Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which activity is likely to result in a larger temporal lobe?

Question 2 2. Finish the analogy: Unconscious is to autonomic nervous system as conscious is to __________

Question 3 3. Hearing is processed by the

Question 4 4. The endocrine system contains _____ to produce hormones to control growth and energy consumption.

Question 5 5. Maya has low levels of thyroid hormones. Which of the following symptoms is she most likely to experience?

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Question 6 6. Neuroplasticity refers to

Question 7 7. Biopsychologists study

Question 8 8. Biopsychology involves

Question 9 9. Behavior is regulated by the _____ and _____ systems.

Question 10 10. When is your nervous system most likely to release endorphins?

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Question 11 11. If Joe has a deficiency in dopamine neurotransmission, what symptoms might he experience?

Question 12 12. Serotonin regulates ______.

Question 13 13. Anxiety and depression may be symptoms of low levels of which neurotransmitter?

Question 14 14. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 15 15. 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?

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Question 16 16. You go for a run around the track, and afterwards, you feel less anxiety and stress. Which neurotransmitter has been released to help you feel this way?

Question 17 17. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

Question 18 18. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Question 19 19. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 20 20. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

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Question 21 21. The temporal lobe, parietal lobe and occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 22 22. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

Question 23 23. When a male hits puberty, which of the following is responsible for telling the testes to release testosterone?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 25 25. You see a donut on a plate displayed at your local bakery, and your mouth starts watering. Which nervous system allows this to happen?

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Question 26 26. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

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

Question 28 28. Which of the following do biopsychologists study?

Question 29 29. You touch a hot stove and the sensory neurons are telling your brain it's hot. Which part of the neuron is sending the neurotransmitters to the other neuron's dendrites to send the signal up to the brain?

Question 30 30. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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