Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE Psychology): Questions 19 - 23 of 41

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Question number: 19

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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Neurons are like catchers and batters. The ________ are like catchers because they receive information; the ________ are like batters because they send on the message.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

axons; dendrites

b.

dendrites; glials

c.

dendrites; axons

d.

cell bodies; axons

Question number: 20

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

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Reflexes

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Choice (4) Response

a.

have survival value.

b.

are tested to evaluate deficits.

c.

Instantaneous movement

d.

are involuntary motor responses.

Question number: 21

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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What causes a fetus to develop into a female?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The presence of estrogen

b.

The presence of H-Y antigen

c.

The absence of H-Y antigen

d.

The absence of estrogen

Question number: 22

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Comparative and Ethology

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In an attempt to separate the effects of heredity and learning, an experimenter takes a litter of cats and places each one with a different parent for rearing. This way, because the litter inherited very similar genes, the observed differences between the cast could more easily be attributed to experience. This experimental technique is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

selective breeding

b.

surrogate parenting

c.

hybrid design

d.

cross fostering

Question number: 23

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Which of the following areas in the brain has been shown in experiments to be closely connected to hunger, eating, and satiation?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Hippocampus

b.

Hypothalamus

c.

Corpus callosum

d.

Thalamus

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