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Question 186

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neurotransmitters

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The pain-killing effects of acupuncture may be related to

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

release of endorphins.

b.

sensory adaptation.

c.

stabilization of physiological nystagmus.

d.

the triggering of perceptual defense systems.

Question 187

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour
Neural Impulse

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An action potential actually occurs because

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Choice (4)Response

a.

sodium ions enter the nerve cell.

b.

the interior of the nerve cell becomes positive.

c.

the interior of the nerve cell becomes negative.

d.

potassium ions enter the nerve cell.

Question 188

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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________ lies behind the primary somatosensory cortex and receives inputs from visual cortex, auditory cortex, somatosensory cortex, and the thalamus.

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Parietal lobe

b.

Association cortex

c.

Parietal Association Cortex

d.

Prefrontal cortex

Question 189

Biological and Evolutionary Basis of Behaviour

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MCQ▾

Which of the following changes would you expect to occur in someone whose frontal lobes were damaged in an accident?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

inability to demonstrate complex motor skills

b.

development of blank spots in the visual field

c.

reduced capacity to hear high frequency sounds

d.

reduced reasoning and planning abilities and changes in personality

Developed by: