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Question number: 344

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Lesions of the amygdala decrease people’s emotional responses.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Memory of frightening event is poor in people with damaged amygdala

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 345

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

MCQ▾

Question

The ________ sends nerve impulses down pathways in the spinal cord and brain stem to excite the motoneurons.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Midbrain

b.

Medulla

c.

Brain stem

d.

Forebrain

Question number: 346

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Taste

MCQ▾

Question

If you look at your tongue closely in a mirror, you will notice a number of bumps on it, some large and some small. These bumps are called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Papillae

b.

Clefts

c.

Taste buds

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 347

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Ear

MCQ▾

Question

Which theory of hearing explains the perception of higher sounds?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

auditory

b.

tone

c.

place

d.

frequency

Question number: 348

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Eye

MCQ▾

Question

The scientific term for farsightedness is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

retinitis.

b.

myopia.

c.

astigmatism.

d.

hyperopia.

Question number: 349

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Neurons

Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Scientists found activation in pre-frontal cortex neurons involved in planning motor actions whenever a monkey in their experiment saw a picture of a peanut.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The mirror neurons respond to actions that the animal plans and performs itself and also to the same actions performed by others. These are likely to play a role in learning by observation.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

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