AQA Psychology - Approaches to Psychology

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1. Why does cognitive psychology use theoretical models?

  • It describes the process in a series of indistinct steps
  • It supports a scientific approach to enquiry and testing
  • It has a basic structure which can be applied to all humans
  • Scientific methods cannot be used so the model is used in place of those
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2. What is the definition of adrenaline?

  • A hormone produced by the adrenal glands which is part of the body's immediate stress response system. It has a strong effect on the cells of the cardiovascular system
  • Chemical substances that circulate in the bloodstream and only affect target organs
  • An organ in the body that synthesises substances such as hormones
  • The way an animal responds when stressed. The body becomes physiologically aroused in readiness to fight or flee
  • One of the body's major information systems that instructs glands to release large quantities of hormones directly into the blood stream which disappear quickly and have powerful effects

3. What is the role of a sensory neuron?

  • These tell the rest of the brain about the external and internal environment by processing information taken from one of the five senses. They carry messages from the PNS to the CNS
  • These carry messages from one part of the CNS to another. They connect motor and sensory neurons
  • These carry signals from the CNS which helps both organs, including glands and muscles, function

4. What is the role of the relay neuron?

  • These tell the rest of the brain about the external and internal environment by processing information taken from one of the five senses. They carry messages from the PNS to the CNS
  • These carry messages from one part of the CNS to another. They connect motor and sensory neurons
  • These carry signals from the CNS which helps both organs, including glands and muscles, function

5. What is the definition of classical conditioning?

  • Learning through association
  • Learning through reinforcement

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