Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 103 - 107 of 129

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Question number: 103

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Neurons conduct an action potential

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

only if surrounded by a myelin sheath.

b.

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

c.

only electrical stimulation is below + 70 millivolts.

d.

when sodium is pumped out of the neuron.

e.

when the electrical stimulation dips 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 (5) Response

a.

peripheral nervous system

b.

central nervous system

c.

parasympathetic nervous system

d.

autonomic nervous system

e.

sympathetic 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 (5) Response

a.

myelin sheaths transfer that information to the brain.

b.

efferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

c.

afferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

d.

dopamine transfers that information to the brain.

e.

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 (5) Response

a.

acetylcholine

b.

GABA

c.

endorphins

d.

serotonin

e.

dopamine

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 (5) Response

a.

Myelin

b.

Soma

c.

Axon

d.

Dendrite

e.

Synaptic vesicle

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