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Question number: 143

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The area of the brain where all the fibers from the skin senses get connected before entering cerebral cortex is the:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Hypothalamus

b.

Reticular formation

c.

Cerebellum

d.

Spinal Cord

Question number: 144

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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The soma is the part of the nerve cell that

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a.

serves as a specialized receiving area for information.

b.

forms branching connections at the end of each axon.

c.

carries nerve impulses over large distances.

d.

collects and combines incoming information.

Question number: 145

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Endocrine System

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Electrically charged particles of the elements ________ are crucial in the transmission of the nerve impulse.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

iron and potassium

b.

sodium and iron

c.

sodium and nickel

d.

sodium and potassium

Question number: 146

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nervous System

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The ________ first described by physiologist Walter Cannon involves activation of the sympathetic nervous system and secretion of stress hormones by the adrenal glands.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Manic depressive disorder

b.

Posttraumatic stress disorder

c.

General adaptation syndrome

d.

fight-or-flight response

Question number: 147

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The somatosensory area is located in the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

frontal lobes.

b.

parietal lobes.

c.

temporal lobes.

d.

occipital lobes.

Question number: 148

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Neurons

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Neurons come in many sizes and shapes, but they have certain features in common. Each has a cell body that contains the machinery to keep the neuron alive, and each has two types of fiber ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Dendrites and cell membrane

b.

Cell membrane and myelin sheath

c.

Axon and myelin sheath

d.

Dendrites and an axon

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