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Question number: 63

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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The structures at the end of the axon are called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

dendrites.

b.

cell bodies.

c.

myelin sheath.

d.

terminal buttons.

e.

synaptic gaps.

Question number: 64

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Endocrine System

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What does sodium pump do?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

It generates an electrical current when the positive ions rush into the axon.

b.

It is responsible for keeping the axon charged by returning and keeping sodium ions outside the axon membrane.

c.

It is a neural impulse that transfers negative ions into the neuron.

d.

It generates an electrical current when the negative ions rush into the axon.

e.

It separates positive ions and places them all inside the axon.

Question number: 65

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nervous System

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Which of the following functions best elucidates the role of the sympathetic nervous system?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Maintaining the body’s vital functions

b.

Maintaining homeostasis

c.

Preparing the body for a traumatic event

d.

Returning the body to equilibrium

e.

Preparing the body for “fight or flight”

Question number: 66

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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What are the neurons that carry information away from the spinal cord to produce responses in various muscles or organs throughout the body known as?

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a.

Efferent neurons

b.

Afferent neurons

c.

Interneurons

d.

Neurotransmitters

e.

Sensor neurons

Question number: 67

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The group of brain structures that influence emotion, motivation, and memory, and consequently the individual’s survival, is known as the:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cerebellum

b.

cerebral cortex

c.

endocrine system

d.

reticular formation

e.

limbic system

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