Biology & Behavior in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following do biopsychologists study?

Question 2 2. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 3 3. 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 4 4. An example of neuroplasticity is _____.

Question 5 5. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

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Question 6 6. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Question 7 7. What are the symptoms people with Broca's aphasia have?

Question 8 8. What happens when someone has a stroke?

Question 9 9. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 10 10. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

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Question 11 11. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 12 12. Which part of the brain is composed of nerve cells that filter stimuli?

Question 13 13. If you were being chased by a lion, which of the following would release adrenaline?

Question 14 14. When a male hits puberty, which of the following is responsible for telling the testes to release testosterone?

Question 15 15. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

Question 17 17. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

Question 18 18. The all-or-none law states that _____.

Question 19 19. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 20 20. An action potential occurs when a _____.

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Question 21 21. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 22 22. When you touch a hot stove, which neurons tell your brain it's hot?

Question 23 23. You see a donut on a plate displayed at your local bakery, and your mouth starts watering. Which nervous system allows this to happen?

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about neurons?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 30 30. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Biology & Behavior in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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