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AP Psychology: Biology in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The oldest parts of the brain are the _____.

Question 2 2. A disease or other issue with the brain is called:

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

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a symptom of a hyperactive thyroid?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following do biopsychologists study?

Question 7 7. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 8 8. A neuron is a type of

Question 9 9. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

Question 10 10. 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 11 11. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

Question 12 12. Why are twin studies useful in understanding human behavior?

Question 13 13. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Question 14 14. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

Question 15 15. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

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Question 16 16. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 17 17. The pituitary gland is known as the 'master gland' because it

Question 18 18. The temporal lobe processes information about _____, the parietal lobe processes information about _____ and the occipital lobe of the brain process information about _____ respectively.

Question 19 19. What happens when someone has a stroke?

Question 20 20. Measuring electrical activity on the scalp is done by:

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Question 21 21. Human behaviors and feelings are primarily controlled by _____.

Question 22 22. Using magnets to get an image of the brain is a(n):

Question 23 23. A dopamine deficiency can cause

Question 24 24. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 25 25. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

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Question 26 26. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 27 27. Why would a specialist use a DTI?

Question 28 28. The thyroid gland is located in the

Question 29 29. An action potential occurs when a _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about human behavior is TRUE?

AP Psychology: Biology in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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