Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 65 - 70 of 127

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Question number: 65

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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The group of brain structures that influence emotion, motivation, and memory, and consequently the individual’s survival, is known as the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

endocrine system

b.

cerebellum

c.

reticular formation

d.

limbic system

Question number: 66

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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If an action potential starts at the beginning of an axon, it will continue at the same speed to the very end of the axon. What is this concept known as?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Sodium pump

b.

All-or-none law

c.

Synapse

d.

Nerve impulse

Question number: 67

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Muscles can contract because they are made up of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

effector cells.

b.

connector neurons.

c.

involuntary muscles

d.

motor neurons.

Question number: 68

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The function of the sympathetic nervous system is to prepare the body for

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Choice (4) Response

a.

input from cranial nerves.

b.

rest and digest.

c.

“fight or flight. “

d.

maintaining vital bodily functions.

Question number: 69

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The endocrine gland, known as the “master” gland, that regulates many of the other endocrine glands is the:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

pituitary gland

b.

adrenal gland

c.

testes

d.

thyroid gland

Question number: 70

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The glands of the endocrine system exert their functions through chemicals called:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axons.

b.

reflex

c.

hormones

d.

action potentials

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