Biological Bases of Behavior-The Brain (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 17 - 22 of 39

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Question number: 17

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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A part of the brain that sends signals “alert” to higher centers of the brain in response to incoming messages is:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Limbic system

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Thalamus

d.

amygdala

e.

Reticular formation

Question number: 18

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

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Damage to the cerebellum would result in:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Loss of muscular coordination

b.

Loss of hearing

c.

Respiratory failure

d.

Heart failure

e.

Loss of memory

Question number: 19

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The corpus callosum is responsible for

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

speech production.

b.

relaying information between the right and left hemispheres.

c.

verbal processing.

d.

sleep.

e.

dreams.

Question number: 20

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

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The group of brain structures that influence emotion, motivation, and memory, and consequently the individual’s survival, is known as the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cerebellum

b.

cerebral cortex

c.

endocrine system

d.

reticular formation

e.

limbic system

Question number: 21

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

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The pons is located between the medulla and other brain areas. Pons is responsible for ________

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Sleep and arousal

b.

Emotional reactions

c.

Motor coordination

d.

Balance

e.

Seeing and hearing

Question number: 22

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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The main regions of brain are the:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Hind brain, forebrain, midbrain

b.

Forebrain, midbrain and anterior region

c.

Central hemisphere and left hemisphere

d.

Right hemisphere and central hemisphere

e.

Cerebral cortex, forebrain, hind brain and midbrain

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