Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 86 - 91 of 129

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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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Temporal lobe

b.

Cerebrum

c.

Motor cortex

d.

Frontal lobe

e.

Somatosensory cortex

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 (5) Response

a.

Alzheimer’s disease

b.

reticular formation

c.

hemispheric specialization

d.

Down’s Syndrome

e.

Parkinson’s disease

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 (5) Response

a.

terminal knobs

b.

glial cells

c.

dendrites

d.

myelin

e.

axons

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 (5) Response

a.

absorbing neural impulses.

b.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

c.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

d.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

e.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

Question number: 90

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

200

b.

425

c.

280

d.

120

e.

60

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 (5) Response

a.

Action Potential

b.

Synapses

c.

Neurotransmitters

d.

Dendrites

e.

Nerves

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