Behavioral Neuroscience (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 28 - 32 of 41

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Question number: 28

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Hormonal Factors

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Oxytocin has which of the following actions?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

increases blood pressure

b.

decreases libido

c.

initiates puberty

d.

increases pair bonding

e.

decreases appetite

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?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Dendrites, axon, cell body, terminal buttons

b.

Dendrites, axon, axon hillock, terminal buttons

c.

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

d.

Postsynaptic cell, cell body, axon, terminal buttons

e.

Presynaptic cell, cell body, axon, dendrites

Question number: 30

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuromodulators and Drugs

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Drugs that attempt to impact behavior generally try to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

speed up the action potential

b.

stimulate the nodes of Ranvier

c.

stimulate the axon hillock

d.

increase the number of neurons present in the brain

e.

hinder or facilitate the transmission of “message” at the synaptic junction

Question number: 31

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Motor Structures and Functions

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The limbic system is crucial in the regulation of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

heart and lungs

b.

somatic nervous system

c.

hormone activity

d.

emotion

e.

autonomic nervous system

Question number: 32

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Neuroscience Theories, Applications and Issues

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In a series of learning experiments with monkeys, Harlow asserted that monkeys gained a sort of cumulative knowledge about solving problems. He came to this conclusion because with every novel problem it took the monkeys less time to learn how to solve it. Harlow called this

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Choice (5) Response

a.

learning to learn

b.

instinct-learning interaction

c.

trained anticipation

d.

simultaneous conditioning

e.

higher-order conditioning

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