Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE Psychology): Questions 24 - 29 of 41

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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 (4) Response
a.

middle ear

b.

ossicles

c.

inner ear

d.

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 (4) Response
a.

Thalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Wernicke’s area

d.

Right cerebral hemisphere

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 (4) Response
a.

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

b.

socially isolated adult females did not exhibit normal maternal behavior

c.

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

d.

socially isolated adult males did not exhibit normal sexual 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 (4) Response
a.

steroids

b.

pheromones

c.

dopamine

d.

perfumes

Question number: 28

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Oxytocin has which of the following actions?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

increases blood pressure

b.

decreases libido

c.

increases pair bonding

d.

initiates puberty

Question number: 29

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neurons

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Which of the following is the path of a received “message” through a single neuron?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, dendrites

b.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, post-synaptic cell

c.

Dendrites, axon, cell body, terminal buttons

d.

Postsynaptic cell, cell body, axon, terminal buttons

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