Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 33 - 37 of 129

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Question number: 33

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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The branchlike structures of the neuron that receive neural impulses are known as:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites

b.

axons

c.

glial cells

d.

terminal knobs

e.

myelin

Question number: 34

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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The main activity of the thalamus is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Receiving sensory information and relaying it to the appropriate area

b.

Processing sensory information about touch, pain, and temperature

c.

Controlling all auditory functions of the brain

d.

Coordinating movements and timed motor responses

e.

Regulating motivational and emotional behavior

Question number: 35

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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What is the process by which a tiny electrical current is generated when the positive sodium ions rush inside the axon, causing the inside of the axon to reverse its charge?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Negative potential

b.

Ion potential

c.

Action potential

d.

Resting state

e.

Synaptic state

Question number: 36

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The adrenal hormones which also appear to function as neurotransmitters in the brain are:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Progesterone and testosterone

b.

Insulin and toblerone

c.

Insulin and serotonin

d.

Epinephrine and nor epinephrine

e.

Dopamine and serotonin

Question number: 37

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Nerves that carry information from other parts of the body to the brain are called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

efferent nerves.

b.

afferent nerves.

c.

neural networks.

d.

sensory neurons.

e.

neurotransmitters.

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