Biological Bases of Behavior-Neural Transmission (AP Psychology): Questions 1 - 6 of 26

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Question number: 1

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The effect of mind-altering drugs may be a result of their

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Choice (4) Response

a.

stimulation of endorphin production in regulator.

b.

ability to imitate or block neurotransmitters.

c.

toxic effects on sensitive neural tissues.

d.

ability to lower neural thresholds in brain tissue.

Question number: 2

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Neurotransmitters are released at the

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axon hillock.

b.

myelin sheath.

c.

axon terminals.

d.

axon knobs.

Question number: 3

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The neurotransmitter associated with the onset of anxiety is known as:

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a.

gamma aminobutyric acid

b.

dopamine

c.

acetylcholine

d.

endorphins

Question number: 4

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An action potential refers to the traveling of a nerve impulse along the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axon terminal.

b.

axon.

c.

myelin sheath.

d.

cell membrane.

Question number: 5

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When a neuron is resting, the inside of the cell membrane is ________ and the outside of the cell membrane is ________.

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negative, negative

b.

negative, positive

c.

positive, positive

d.

positive, negative

Question number: 6

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When a neuron is depolarized, the inside of the cell membrane is ________ and the outside of the cell membrane is ________.

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positive, negative

b.

positive, positive

c.

negative, negative

d.

negative, positive

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