Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The endocrine system contains _____ to produce hormones to control growth and energy consumption.

Question 2 2. Maya has low levels of thyroid hormones. Which of the following symptoms is she most likely to experience?

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

Question 4 4. If Joe has a deficiency in dopamine neurotransmission, what symptoms might he experience?

Question 5 5. Serotonin regulates ______.

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Question 6 6. When is your nervous system most likely to release endorphins?

Question 7 7. Anxiety and depression may be symptoms of low levels of which neurotransmitter?

Question 8 8. Which activity is likely to result in a larger temporal lobe?

Question 9 9. Hearing is processed by the

Question 10 10. Behavior is regulated by the _____ and _____ systems.

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Question 11 11. Neuroplasticity refers to

Question 12 12. Biopsychologists study

Question 13 13. Biopsychology involves

Question 14 14. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 15 15. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true about neurons?

Question 17 17. Low levels of serotonin may cause which of the following?

Question 18 18. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 19 19. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 20 20. The all-or-none law states that _____.

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Question 21 21. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

Question 22 22. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Question 23 23. What are the symptoms people with Broca's aphasia have?

Question 24 24. In which of the following situations would insulin be released from the pancreas?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

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Question 26 26. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 28 28. 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 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. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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