Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 109 - 114 of 127

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Question number: 109

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Chemicals secreted by neurons that provide the means of synaptic transmission are:

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a.

neurons

b.

axons

c.

neurotransmitters

d.

action potentials

Question number: 110

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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The chemicals released at an axon terminal are called

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a.

neurotransmitters.

b.

nerve impulse.

c.

axonic ions.

d.

neural facilitators.

Question number: 111

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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Which of the following statement is incorrect?

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a.

intelligence has a genetic basis

b.

trait such as extroversion and introversion are influenced by genes

c.

even if genetic factors underlie a particular behavior, it is subject to change

d.

genetic influences affect children more than adults

Question number: 112

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Emotional responses to a traumatic event are most directly under the control of the

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a.

somatic nervous system.

b.

autonomic nervous system.

c.

cerebral cortex.

d.

cerebrum.

Question number: 113

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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A barefoot child steps on a bee, then jerks his or her foot back in response to the sting. This response has likely involved all parts of the nervous system EXCEPT

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motor neurons.

b.

the spinal cord.

c.

spinal nerves.

d.

the brain.

Question number: 114

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Parkinson disease is associated with damage to the

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thalamus.

b.

basal ganglia.

c.

hypothalamus.

d.

reticular formation.

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