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Question number: 169

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Neurotransmitters

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Sense receptors are biological transducers, which means that they

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a.

select from a broad range of stimulation.

b.

detect only a limited range of energies.

c.

convert one form of energy to another.

d.

analyze the environment into important features.

Question number: 170

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Neurons

Appeared in Year: 2013

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The main function of myelin is to

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aid a nerve’s receptivity to neurotransmitters by increasing the number of receptor sites available.

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affect the speed of nerve impulses.

c.

form a protective coating over nerve axons.

d.

block the reception of acetylcholine.

Question number: 171

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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You are walking through a bad part of town, down a dark alley, and carrying a large amount of cash. Behind you, you hear a door open and close suddenly, and you immediately dive into the nearest trash container. The part of the forebrain mainly responsible for your reaction is the

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cerebrum.

b.

amygdala.

c.

hippocampus.

d.

medulla.

Question number: 172

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The ________ cerebral hemisphere is superior at perceptual skills and detecting and expressing emotion.

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right

b.

cortical

c.

subcortical

d.

left

Question number: 173

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Ear

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Sound pressure can vary in ________, as represented by the heights, or amplitudes, of the waves.

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Amplitude

b.

Intensity

c.

Decibel (dB)

d.

Sound waves

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