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Question number: 303

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Lying below the thalamus is a small but vital area of the forebrain known as the ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cortex

b.

Pituitary gland

c.

Hypothalamus

d.

Hormones

Question number: 304

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nerve Impulse

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In resting and quiet states ________ is active.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Parasympathetic system

b.

Nervous system

c.

Somatic nervous system

d.

Sympathetic system

Question number: 305

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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As one moves up the evolutionary scale, development of the nervous system shows

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

corticalization of the peripheral nervous system.

b.

a diminishing importance of the corpus callosum.

c.

an increase in the brain tissue devoted to the cerebral cortex.

d.

a decrease in the size of cortical association areas.

Question number: 306

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The left hemisphere is more skilled at (December)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Interpreting speech and language.

b.

Analyzing the melodies.

c.

Seeing the forest not the trees.

d.

Judging the symmetry in a photograph.

Question number: 307

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Ear

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The pinna of the external ear collects energy, which travels through a small air-filled duct called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Ossicles

b.

Eardrum

c.

Semicircular canal

d.

Auditory canal

Question number: 308

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Ear

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What sensory organs responsible for balance are also related to motion sickness?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the olfactory bulb.

b.

the semicircular canals

c.

ciliary muscles.

d.

the cochlea.

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