Biological Bases of Behavior (AP Psychology): Questions 41 - 47 of 127

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Question number: 41

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which part of the brain is accountable for combining sounds into words and arranging words into meaningful sentences?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Wernicke’s area

b.

Medulla

c.

Hippocampus

d.

Broca’s area

Question number: 42

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Endocrine System

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The so-called “master gland” which helps control the activities of various ductless glands is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Adrenal medulla

b.

Cortex

c.

Gonad

d.

Anterior pituitary

Question number: 43

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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________ allow ions to enter the neural cell.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Axons

b.

Channels

c.

Neurotransmitters

d.

Myelin sheaths

Question number: 44

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The thalamus can be characterized as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A relay system

b.

Part of spinal cord

c.

A regulatory system

d.

The conscious switch of the brain

Question number: 45

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Functional Organization of Nervous System

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Effectors and receptor cells are different in:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Their conduction speed

b.

The corresponding branch of the nervous system to which they belong

c.

The direction in which they carry nerve impulses

d.

Their composition of conduction

Question number: 46

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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What does an EEG records?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Chemical activity in specific areas of the brain

b.

Direct electrical stimulation of the brain

c.

The number of neurons in the brain

d.

Electrical impulses from the brain

Question number: 47

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Reflexes are usually controlled by the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Frontal lobe

b.

Medulla

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Spinal cord

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