Biological Bases of Behavior-Neuroanatomy (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 16 - 21 of 22

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Question number: 16

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The purpose of myelin is to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

promote the release of pre-synaptic neurotransmitters.

b.

open and close channels.

c.

create endorphins.

d.

insulate axons to increase the speed of electrical impulses.

e.

create GABA.

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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Choice (5) Response

a.

Alzheimer’s disease

b.

reticular formation

c.

hemispheric specialization

d.

Down’s Syndrome

e.

Parkinson’s disease

Question number: 18

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The portion of your nervous system which controls breathing and digestion is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Terminal Knobs

b.

Axon

c.

Linear circuit

d.

Autonomic

e.

Dendrites

Question number: 19

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The division of the peripheral nervous system that controls automatic, involuntary physiological processes is known as the:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

peripheral nervous system

b.

central nervous system

c.

parasympathetic nervous system

d.

autonomic nervous system

e.

sympathetic nervous system

Question number: 20

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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Emotional responses to a traumatic event are most directly under the control of the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

autonomic nervous system.

b.

somatic nervous system.

c.

cerebrum.

d.

central nervous system.

e.

cerebral cortex.

Question number: 21

» Biological Bases of Behavior » Neuroanatomy » Peripheral Nervous System

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The peripheral nervous system is made up of:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

The autonomic and somatic nervous systems

b.

The brain and the spinal cord

c.

Sympathetic nervous system

d.

The sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems

e.

Axons and dendrites

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