Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 3: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ refers to the way the environment acts upon a person.

Question 2 2. According to biopsychology, eating disorders _____.

Question 3 3. How do the roles of the hippocampus and the hypothalamus differ?

Question 4 4. The thyroid gland is located in the

Question 5 5. Low levels of serotonin may cause which of the following?

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Question 6 6. The part of the neuron that receives signals is called a _____.

Question 7 7. During a refractory period, _____.

Question 8 8. The pituitary gland is known as the 'master gland' because it

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a parasympathetic response?

Question 10 10. Which part of the neuron do the neurotransmitters travel across to reach another neuron?

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Question 11 11. What does the term neuroplasticity refer to?

Question 12 12. Which of the following refers to the way environment or behavior can affect a person's brain?

Question 13 13. A neuron is a type of

Question 14 14. Only about _____ of genes are different from one person to the next. Those that are different are called _____.

Question 15 15. The all-or-none law states that _____.

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Question 16 16. Joseph has Broca's aphasia. What can help him recover his lost abilities?

Question 17 17. Which of the following are part of the central nervous system?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. ____ share the same exact genes.

Question 20 20. A disease or other issue with the brain is called:

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Question 21 21. Genes carry instructions to make _____.

Question 22 22. A dopamine deficiency can cause

Question 23 23. Swatting a mosquito is an example of which of the following?

Question 24 24. The influence of genetics on a person's behavior is sometimes referred to as:

Question 25 25. Why would a specialist use a DTI?

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Question 26 26. Genes are small sequences on DNA, which is coiled up super tight to form _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following does the pancreas regulate?

Question 28 28. A neurotransmitter is a type of _____.

Question 29 29. How can playing a musical instrument impact the brain?

Question 30 30. How can parts of the limbic system be remembered?

Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 3: Biology & Behavior Chapter Exam Instructions

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