Biological Bases of Behavior-Neural Transmission (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 13 - 16 of 26

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Question number: 13

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________is the correct sequence of events in communicating a stimulus (such as stepping on a tack) to another neuron.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus - electrical impulse

b.

Stimulus - electrical impulse - neurotransmitter - receptor site

c.

Electrical impulse - receptor site - neurotransmitter - stimulus

d.

Receptor site - electrical impulse - stimulus - neurotransmitter

e.

Receptor site - stimulus - electrical impulse - neurotransmitter

Question number: 14

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What does sodium pump do?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

It generates an electrical current when the positive ions rush into the axon.

b.

It is responsible for keeping the axon charged by returning and keeping sodium ions outside the axon membrane.

c.

It is a neural impulse that transfers negative ions into the neuron.

d.

It generates an electrical current when the negative ions rush into the axon.

e.

It separates positive ions and places them all inside the axon.

Question number: 15

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If an action potential starts at the beginning of an axon, it will continue at the same speed to the very end of the axon. What is this concept known as?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Nerve impulse

b.

Sodium pump

c.

Synapse

d.

All-or-none law

e.

Resting state

Question number: 16

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Many of the chemicals that affect the brain operate by

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Choice (5) Response

a.

absorbing neural impulses.

b.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

c.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

d.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

e.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

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