Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 84 - 89 of 127

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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?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hippocampus

b.

Cerebellum

c.

Thalamus

d.

Amygdala

Question number: 85

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

create endorphins.

b.

insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

c.

create GABA.

d.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

Question number: 86

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which brain area indicates what you are touching or how hot to make the water for your shower?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Frontal lobe

b.

Motor cortex

c.

Somatosensory cortex

d.

Cerebrum

Question number: 87

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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The disease which is marked by movement disorders caused by the destruction of dopamine neurons in the brain is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Alzheimer’s disease

b.

reticular formation

c.

Parkinson’s disease

d.

hemispheric specialization

Question number: 88

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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A white fatty substance that forms sheaths around certain axons and increases the speed of neural impulses is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

axons

b.

dendrites

c.

glial cells

d.

myelin

Question number: 89

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Many of the chemicals that affect the brain operate by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

b.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

c.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

d.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

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