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Question number: 103

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Neurons conduct an action potential

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

when molecular gates open to allow sodium ions into a neuron.

b.

when the electrical stimulation dips below -70 millivolts.

c.

when sodium is pumped out of the neuron.

d.

only electrical stimulation is below + 70 millivolts.

Question number: 104

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The division of the peripheral nervous system that controls automatic, involuntary physiological processes is known as the:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

central nervous system

b.

peripheral nervous system

c.

parasympathetic nervous system

d.

autonomic nervous system

Question number: 105

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Your brain knows that you have stubbed your toe because

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Choice (4) Response

a.

myelin sheaths transfer that information to the brain.

b.

afferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

c.

dopamine transfers that information to the brain.

d.

glial cells transfer that information to the brain.

Question number: 106

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Cocaine and amphetamines mainly affect which neurotransmitters?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

dopamine

b.

GABA

c.

serotonin

d.

acetylcholine

Question number: 107

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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What is another name for the cell body of the neuron?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Soma

b.

Myelin

c.

Axon

d.

Dendrite

Question number: 108

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Specialized cells of nervous system carry:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Genes

b.

Codes

c.

Reflexes

d.

Messages

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