Cognitive Psychology Quiz
The Basics: Diverse Perspectivesview quiz statistics
The Basics: Diverse Perspectives
Which of the following might be a research topic for a psychologist?
Migration patterns of butterflies
Which psychological perspective typically focuses on traits advantageous to survival?
Which psychological perspective focuses on behavior resulting from unconscious memories and desires?
Of the seven psychological perspectives, which would most likely consider brain functions when assessing a patient?
The humanistic psychological perspective focuses on behavior that results from _____________.
free will and self-actualization
Brain Imagingview quiz statistics
The MKM system is:
a new surgical microscope.
a group of interrelated brain structures.
A type of lesion.
a brain imaging technique that tracks blood flow in the brain.
The 'bump in the back of your head' mentioned in the migraine segment is __________________.
the final event of a migraine
a brain tumor
evidence of a head injury
where vision starts radiating forward
According to the clip, one of the unusual features of migraines is:
brain waves cross the entire brain in less than a second brain
changes occur from the front to the back of the brain
a very large part of the brain is effected
brain changes take almost a half of an hour to spread
Visual Brain: Mechanisms of Perceptionview quiz statistics
Visual Brain: Mechanisms of Perception
Information from the ____________ travels along the cranial nerves to the solitary nucleus in the medulla.
taste receptor nuclei.
the _______________________ is arranged somatotopically; organized according to a map of the body surface.
primary somatosensory cortex
right parietal lobe
The _________________ is snail-shaped and filled with fluid.
organ of the corti
A region of the secondary auditory cortex responds to ____________ information.
Hubs on Cognitive Psychology to Check Out
- Understanding Psychological Perspectives and the Motives Behind Our Actions
What ultimately drives our intentions? Is it our experience, mechanisms in our brain, or something more?
- The Evolution of Cognitive Psychology
Cognition Defined Whereas psychology is defined as ‘the scientific study of mental processes and behavior’, cognitive psychology focusses only on mental processes and leaves out the behavior aspect. Cognitive psychologists still take behavior into ac
What's In It For Me?: Perceptual Magic in Artview quiz statistics
What's In It For Me?: Perceptual Magic in Art
Cues used for perceiving depth based on one eye only are called _____________.
One illusion that artists often use in their drawings is called _____________, the tendency for lines that are actually parallel to seem to converge.
the phi phenomenon
The 3-D effect of our combined retinal images is called ___________.
retinal 3-D vision
3-D stereoscopic vision
3-D combined images
What would a sound artist try to exploit to create a sound illusion?
Filmmakers use the _____________, an optical illusion in which a sequence of still images shown in rapid succession creates the perception of movement.
the shepherd tone