Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 18 - 22 of 127

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Question number: 18

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Of the three different types of the neurons, sensory neurons are unique in that they:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Carry impulses from the brain and spinal cord to parts of the body that then respond to the impulse.

b.

Reside exclusively in the peripheral nervous system has two functions, to send signals to motor neurons, and to receive signals from receptors.

c.

Receive information from the receptor cells and send this information to the brain or spinal cord.

d.

Connect Peripheral nervous system to central nervous system

Question number: 19

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The lobe of the cerebral cortex responsible for motor control and higher mental processes is known as the:

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a.

frontal lobe

b.

parietal lobe

c.

temporal lobe

d.

occipital lobe

Question number: 20

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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Multiple sclerosis is caused by lesions on

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Choice (4) Response

a.

myelin tissue.

b.

dendrites.

c.

the cell body.

d.

the frontal cortex.

Question number: 21

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The role of the ________ nervous system is to relax the body and return it to a lower level of arousal.

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a.

sympathetic

b.

parasympathetic

c.

somatic

d.

endocrine

Question number: 22

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Genetics

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Most human characteristics are the result of many genes working in combination. This is referred to as

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a.

polygenic.

b.

chromosomal.

c.

environmental.

d.

recessive.

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