Psychology 101 Exam 1 Chapters 1,2,4

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  • 1. 
    At higher levels of physical dependence on alcohol, withdrawl may involve confusion, hallucinations, and severe tremors or seizures, symptoms which collectively are called? 
    • A. 

      Drug induced psychosis

    • B. 

      Delirium tremens or DTs.

    • C. 

      Dissociative anesthesia

    • D. 

      The drug rebound effect

  • 2. 
    Heroin, cocaine, amphetamines, alcohol, and nicotine are all addictive drugs that increase levels of which of the following neurotransmitters in the brain? 
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      Melatonin

    • C. 

      Norepinephrine

    • D. 

      Dopamine

  • 3. 
    LSD: 
    • A. 

      Is derived from the opium poppy

    • B. 

      Is less potent than mescaline in the effects that produced

    • C. 

      Can produce severe delirium tremens in chronic users.

    • D. 

      Can produce psychotic reactions, especially in people who are psychologically unstabel.

  • 4. 
    Caffeine: 
    • A. 

      Is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world

    • B. 

      Gets its stimulant effect by promoting the release of adenosine in the brain's prefrontal cortex.

    • C. 

      Gets its stimulant effect by blocking the reuptake of dopamine, serotonin and norepinephrine.

    • D. 

      Is the most widely used non physically addictive drung in the world

  • 5. 
    Cocaine is derived from 
    • A. 

      Codeine

    • B. 

      The opium poppy

    • C. 

      The coca plant

    • D. 

      The peyote cactus

  • 6. 
    Alcohol is classified as a  
    • A. 

      Stimulant drug

    • B. 

      Natural opiate

    • C. 

      Narcotic drug

    • D. 

      Depressant

  • 7. 
    According to the research discussed in your text, ____ seems to help in consolidating memories, particulary new procedural memories, which involve learning a new skill or task. 
    • A. 

      REM sleep and NREM stage 2 sleep

    • B. 

      NREM stage 1 slow wave sleep

    • C. 

      The newly discovered neurotransmitter, hypocretin

    • D. 

      Only REM sleep

  • 8. 
    The active ingredient in marijuana is
    • A. 

      Serotonin

    • B. 

      Lysergic

    • C. 

      THC

    • D. 

      Psilocybin

  • 9. 
    Moderate or heavy use of MDMA (ecstasy) can lead to irreversible damage to the brain's ______ system? 
    • A. 

      Dopamine

    • B. 

      Anandamide

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Endorphin

  • 10. 
    When scientists talk about the nature/nurture issue, they know that inborn characteristics refer to___________ and environmental influence referes to ___________ 
    • A. 

      Nature, Nurture

    • B. 

      Behavior, environment

    • C. 

      Environment, community

    • D. 

      Individual,celluar

  • 11. 
    What are the 4 goals of psychology? 
    • A. 

      Describe,explain, predict, pretend

    • B. 

      Describe explain, predict, influence or change behavior

    • C. 

      Explain, expirement, collect, record