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Practice test 4 - Practice test#4 After you take the exam...

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Practice test #4 After you take the exam and review your answers, go back and be sure that you understand all of the incorrect answers as well. This will prepare you for questions that may include a slight “tweak” of the question that appears here. All language questions are based on the lateralization of language in 90% of the population. 1) Memories of your high school graduation are categorized as __________ memories. A) perceptual B) episodic C) procedural D) semantic E) nondeclarative 2) In humans, activation of the __________ results in increased negative emotions, while activation of the __________ mediates the expression of such emotions. A) hippocampus, amygdala B) fornix, thalamus C) medulla, periaqueductal grey area D) fornix, hippocampus E) amygdala, prefrontal cortex 3) Axons that extend from the entorhinal cortex to the dentate gyrus of the hippocampus are known as the A) medial forebrain bundle. B) lateral lemniscus. C) perforant pathway. D) anterior commisure. E) Schaffer collaterals. 6) Aggression and risk-taking behaviors are associated with A) high GABA levels. B) low dopamine levels. C) high glutamate levels. D) low serotonin levels. E) high acetylcholine levels. 7) Which of the following stimuli would likely activate neurons of the amygdala? A) Smell of food B) Presence of a mountain lion C) Sound of a baby crying D) Sound of gunfire E) All of the above 10) Testosterone receptors in the __________ are critical to both mating and fighting behaviors. A) ventrolateral hypothalamus B) subfornical organ C) medial preoptic area D) dorsolateral pons E) reticular formation 13) NMDA receptors in the hippocampus are critical to __________ , but not __________ . A) procedural learning; episodic learning B) operant conditioning; classical conditioning
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C) observational learning; spatial learning D) spatial learning; classical conditioning E) perceptual learning; stimulus-response learning 16) The cellular basis for learning and adaptation is called A) semantic memory. B) synaptic plasticity. C) behavioral modification. D) perceptual awareness. E) neuronal enhancement. 17) According to the James-Lange theory A) emotions are subjective experiences which cannot be described physiologically. B) production and comprehension of language are two, unrelated brain functions. C) neurons that fire together, wire together. D) Parkinson's disease is the result of repeated brain injury, not environmental toxins. E) feelings arise from sensory feedback following an emotional response. 20) What is a major role for nitric oxide in the brain? A) Activates the neural circuit controlling inter-species defensive aggression. B) Acts as a reward signal to enhance operant conditioning. C) Activates the neural circuit controlling cognitive rehearsal of new words.
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