      Cellular basis of memory

    • C. 

      Reverberating neural activity

    • D. 

      Mass action

  • 14. 
    What theory is this: learning at a neural level connection strengthen with presynaptic and postsynaptic activity occur together associative learning with previously unrelated stimuli,
    • A. 

      Hebbian theory

    • B. 

      Cellular basis of memory

    • C. 

      Reverberating neural activity

    • D. 

      Mass action

  • 15. 
    What theory is this: neural activity allows temporarily separate neurons to become associated. cell assembly fires experience a thought of the environmental object of event the assembly corresponds to.
    • A. 

      Hebbian theory

    • B. 

      Cellular basis of memory

    • C. 

      Reverberating neural activity

    • D. 

      Mass action

  • 16. 
    Who seached for engram, what did it find?
    • A. 

      Tinbergen, amount not location of damage

    • B. 

      Lashley, amount not location of damage

    • C. 

      Tinbergen, location not amount of damage

    • D. 

      Lashley, location not amount of damage

  • 17. 
    What theory is this: neurons of the cortex work together as a whole during learn, more brain the better
    • A. 

      Equipotentiality

    • B. 

      Cellular basis of memory

    • C. 

      Reverberating neural activity

    • D. 

      Mass action

  • 18. 
    What theory is this: various cortex areas contribute almost equally to learning, no part more specialized, any functional part of brain can perform function associated with that area.
    • A. 

      Mass action

    • B. 

      Cellular basis of memory

    • C. 

      Reverberating neural activity

    • D. 

      Equipotentiality

  • 19. 
    What scanning technique or method is this: electric signal recorded by electrodes, sent to Galvanometer
    • A. 

      Computerised axial tomography

    • B. 

      Positron Emission Tomography

    • C. 

      Electroencephalograph

    • D. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • E. 

      Magnetoencephalography

  • 20. 
    What scanning technique or method is this: doughnut shaped X-ray machine, 2D cross sections to make 3D, changes in cerebral blood flow
    • A. 

      Computerised axial tomography

    • B. 

      Magnetoencephalography

    • C. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • D. 

      Electroencephalograph

    • E. 

      Positron Emission Tomography

  • 21. 
    What scanning technique or method is this: radioactive glucose injected, glucose as fuel, colour coded map
    • A. 

      Computerised axial tomography

    • B. 

      Positron Emission Tomography

    • C. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • D. 

      Magnetoencephalography

    • E. 

      Electroencephalograph

  • 22. 
    What scanning technique or method is this: moveable bed, giant circular magnet, aligns magnetisation of hydrogen atoms in body, radio waves from hydrogen atoms alter alignment, reconstruct image of brain low ecological validity,
    • A. 

      Computerised axial tomography

    • B. 

      Positron Emission Tomography

    • C. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • D. 

      Magnetoencephalography

    • E. 

      Electroencephalograph

  • 23. 
    What scanning technique or method is this: measures very faint magnetic fields from brain activity, detection in coils bathed in liquid helium, brain magnetic field induces current in coild squid chills coils to super conducting temperatures.
    • A. 

      Magnetoencephalography

    • B. 

      Magnetic resonance imaging

    • C. 

      Electroencephalograph

    • D. 

      Positron Emission Tomography

    • E. 

      Computerised axial tomography

  • 24. 
    Why might social adversity be a risk factor for depression?
    • A. 

      Stress- decrease coritsol secretion- impairs serotonin neurotransmission

    • B. 

      Stress- decrease coritsol secretion- allows serotonin neurotransmission

    • C. 

      Stress- increase coritsol secretion- allows serotonin neurotransmission

    • D. 

      Stress- increase coritsol secretion- impairs serotonin neurotransmission

  • 25. 
    Who found sodial adversity may be a risk factor for depression?
    • A. 

      Dixon (2002)

    • B. 

      Sperry

    • C. 

      Lacono (1983)

    • D. 

      Goldberg (2002)

    • E. 

      Lieberman (2007)

  • 26. 
    Who label differentiation between internal/external focused processes of ones or anthers mental interior/visible features is a new distiction. mention the mirror neuron.
    • A. 

      Dixon (2002)

    • B. 

      Lieberman (2007)

    • C. 

      Goldberg(2002)

    • D. 

      Sperry

    • E. 

      Lacono(1983)

  • 27. 
    Who found that schizophrenics have problems smoothly tracking a pendulum
    • A. 

      Lieberman (2007)

    • B. 

      Lacono(1983)

    • C. 

      Dixon (2002)

    • D. 

      Goldberg(2002)

    • E. 

      Sperry

  • 28. 
    ___ what study of twins was critised due to how the findings where portrayed.
    • A. 

      Austin

    • B. 

      Boston

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Minnesota

  • 29. 
    Which nervous system is for internal environment
    • A. 

      Somatic, Sympathetic/parsympathetic nerves

    • B. 

      Autonomic, Sympathetic/parsympathetic nerves

    • C. 

      Somatic

    • D. 

      Autonomic

  • 30. 
    Golgi staining was
    • A. 

      Staining of the meninges

    • B. 

      Chemical reaction stained neurons black

    • C. 

      Better than Nissl Stain

    • D. 

      Worse than Nissl Stain

  • 31. 
    Which system is responsible for the 4 F's
    • A. 

      Autonomic

    • B. 

      Peripheral nervous

    • C. 

      Blood brain barrier

    • D. 

      Limbic