Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 18 - 22 of 41

Get 1 year subscription: Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 442 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 300.00 or

Question number: 18

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

MCQ▾

Question

Though cocaine is a (n) ________, heroin is a (n) ________, and marijuana is a (n) ________, they can all produce euphoria.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

amphetamine; opiate; psychedelic

b.

stimulant; opiate; unclear category

c.

Depressant, stimulant, opiate

d.

stimulant; psychedelic; depressant

e.

psychedelic; stimulant; unclear category

Question number: 19

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

MCQ▾

Question

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 (5) Response

a.

axons; dendrites

b.

dendrites; axons

c.

Axons, glials

d.

dendrites; glials

e.

cell bodies; axons

Question number: 20

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Cognitive Neuroscience

MCQ▾

Question

Reflexes

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

have survival value.

b.

are tested to evaluate deficits.

c.

Instantaneous movement

d.

are involuntary motor responses.

e.

All of the above

Question number: 21

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

MCQ▾

Question

What causes a fetus to develop into a female?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

The presence of estrogen

b.

The presence of Follicle Stimulating Hormone

c.

The absence of estrogen

d.

The absence of H-Y antigen

e.

The presence of H-Y antigen

Question number: 22

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Comparative and Ethology

MCQ▾

Question

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 (5) Response

a.

cross fostering

b.

intentional design

c.

hybrid design

d.

selective breeding

e.

surrogate parenting

f Page
Sign In