Arousal in Psychology: Definition

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The highest levels of arousal lead to the _____.

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1. In regards to arousal, eating a large meal would _____.

2. Which of the following brain structures is primarily involved in regulating arousal?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand arousal in this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of arousal, the reticular activating system, and Yerkes-Dodson law.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • High levels of arousal
  • Arousal after eating a large meal
  • Brain structures involved in arousal
  • Functions of reticular activating system
  • Sugar and and arousal levels

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections- use understanding of the concept of arousal and whats happening in the brain
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding arousal and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding arousal and explain how large mean effects it

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to arousal, read through the brief lesson titled Arousal in Psychology: Definition. This lesson will help you:

  • Define arousal
  • Identify the Yerkes-Dodson law
  • Review the parasympathetic nervous system
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