Behavioral Neuroscience-Central Structures and Processes (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 6 - 11 of 11

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Question number: 6

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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: 7

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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: 8

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Which of the following brain areas would most likely be used for complex problem-solving?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Hypothalamus

b.

Hippocampus

c.

Occipital lobe

d.

Cerebellum

e.

Frontal lobe

Question number: 9

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The part of the brain that is connected to the very basic function of simple alertness is the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

reticular formation

b.

hippocampus

c.

inferior colliculus

d.

superior colliculus

e.

medulla oblongata

Question number: 10

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The phenomenon of contralateral control refers to the fact that each cerebral hemisphere receives information from, and exerts control over

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

anterior of the body.

b.

the lateral side of the body.

c.

the opposite side of the body.

d.

the same side of the body.

e.

the controlling side of the body.

Question number: 11

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Activity in which of the following areas is analyzed by lie detector tests?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Central nervous system

b.

Somatic nervous system

c.

Sympathetic system

d.

EEG patterns

e.

Parasympathetic nervous system

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