Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 8 - 13 of 41

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Question number: 8

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Which of the following areas in the brain is the “master” of the endocrine system?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Thalamus

b.

Amygdala

c.

Limbic system

d.

Pituitary gland

Question number: 9

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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The hormone involved in circadian rhythms is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

serotonin

b.

melatonin

c.

progesterone

d.

testosterone

Question number: 10

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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In research on attachment, Harlow placed infant rhesus monkeys with “surrogate mothers. ” In this famous experiment, a stimulus that induced fear in the infant would cause the infant to run to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the surrogate with the bottle

b.

the adult female who most resembled its biological mother

c.

the surrogate covered with terrycloth

d.

the closets object behind which it could hide

Question number: 11

» Behavioral Neuroscience » States of Consciousness

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Which of the following is NOT characteristic of stage 1 sleep?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Major muscle twitches

b.

Desynchronized EEG patterns

c.

REM

d.

Difficulty being roused

Question number: 12

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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Prozac, which is frequently used to treat depression, works because it is a

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

norepinephrine agonist

b.

norepinephrine antagonist

c.

serotonin agonist

d.

serotonin antagonist

Question number: 13

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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The area of the brain that regulates bodily functions is the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

hypothalamus.

b.

spinal column.

c.

parietal lobes.

d.

limbic system.

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