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Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a part of the central nervous system?

Question 4 4. The sensory neurons (which take in information about what you see, hear, taste, touch and smell) and motor neurons (which send information to your muscles and glands so you can react) are a part of what system?

Question 5 5. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

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Question 6 6.

FILL IN THE BLANKS:

_(blank) are nerve cells that are constantly sending signals to your brain, muscles and glands. They send chemical signals called _(blank), and they work quickly to help you react to everything going on around you.

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 8 8. Low levels of serotonin may cause which of the following?

Question 9 9. Patients with Parkinson's disease at found to have deficiencies in what?

Question 10 10. A neuron is a type of

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Question 11 11. The pituitary gland is known as the 'master gland' because it

Question 12 12. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Question 13 13. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Question 14 14. What is the function of the parietal lobe?

Question 15 15. The neurotransmitter that controls your appetite, sex drive, moods and ability to sleep is called what?

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Question 16 16. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 17 17. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 18 18. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 19 19. A dopamine deficiency can cause

Question 20 20. People with Broca's aphasia have damage to the Broca's area in which part of the brain?

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Question 21 21. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 22 22. An example of neuroplasticity is _____.

Question 23 23. The all-or-none law states that _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is part of the limbic system?

Question 25 25. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

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Question 26 26. Functions of the central nervous system

Question 27 27. An action potential occurs when a _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following are part of the central nervous system?

Question 29 29. What happens when someone has a stroke?

Question 30 30. Which of the following states that once a neuron receives a signal, it has to fire it off.

Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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