Psych 250 Chapter Five

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Psych 250 Chapter Five
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Questions from Psych 250 Chapter Five for Exam One
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  1. What is the term for what happens when nutrition is poor, but the brain keeps growing?
    head-sparing
  2. What is the term for the rapid proliferation of new neural connections in infancy?
    transient exuberance
  3. What is the term for what makes the brain more efficient by elimination underused connections?
    synaptic pruning
  4. What is the term for the brain functions that require basic common experiences?
    experience-expectant
  5. What is the term for the brain functions that depend on exposure to particular events?
    experience-dependent
  6. What is the term for when a sensory system (e.g. vision, hearing) detects a stimulus?
    sensation
  7. What is the term for mental processing of sensory information?
    perception
  8. What is the term for the ability to integrate simultaneous input from multiple sensory systems by perceiving objects as unified wholes?
    intermodal perception
  9. What is the term for what refers to information that overlaps two or more sensory systems?
    amodal sensory properties
  10. What is the term for inborn, automatic responses to stimuli that disappear with maturation?
    reflexes
  11. What is the term for actions that involve large body movements?
    gross motor skills
  12. What is the term for actions that involve small body movements?
    fine motor skills

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