Introduction to Psychology CO4V
1) While you are taking a walk through a park ,you notice that there is a small pond that has a bunch of lily pads in it .As you stand watching ,a frog comes along and hops quickly from one end of the pond to the other by hitting a series of lily pads in a row .After this takes place ,you start to think to your self ,”That is just like a neuron ,when the action potential jumps from one ________ to another .”
a) Synaptic cleft
c)node of ranvier
2) What is the general result of studies of intelligence involving twins ,siblings and unrelated siblings raised in the same household ?
a) The role of nature and nurture – genetics and environment -were found to be exactly equal ,meaning that even people born with the genes for high intelligence could end up with low IQs if their environment was not adequate support of their .
b) Because identical twins always had identical intelligence ,it was determined that the role of environment on intelligence is nonexistent ,and that it is an entirely genetic phenomen .
c) Because children raised in nurturing ,enriching households always had higher IQs than children raised in neglectful households,it was determined that environment is more important than genetics in determination of intelligence .
d) Ultimately ,genetics are more influential than environment on an individuals intelligence .
3) Which stage of the general adaption syndrome might explain why college students tend to experience a higher rate of absenteeism from class around midterm and final exam time each semester ?
4) When you insert you house key into the lock on your front door,very specific grooves in that key trigger tumblers to open the lock . In the very same way ,____________ detectors are specialized brain cells that only respond to particular elements in the visual field.