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Question number: 92

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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A white fatty substance that forms sheaths around certain axons and increases the speed of neural impulses is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

axons

b.

dendrites

c.

glial cells

d.

myelin

Question number: 93

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Endocrine System

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Many of the chemicals that affect the brain operate by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

b.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

c.

duplicating the effect of potassium in the nuclei.

d.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

Question number: 94

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Endocrine System

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The fastest neurons can send impulses at about ________ miles per hour.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

200

b.

60

c.

120

d.

280

Question number: 95

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Hormones are to endocrine system as ________ are to nervous system.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Nerves

b.

Action Potential

c.

Dendrites

d.

Neurotransmitters

Question number: 96

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs

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Smells can often bring up emotional memories because the neural pathways for smell go through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the temporal lobe.

b.

the occipital lobe.

c.

the reticular formation.

d.

the limbic system.

Question number: 97

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Medical Techniques

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The brain-scanning technique that produces color-coded pictures showing the relative, ongoing activity of different brain areas is known as:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

computed tomography

b.

positron-emission tomography

c.

magnetic resonance imaging

d.

electroencephalograph

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