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Biological Bases of Behavior for Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Biopsychologists study

Question 2 2. Neuroplasticity refers to

Question 3 3. Biopsychology involves

Question 4 4. Behavior is regulated by the _____ and _____ systems.

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

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Question 6 6. Hearing is processed by the

Question 7 7. Finish the analogy: Unconscious is to autonomic nervous system as conscious is to __________

Question 8 8. Serotonin regulates ______.

Question 9 9. If Joe has a deficiency in dopamine neurotransmission, what symptoms might he experience?

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

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

Question 12 12. The endocrine system contains _____ to produce hormones to control growth and energy consumption.

Question 13 13. Maya has low levels of thyroid hormones. Which of the following symptoms is she most likely to experience?

Question 14 14. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Question 15 15. What happens when someone has a stroke?

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Question 16 16. In which of the following situations would insulin be released from the pancreas?

Question 17 17. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

Question 18 18. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 19 19. An example of neuroplasticity is _____.

Question 20 20. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

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Question 21 21. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

Question 22 22. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 23 23. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 24 24. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

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

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

Question 30 30. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

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