Chapter 13: Motivation and Emotion Quiz

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1. Motivation can be described as

  • stimuli relating to pleasant and unpleasant events
  • the fear of doing something
  • a driving force
  • another name for homeostasis
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2. During periods of relaxation, EEG recordings of the brain's electrical activity generally show __________ activity

  • alpha
  • delta
  • beta
  • theta

3. The surface of the cerebral hemispheres is covered by the

  • Cerebellum
  • Myelin sheath
  • Cerebral cortex
  • Cerebrum

4. A primary function of the thalamus is to

  • govern species-typical behaviours
  • relay information from the sensory organs to the cerebral cortex
  • oversee the processes involved in homeostasis
  • regulate the secretion of hormones by the endocrine glands

5. Which stages of sleep are referred to as slow-wave sleep?

  • 4 and 5
  • 1 and 2
  • 3 and 4
  • 2 and 3

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