Biological Bases of Behavior-Neuroanatomy (AP Psychology): Questions 12 - 17 of 22

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Question number: 12

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Muscles can contract because they are made up of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

effector cells.

b.

connector neurons.

c.

involuntary muscles

d.

motor neurons.

Question number: 13

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The function of the sympathetic nervous system is to prepare the body for

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a.

input from cranial nerves.

b.

rest and digest.

c.

“fight or flight. “

d.

maintaining vital bodily functions.

Question number: 14

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The part of the neuron that is responsible for receiving information is the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axon.

b.

dendrites.

c.

cell body.

d.

synapse.

Question number: 15

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The part of the autonomic nervous system responsible for restoring the body and conserving energy is the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

sympathetic division.

b.

limbic system.

c.

autonomic nervous system.

d.

parasympathetic division.

Question number: 16

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

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a.

create endorphins.

b.

insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

c.

create GABA.

d.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

Question number: 17

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Central Nervous System

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The disease which is marked by movement disorders caused by the destruction of dopamine neurons in the brain is known as:

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a.

Alzheimer’s disease

b.

reticular formation

c.

Parkinson’s disease

d.

hemispheric specialization

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