Test 1 Study Prep

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Test 1 Study Prep


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The major advantage of the correlation method is its ability to make predictions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Researchers who adopt the biological perspective are referred to as
    • A. 

      Psychologists

    • B. 

      Behavioural psychologists

    • C. 

      Psychobiologists

    • D. 

      Neuropsychologists

  • 3. 
    What regulates almost all bodily functions except blood pressure, heart rate, and breathing?
    • A. 

      Thalamus

    • B. 

      Hyperthalamus

    • C. 

      Amygdala

    • D. 

      Hypothalamus

  • 4. 
    What specialized cells hold neurons in place?
    • A. 

      Axons

    • B. 

      Dendritic

    • C. 

      Glial

    • D. 

      Supporting cells

  • 5. 
    Autokinetic illusion is caused by
    • A. 

      Movement of the eyes

    • B. 

      Movement of an object

    • C. 

      Movement of the eyes and an object

    • D. 

      Movement occurring in peripheral vision

  • 6. 
    Which answer is NOT considered one of the three major parts of the brain and its functions?
    • A. 

      Cerebrum

    • B. 

      Brainstem

    • C. 

      Cortex

    • D. 

      Cerebellum