A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 131 - 133 of 299

Question number: 131

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Give an example of excitatory, inhibitory neurotransmitters and give the technical term for serotonin (Marks 6)

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Following types of neurotransmitter are

  • Glutamate- Excitatory

  • GABA (Gamma-amino butyric acid) - Inhibitory

  • Technical name for serotonin- 5-Hydroxytryptamine (5HT)

Question number: 132

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Define Young-Helmholtz theory (Marks 2)

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The idea that human color vision depends on activity in three different kinds of cones- one kind which absorbs short wavelength of the visible spectrum most readily, a second kind which absorbs middle wavelengths, and a third kind which is most sensitive to relatively long wavelengths

Young-Helmholtz theory

Young-Helmholtz Theory

Question number: 133

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Explain the different types of conflict (Mark 6)

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  • Personal and corporate- Personal conflict occurs within the group due to hostility, jealousy etc. On the other hand, corporate conflict occurs among the groups within a society or between two societies

  • Temporary and perpetual- When conflict occurs among the individuals in the bus or in the shop or in the road are called temporary conflict. On the other hand when conflict occurs between two rival groups, then it is called as perpetual conflict

Different types of conflict

Different Types of Conflict