Biological Bases of Behavior-The Brain (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 12 - 16 of 39

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Question number: 12

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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The main activity of the thalamus is:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Receiving sensory information and relaying it to the appropriate area

b.

Processing sensory information about touch, pain, and temperature

c.

Controlling all auditory functions of the brain

d.

Coordinating movements and timed motor responses

e.

Regulating motivational and emotional behavior

Question number: 13

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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As a result of her car accident, Marry suffered damage to her Broca’s area of the brain. What will be the symptoms?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Inability to walk

b.

Inability to see color

c.

Inability to speak in fluent sentences

d.

Inability to remember long term

e.

Inability to remember short term

Question number: 14

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Older Brain Structures

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Sofia is telling her younger brother stories about her first Christmas in their new home. Sofia uses which part of the brain to recall these memories?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Hypothalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Amygdala

d.

Medulla

e.

Thalamus

Question number: 15

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Which part of the brain is accountable for combining sounds into words and arranging words into meaningful sentences?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Medulla

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Wernicke’s area

e.

Broca’s area

Question number: 16

» 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

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