Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 97 - 102 of 127

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Question number: 97

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The major link between the brain and the glandular system is the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

CNS.

b.

spinal cord.

c.

midbrain.

d.

hypothalamus.

Question number: 98

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The “all-or-nothing event” refers to the fact that

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a.

action potentials occur completely or not at all.

b.

an electrical current crosses the synapse completely or not at all.

c.

action potential seldom occurs.

d.

nerve cells are continuously active.

Question number: 99

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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A nerve cell carrying information from your eyes, ears, fingers, etc. toward the CNS is called a (n)

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Choice (4) Response
a.

connector neuron.

b.

sensory neuron.

c.

motor neuron.

d.

somatic neuron.

Question number: 100

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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If Mary stepped on a nail, which is the correct order of communication for her to feel the pain?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Electrical impulse-receptor site-stimulus-neurotransmitter

b.

Stimulus-electrical impulse-neurotransmitter-receptor site

c.

Receptor site-neurotransmitter-electrical impulse-stimulus

d.

Electrical impulse-stimulus-receptor site-neurotransmitter

Question number: 101

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which brain section controls bodily sensations such as touch, pressure, and temperature?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Parietal lobe

b.

Occipital lobe

c.

Temporal lobe

d.

Frontal lobe

Question number: 102

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The most obvious difference between the human brain and the brain of a carp would be in the

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a.

cerebral cortex.

b.

cerebellum.

c.

cerebrum.

d.

thalamus.

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