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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:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

terminal knobs

b.

glial cells

c.

dendrites

d.

myelin

e.

axons

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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a.

absorbing neural impulses.

b.

changing the sodium balance in the synapse.

c.

duplicating effect of sodium in the nuclei.

d.

imitating or canceling the effects of neurotransmitters.

e.

duplicating the effect of potassium 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 (5) Response

a.

200

b.

425

c.

280

d.

120

e.

60

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 (5) Response

a.

Action Potential

b.

Synapses

c.

Neurotransmitters

d.

Dendrites

e.

Nerves

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 (5) Response

a.

the occipital lobe.

b.

the parietal lobe.

c.

the temporal lobe.

d.

the limbic system.

e.

the reticular formation.

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 (5) Response

a.

magnetic resonance imaging

b.

functional magnetic resonance imaging

c.

positron-emission tomography

d.

electroencephalograph

e.

computed tomography

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