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Question number: 115

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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What is the difference between magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

MRI examines glucose levels, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

b.

MRI provides a two-dimensional X-ray, while fMRI provides a three-dimensional X-ray.

c.

MRI does not allow researchers to examine the brain in action, while fMRI does.

d.

MRI examines oxygenated blood, while fMRI examines hydrogen atoms.

Question number: 116

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The lobe of the cerebral cortex associated with personality is the

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Choice (4) Response
a.

temporal lobe.

b.

parietal lobe.

c.

frontal lobe.

d.

cerebral cortex.

Question number: 117

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The peripheral nervous system is made up of:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems

b.

Axons and dendrites

c.

Sympathetic nervous system

d.

The autonomic and somatic nervous systems

Question number: 118

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Which part of the neuron aids as the protective coating?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Cell body

b.

Myelin sheath

c.

Axon

d.

Dendrite

Question number: 119

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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The material of which chromosomes are composed is called:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Deoxyribonucleic acid

b.

Myelin

c.

Genes

d.

Protein

Question number: 120

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Broca’s area plays an important role in ________, while Wernicke’s area plays an important role in ________.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

motion function, speech production

b.

speech production, speech comprehension

c.

speech comprehension, speech production

d.

motor function, sensation

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