1. What is the definition of hormones?
- 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
- The way an animal responds when stressed. The body becomes physiologically aroused in readiness to fight or flee
- 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
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2. What is the correct definition of a phenotype?
- The product of what happens when the genetic make-up interferes with the environment (such as height)
- An individuals genetic make-up which occurs at conception and provides the genetic code for how that individual will develop (such as eye colour)
3. What model of memory demonstrates the theoretical model?
- Multi-store model of memory
- Working memory model
4. What is a schema?
- A cognitive representation of our ideas about a person or situation
- A 'plan' in the brain for how our behaviours are going to be
- An response to a new stimulus
5. Which psychologist carried out a study that demonstrates how schema are different for different individuals?
- Peterson and Peterson