Biological Basis of Psychology-Brain (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 127 - 131 of 195

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Question number: 127

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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Question

The brainstem consists mainly of the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cerebrum and the medulla.

b.

cerebellum and the cerebral cortex.

c.

medulla and the cerebellum.

d.

cerebral cortex and the medulla.

Question number: 128

» 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: 129

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Midbrain

b.

Medulla

c.

Brain stem

d.

Forebrain

Question number: 130

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

» Intelligence » Factors Affecting Intelligence

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Does having a larger brain make a person smarter?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Brain size alone determines human intelligence.

b.

Environment has clearly been found to be the sole determinant of human intelligence.

c.

The overall volume of gray matter is not correlated with IQ test scores.

d.

Recent research found a positive correlation between intelligence and the size of several higher brain structures.

Question number: 131

» Biological Basis of Psychology » Brain

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The surgical procedure of cutting the corpus callosum is done in cases of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

severe epilepsy.

b.

injury or stroke.

c.

communication problems.

d.

split personality.

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