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Question 130

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Lesions of the amygdala decrease people՚s emotional responses.

Reason(Ꭱ)

Memory of frightening event is poor in people with damaged amygdala

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question 131

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

Question

MCQ▾

The ________ sends nerve impulses down pathways in the spinal cord and brain stem to excite the motoneurons.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Brain stem

b.

Medulla

c.

Midbrain

d.

Forebrain

Question 132

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Structure

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion(Ꭺ)

Scientists found activation in pre-frontal cortex neurons involved in planning motor actions whenever a monkey in their experiment saw a picture of a peanut.

Reason(Ꭱ)

The mirror neurons respond to actions that the animal plans and performs itself and also to the same actions performed by others. These are likely to play a role in learning by observation.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

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