Behavioral Neuroscience-Sensory Structures and Processes [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question 1

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.

cochlea

c.

middle ear

d.

ossicles

e.

eardrum

Question 2

Sensory Structures and Processes

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

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Choice (5)Response

a.

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

b.

socially isolated adult males did not exhibit normal sexual behavior

c.

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

d.

socially isolated adult females did not exhibit normal maternal behavior

e.

being reared with other young monkeys provides positive socialization

Question 3

Sensory Structures and Processes

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MCQ▾

A sign stimulus serves to trigger

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

a simple reflex

b.

a homing mechanism

c.

a fixed action pattern

d.

a variable-interval ratio

e.

a pheromone reaction

Question 4

Sensory Structures and Processes

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MCQ▾

When a neural impulse reaches the tip of the axon terminal

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

the synaptic end bulb locks into the receptor sites on the post-synaptic dendrites

b.

the neuron fires

c.

the synaptic end bulb sends an electrical current into the dendrites of the next neuron

d.

synaptic vesicles in the synaptic end bulb release neurotransmitters that cross the synaptic cleft and lock into receptor sites on the post-synaptic neuron

e.

synaptic bulb fires