Biological Basis of Psychology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 285 - 291 of 563

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Question number: 285

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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The electrical nerve impulse travels along an axon somewhat like a ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Fire travels along fuse

b.

Sodium ions flowing into the cell

c.

Flow of potassium ions

d.

Fire travels along the sodium channel

Question number: 286

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The thalamus contain many groupings of nerve cells called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Fibers

b.

Synapses

c.

Nuclei

d.

Hemispheres

Question number: 287

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Medical Techniques

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The technique that uses a magnetic field to develop an image of the brain is called the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

ablation technique

b.

MRI scan

c.

EEG

d.

clinical scan

Question number: 288

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Which of the following is most closely associated with language production?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Wernicke’s area

b.

Broca’s area

c.

aphasia

d.

agnosia

Question number: 289

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The reticular formation (RF) is associated with

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Choice (4) Response

a.

attention and wakefulness.

b.

pleasure and punishment.

c.

sex, rage, and emotion.

d.

hunger and thirst.

Question number: 290

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Surgical removal of parts of the brain to determine their function relies on a technique called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ablation.

b.

positron emission.

c.

corticalization.

d.

ultrasound.

Question number: 291

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Medical Techniques

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Electrical stimulation of the brain

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

takes minutes to call forth aggressive behavior.

b.

cannot be used to electrically activate specific brain areas.

c.

begins with the implantation of thin metal electrodes deep within the brain

d.

cannot effect behaviors such as sleeping and euphoria.

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