Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 108 - 113 of 129

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Question number: 108

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Specialized cells of nervous system carry:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Genes

b.

Codes

c.

Reflexes

d.

Messages

e.

None of the above

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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Choice (5) Response

a.

neurotransmitters

b.

action potentials

c.

axons

d.

hormones

e.

neurons

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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Choice (5) Response

a.

axonic ions.

b.

synaptic facilitators.

c.

neurotransmitters.

d.

nerve impulse.

e.

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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Choice (5) Response

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

e.

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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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Choice (5) Response

a.

autonomic nervous system.

b.

somatic nervous system.

c.

cerebrum.

d.

central nervous system.

e.

cerebral cortex.

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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Choice (5) Response

a.

connector neurons or interneurons.

b.

the brain.

c.

the spinal cord.

d.

motor neurons.

e.

spinal nerves.

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