Sample_exam1 - Biopsychology(Psy 308 Sample Exam 1 Dr...

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Biopsychology (Psy 308) – Sample Exam 1 Dr. Alcantara 1. The first major Physiological Psychologist was a. Socrates. b. Plato. c. Descartes. d. Aristotle. 2. Electrical stimulation of the right primary motor cortex produces a. a stinging sensation on the right side of the body. b. tingling on the left side of the body. c. movement of a specific area on the right side of the body. d. movement of a specific area on the left side of the body. 3. All of the following are lobes of the cerebral cortex EXCEPT the a. temporal. b. parietal. c. tegmental. d. occipital. 4. When a neuron is at rest, the inside of the axon a. is negatively charged with respect to the outside. b. is positively charged with respect to the outside. c. is not charged. d. converts potential energy into radiant energy. 5. Two conditions associated with abnormal dopamine levels are a. sleep disorders and Parkinson's disease. b. Parkinson's disease and Huntington's chorea. c. Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. d. schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease. 6. Which of the following is the principal excitatory transmitter in the brain? a. Norepinephrine. b. GABA. c. Dopamine. d. Glutamic acid. 7. How many pairs of cranial nerves are there in humans? a. 12. b. 23. c. 31. d. 32.
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8. A node of Ranvier is a a. bundle of microtubules. b. naked portion of a myelinated axon. c. group of neural cell bodies in the central nervous system. d. knob-like structure at the end of an axon. 9. In mammals, the superior colliculi are involved in a. auditory output. b. regulating the autonomic nervous system. c. hindbrain function. d. vision. 10. The term "cortex" is the name given to the a. outer surface of the brain. b. grooves on the outer surface of the brain. c. white matter of the brain. d. "primitive" area of the brain. 11. Darwin revolutionized biology by formulating the principle of a. natural selection. b. inherited consolidation. c. genotypical selection. d. natural concordance. 12. Cocaine can be highly addictive because it a. increases alertness. b. increases activity of dopaminergic neurons involved in reinforcement.
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