Personality Puzzle Chapter 8 Review Ques.

Personality Puzzle Chapter 8 Review Ques. - CHAPTER 8: The...

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CHAPTER 8: The Anatomy and Physiology of Personality MULTIPLE CHOICE Nerves that send messages from the body to the brain are called ________ nerves, whereas those nerves that carry messages from the brain to the body are called ________ nerves. a. afferent; efferent b. efferent; afferent c. interneurons; extraneurons d. extraneurons; interneurons ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Page: 227 TOP: The Brain and Personality Nerve fibers that connect nerves to each other are called ________. a. afferent nerves b. efferent nerves c. interneurons d. extraneurons ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Page: 227 TOP: The Brain and Personality What part of the human brain is the most distinct from the brains of non-human animals? a. hypothalamus b. amygdala c. hippocampus d. frontal cortex ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Page: 228 TOP: The Brain and Personality Which brain structure seems to play an important role in memory? a. basal ganglia b. hypothalamus c. thalamus d. hippocampus ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Page: 228 TOP: The Brain and Personality What brain region appears to be important for the abilities to plan ahead, anticipate consequences, and` experience emotions such as empathy? a. basal ganglia b. amygdala c. frontal lobes d. hippocampus ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: Page: 228 TOP: The Brain and Personality Which brain region secretes several hormones and is located just above the roof of the mouth? a. cingulate b. hypothalamus c. frontal lobes d. hippocampus ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: Page: 228 TOP: The Brain and Personality To learn more about the relations between personality and brain structures, psychologists have used which methods? a. studying patients who have suffered brain damage b. studying the effects of brain stimulation c. using sophisticated techniques to image working brains d. All of the above. ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Pages: 228–234 TOP: Research Methods for Studying the Brain Why do some researchers rely on animal studies to learn about human brain functioning? a. There are structural similarities in brains across mammalian species. b. There are functional similarities in brains across mammalian species. c. There are psychological similarities in brains across mammalian species. d. All of the above.
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ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: Page: 229 TOP: Research Methods for Studying the Brain What term refers to brain regions that have been injured, removed, or destroyed? a. lesions b. afferent areas c. tomographs d. efferent areas ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: Page: 229 TOP: Brain Damage Current evidence suggests that Eysenck’s biological theory of extraversion is about half right. Which part of the theory has received support? a. The ARAS is indeed like a faucet that controls the flow of cortical stimulation. b. Introverts react more strongly than extraverts to sensory stimulation. c.
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