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Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Maya has low levels of thyroid hormones. Which of the following symptoms is she most likely to experience?

Question 2 2. The endocrine system contains _____ to produce hormones to control growth and energy consumption.

Question 3 3. Finish the analogy: Unconscious is to autonomic nervous system as conscious is to __________

Question 4 4. Hearing is processed by the

Question 5 5. Which activity is likely to result in a larger temporal lobe?

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Question 6 6. Biopsychologists study

Question 7 7. Behavior is regulated by the _____ and _____ systems.

Question 8 8. Biopsychology involves

Question 9 9. Neuroplasticity refers to

Question 10 10. If Joe has a deficiency in dopamine neurotransmission, what symptoms might he experience?

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Question 11 11. Anxiety and depression may be symptoms of low levels of which neurotransmitter?

Question 12 12. Serotonin regulates ______.

Question 13 13. When is your nervous system most likely to release endorphins?

Question 14 14. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 15 15. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

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Question 16 16. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 17 17. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 18 18. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

Question 19 19. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 20 20. What happens when someone has a stroke?

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Question 21 21. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is true about neurons?

Question 23 23. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

Question 24 24. When you touch a hot stove, which neurons tell your brain it's hot?

Question 25 25. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

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Question 26 26. In which of the following situations would insulin be released from the pancreas?

Question 27 27. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

Question 28 28. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 29 29. When you're at a restaurant and the waiter comes out with your dinner, which system is responsible for telling your brain that your food has arrived?

Question 30 30. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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