Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 8 - 12 of 127

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Question number: 8

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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A “split-brain” patient is asked to stare at a black dot that is located between the HE and ART when the word HEART is displayed on a screen. What will be the response of the patient on asking what she sees?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The patient will only see a black dot.

b.

The patient will say she sees the word ART.

c.

The patient will say the word HEART.

d.

The patient will say she sees the word HE.

Question number: 9

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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An action potential refers to the traveling of a nerve impulse along the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

axon terminal.

b.

axon.

c.

myelin sheath.

d.

cell membrane.

Question number: 10

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The somatosensory cortex is located in which area of the brain?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

occipital lobe

b.

parietal lobe

c.

hypothalamus

d.

frontal lobe

Question number: 11

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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When you are in danger, which part of the nervous system is responsible for your heart rate increasing?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the somatic nervous system

b.

the sympathetic nervous system

c.

the central nervous system

d.

the peripheral nervous system

Question number: 12

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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When a neuron is resting, the inside of the cell membrane is ________ and the outside of the cell membrane is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

negative, negative

b.

negative, positive

c.

positive, positive

d.

positive, negative

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