Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 81 - 85 of 129

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Question number: 81

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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What does MRI involves?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Injecting a slightly radioactive solution into the bloodstream to measure the amount absorbed by the brain

b.

Mapping the brain’s activity by having the patient complete cognitive tasks

c.

Following brain images to get an exact measurement of brain size, capacity, and abilities

d.

Passing non-harmful radio frequencies through the brain to study brain structure

e.

Testing patients’ brain damage after severe brain injuries

Question number: 82

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for restoring the body and conserving energy is the

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a.

somatic nervous system.

b.

limbic system.

c.

autonomic nervous system.

d.

parasympathetic division.

e.

sympathetic division.

Question number: 83

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The microscopic space between two neurons is called a (n)

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synapse.

b.

acetylcholine.

c.

axon.

d.

encephalin.

e.

catecholamine.

Question number: 84

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which of the following amongst the given ones is not part of the limbic system?

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a.

Thalamus

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Amygdala

d.

Cerebellum

e.

Hippocampus

Question number: 85

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

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a.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

b.

open and close channels.

c.

create endorphins.

d.

insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

e.

create GABA.

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