Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 23 - 27 of 41

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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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Medulla oblongata

b.

Corpus callosum

c.

Thalamus

d.

Hippocampus

e.

Hypothalamus

Question number: 24

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Sensory Structures and Processes

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A significant number of partially deaf people have been fitted with electronic ear implants connected with the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

inner ear

b.

ossicles

c.

middle ear

d.

eardrum

e.

cochlea

Question number: 25

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Central Structures and Processes

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Which of the following brain areas is important for speech?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Cerebellum

b.

Right cerebral hemisphere

c.

Thalamus

d.

Hippocampus

e.

Wernicke’s area

Question number: 26

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Sensory Structures and Processes

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Harlow, in experiment with social isolation in monkeys, found each of the following EXCEPT that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

socially isolated adult males did not exhibit normal sexual behavior

b.

for normal development, monkeys must be exposed to their biological parents

c.

socially isolated adult females did not exhibit normal maternal behavior

d.

being reared with other young monkeys provides positive socialization

e.

exposure to a peer group is an important factor in developing mature behavior

Question number: 27

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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The females of many species release these chemicals to signal their sexual availability to males of their species. The chemicals are

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

pheromones

b.

dopamine

c.

steroids

d.

perfumes

e.

odorants

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