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Question number: 402

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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About ________ percent of the human cerebral cortex is in the frontal lobes.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

10

b.

20

c.

50

d.

40

Question number: 403

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Neurons

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The cell body of a neuron is also called the

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a.

dendrite

b.

soma

c.

myelin

d.

axon

Question number: 404

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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In the center, or core, of the brain stem, running from the medulla upto the midbrain, is a complex region containing many small clumps of neurons and a number of long and short nerve fibers. The appearances of this region is called ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Movement of muscles

b.

The reticular formation

c.

Sensory fibers

d.

Reflexes

Question number: 405

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Nervous System

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In states of arousal and in stressful situations ________ is active.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Somatic nervous system

b.

Sympathetic system

c.

Nervous system

d.

Parasympathetic system

Question number: 406

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Sense Organs » Eye

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That humans are not visually sensitive to ultraviolet radiation suggests that sensory systems function as

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a.

feature detectors.

b.

encoding systems.

c.

data reduction systems.

d.

transducers.

Question number: 407

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Some of the nuclei of the thalamus, hypothalamus, and cerebrum are interconnected to form a kind of ring or border around the lower portion of the forebrain. This group of structure is known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Fornix

b.

Limbic system

c.

Amygdala

d.

Septal nuclei

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