Biological Bases of Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 44 - 49 of 129

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Question number: 44

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The thalamus can be characterized as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

A relay system

b.

The conscious switch of the brain

c.

A regulatory system

d.

A bridge between two cerebral hemispheres

e.

Part of spinal cord

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 (5) Response

a.

The corresponding branch of the nervous system to which they belong

b.

Their conduction speed

c.

The direction in which they carry nerve impulses

d.

Their composition of conduction

e.

The effectors never connect with the brain, while receptors receive information from the brain.

Question number: 46

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Physiological Techniques » Imaging

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What does an EEG records?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Direct electrical stimulation of the brain

b.

The number of neurons in the brain

c.

Stimulation of the frontal lobe

d.

Electrical impulses from the brain

e.

Chemical activity in specific areas of the brain

Question number: 47

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neural Transmission

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Reflexes are usually controlled by the:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Frontal lobe

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Spinal cord

d.

Pons

e.

Medulla

Question number: 48

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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A nerve cell carrying information from your brain to muscles and glands is called a (n)

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Choice (5) Response

a.

effector cell

b.

motor neuron

c.

afferent cell

d.

sensory neuron

e.

connector neuron

Question number: 49

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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A part of the brain that sends signals “alert” to higher centers of the brain in response to incoming messages is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Limbic system

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Thalamus

d.

amygdala

e.

Reticular formation

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