• 1. 
    This is the gap or space between two neurons

  • Dendrites
  • Cell Body
  • Synapse
  • Axon
  • 2. 
    What is the insulating membrane that surrounds parts of the axon that helps the impulses travel faster called?

  • Axon
  • Dendrites
  • Node of Ranvier
  • Myelin Sheath
  • 3. 
    The part of the neuron that receives messages from other neurons

  • axon
  • dendrite
  • cell body
  • Schwann cell
  • 4. 
    The goal of psychology is to_______________

  • describe and explain behavior.
  • understand what influences behavior.
  • predict and control behavior.
  • All of the above.
  • 5. 
    There are 2 parts to the nervous system

  • true
  • false
  • 6. 
    Who is known as the "Father of Psychology?"

  • Sigmund Freud
  • Wilhelm Wundt
  • William James
  • John Locke
  • 7. 
    What do Dendrites do?

  • Intakes information from other neurons
  • Produces fatty tissue for the Myelin Sheath
  • Sends information to the next cell
  • Controls the speed of electrical signal through the axon
  • 8. 
    Which field of psychology evaluates people with problems, then helps them to resolve those problems and change their self-defeating behavior?

  • Clinical psychology
  • Counseling psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • 9. 
    Which of these is the most accurate definition of the discipline of psychology?

  • the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
  • the scientific study of mental processes
  • the scientific study of behavior
  • the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes
  • 10. 
    What is also known as a nerve cell?

  • neuron
  • sensory nerves
  • dendrites
  • toes
  • 11. 
    How many types of consciousness are there?

  • 3
  • 1
  • 5
  • 8
  • 12. 
    Which of these are not one of your 5 senses?

  • Sight
  • Hearing
  • Taste
  • Feeling
  • Smell
  • 13. 
    What does cognitive mean?

  • refers to thinking, conscious and mental processes
  • being aware of your surroundings
  • being able to take in information from your environment (e.g. sight)
  • studying the brain and human behaviour
  • 14. 
    Psychologists are interested in a number of things, such as_________________________.

  • How a person grows and matures.
  • Learning, memory, growth and development.
  • What someone has inherited from their parents.
  • 15. 
    What is the correct definition for sensation?

  • is the process of getting, selecting and organising the information that is being sent from the five senses.
  • the process that allows our brains to take in information from our five senses. This information can then be interpreted by the brain. the brain, which then tells the body what to do.
  • refers to your own awareness of your thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations, and environment.
  • 16. 
    The part of the neuron that sends messages to other neurons

  • axon
  • dendrite
  • cell body
  • Schwann cell
  • 17. 
    What is the chemical used by a neuron to transmit an impulse across a synapse to another nerve cell?

  • Neurotransmitters
  • Synapse
  • Threshold
  • Impulse
  • 18. 
    What do school psychologists do?

  • They work with school districts, helping them plan their classes and instructional methods.
  • They test students who may have a learning disability in help them get the support they need to learn better.
  • They help students with psychological disorders and other behavioral issues.
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