Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 55 - 59 of 127

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Question number: 55

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The autonomic nervous system contains two branches called the

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parasympathetic and spinal systems.

b.

somatic and spinal systems.

c.

sympathetic and parasympathetic systems.

d.

somatic and visceral systems.

Question number: 56

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The corpus callosum is responsible for

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relaying information between the right and left hemispheres.

b.

dreams.

c.

verbal processing.

d.

speech production.

Question number: 57

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What effect do neurotransmitters from one neuron have on the next neuron?

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They don’t move from one neuron to another.

b.

They have no effect.

c.

They inhibit it.

d.

They may excite or inhibit it.

Question number: 58

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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________is the correct sequence of events in communicating a stimulus (such as stepping on a tack) to another neuron.

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Electrical impulse - receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus

b.

Stimulus - electrical impulse - neurotransmitter - receptor site

c.

Receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus - electrical impulse

d.

Receptor site - electrical impulse - stimulus - neurotransmitter

Question number: 59

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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A genetic disorder in which the production of mucous affects the respiratory system is

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down syndrome

b.

Huntington’s disease

c.

sickle cell anemia

d.

cystic fibrosis

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