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2. who suggested that there is a 'hot' and a 'cool' system in our brains concerned with reward seeking and cognitive control respectively?

  • Baynes, Eliassen and Gazzaniga (1997)
  • Keys et al (1944)
  • Metcalfe and Mischel (1999)
  • Loftus and Palmer (1974)

3. What was a major weakness of the study?

  • The reserch was socially sensitive towards low delayers
  • Responses to the go/no go tasks did not reflect normal social responses to facial expressions
  • Casey was decietful
  • fMRIs are very expensive and time-consuming to carry out

4. which of these is a correct conclusion from the study?

  • there is very little difference in reaction times of high and low delayers
  • children who are unable to resist temptation will grow up to have an inactive Inferior Frontal Gyrus
  • resistance to temptation is a relatively stable individual difference which continues from childhood to adulthood
  • The ability to resist temptation as a child has no effect on self control as an adult

5. What is 'Cognitive Control?'

  • the way in which we decide who to interact with
  • the ability to suppress innappropriate thoughts/actions in favour of appropriate ones
  • the trait of having high self control
  • the ability to make conscious decisions about how we behave to thers


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