Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 90 - 96 of 127

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Question number: 90

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The fastest neurons can send impulses at about ________ miles per hour.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

200

b.

60

c.

120

d.

280

Question number: 91

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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Hormones are to endocrine system as ________ are to nervous system.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Nerves

b.

Action Potential

c.

Dendrites

d.

Neurotransmitters

Question number: 92

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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The brain-scanning technique that produces color-coded pictures showing the relative, ongoing activity of different brain areas is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

computed tomography

b.

positron-emission tomography

c.

magnetic resonance imaging

d.

electroencephalograph

Question number: 93

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Where in the brain is the Wernicke’s area located?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Left temporal lobe

b.

Left occipital lobe

c.

Right temporal lobe

d.

Right occipital lobe

Question number: 94

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The portion of your nervous system which controls breathing and digestion is:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Axon

b.

Terminal Knobs

c.

Autonomic

d.

Linear circuit

Question number: 95

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Damage to this part of brain can cause lapse into a permanent state of unconsciousness. Which is this part of brain?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Reticular formation

b.

Temporal lobe

c.

Frontal lobe

d.

Parietal lobe

Question number: 96

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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An insufficient supply of thyroid hormone can result in:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cretinism

b.

Increased metabolic rate

c.

Decreased emotionality

d.

Increased emotionality

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